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Outdoor gathering restrictions set to be loosened before indoor

Restrictions on outdoor gatherings are set to be loosened before indoor gatherings, a change from the original plan laid out by the territorial government.Originally,...
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Yellowknife

Yellowknife RCMP looking for suspects in alleged break and enter

Yellowknife RCMP are seeking to identify two male suspects after attending a call for service on April 7th at a multi-residential building regarding an...

Yellowknife KFC opening on May 3rd, Starbucks May 7th

The new KFC in Yellowknife will be opening on May 3rd, with the next door Starbucks opening on the 7th.Erin Fenwick, marketing and communications...

Live fire exercise April 9-11 west of Yellowknife

The Loyal Edmonton Regiment is conducting a live-fire exercise along the shores of Great Slave Lake near Yellowknife.The exercise will be happening between April...
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Hay River

Health minister defends cut in long-term care bed projections

Health Minister Julie Green defended the new long-term care bed projections amid criticism from MLA’s.Green announced in February that new projections more than halved...

Hay River’s flooding evacuation centre plans being reviewed by MACA, CPHO

Planning for an evacuation centre in Hay River is well underway, according to town administration, as the town prepares for the winter breakup season.Director...

Hay River preparing for breakup season

Hay River is preparing for the breakup season amid record high-water levels.The town said they were taking river mitigation efforts and warned residents they...
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Fort McPherson RCMP arrests multiple impaired drivers

Between March 20th and March 30th, Fort McPherson RCMP arrested and charged five people for operating vehicles while impaired or refusing to comply with...

De Beers offering four scholarships to women in STEM fields

De Beers Group is offering four new scholarships for Canadian women entering science, technology, engineering and mathematics at universities or colleges in Canada.Worth US$2,400...

Almost 40 percent of NWT residents fully vaccinated

The GNWT says as of April 6th, 14,471 residents have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.Clinics are ongoing in the three hub communities as well...

Inuvik artist’s painting to be on Northwestel’s phone directory

Tracy Blyth's painting, Stargazers, will be splashed across the front cover of 2021/22 Northwestel phone directory.Blyth, a former art student, says she’s entered the...

Nominations open for residents that “make the NWT more inclusive and accessible”

Nominations are for the Persons with Disabilities’ Accessibility and Inclusion Awards are now open.The awards recognize the accomplishments of volunteers, community members and businesses...
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Prince Philip dies at 99

Sad news out of Buckingham Palace.Prince Philip the husband of Queen Elizabeth has died at the age of 99.   Philip, also known as the...

Canada receives first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX, 15-M doses coming this month

Federal officials say the country’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues to exceed their expectations.As of today(Thursday), more than 7 million doses have been given in...

City ponders adjustment to tax mill rate

The city is reviewing its mill rate tax ratio, which decides how much of the city's taxes property owners pay on different kinds of...

NACI stands by 4-month interval between COVID-19 vaccine doses

The National Advisory Committee on Immunizations says the recommended four months between COVID-19 vaccine doses is still safe for Canadians. Last month, NACI released an...

NWT Construction gets city sewer contract

Yellowknife city council voted in a special council meeting to give its sewer contract to NWT Construction Ltd.The contract was for full replacement of...

New dates announced for rescheduled Arctic Winter Games

The 2022 Wood Buffalo Arctic Winter Games have now been rescheduled to take place from January 29th-February 4th, 2023.The Arctic Winter Games International Committee...

NT Hydro’s capital budget set to be cut by $62 million as projects delayed

The NT Hydro’s capital budget is set to be cut by more than $62 million, as delays have pushed completion on a number of...

Isolation services transitioning from Aspen Apartments to YK isolation hotels

The NWT Health and Social Services Authority is planning to close the Aspen isolation centre and will be transitioning to hotel-based isolation centres in...

One COVID-19 case in YK, international traveller

One case of COVID-19 has been reported in Yellowknife, stemming from international travel.There has been no exposure risk identified, according to the Chief Public...

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Diavik

A second worker already in self-isolation has tested positive for COVID-19 at the Diavik Diamond Mine prompting the territory's Chief Public Health Officer to...

One case of UK COVID-19 variant reported at Diavik

One case of the UK COVID-19 variant has been reported at Diavik Diamond Mine.Lab analysis confirmed the virus is the B.1.1.7 variant, which was...

New chair appointed to WSCC’s governance council

Jenni Bruce has been appointed by the Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission of the NWT and Nunavut as the new chair of its Governance...

MACA unwilling to pay for Ingraham Trail Fire Services

Minister Paulie Chinna ruled out the GWNT paying for fire services on Ingraham Trail, which have officially ceased to be covered by the City...

Fuel prices to change in several NWT communities

On April 5th, the GNWT will be adjusting the price of fuel in the NWT to reflect the current cost of fuel, transportation and...

GNWT needs to show more urgency on Whatì power line: MLA

Whatì has waited more than 20 years for progress on bringing the town a reliable electricity supply and the territorial government needs to speed...

Two NWT energy projects receive federal funding

$640,000 has been handed out for two projects in the NWT that will help rural and remote communities combat climate change by reducing their...

COVID-19 vaccines ramping up in Canada

Just under six million COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Canada. Deputy Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Howard Njoo said just under 15 percent of...

Home ownership barriers not being fixed: MLA

Longstanding issues with housing policies make it harder for NWT residents to own homes, especially in communities, according to MLA Kam Lake Caitlin Cleveland. Cleveland...
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GNWT finalizes $17 million agreement to support french language services

An agreement has been finalized to provide a multi-year framework to support the planning and delivery of quality French language communication and service in...

Dene Nation giving out salmon and flour to city’s Indigenous population

The Dene Nation handed out salmon fillets and bags of flour to Yellowknife’s Indigenous population on Wednesday.Jane Arychuk, an organizer who helps with education...

Deputy mayor voted to replace Enterprise’s resigning mayor

Enterprise has a new mayor, after the hamlet’s council picked a replacement for Malcolm MacPhail in a council meeting on Tuesday.Michael St Amour is...