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Nominations for Minister’s Culture and Heritage Awards open

Nominations for the Minister's Culture and Heritage Awards are now open. The awards, run by the Department of Education, Culture and Employment, are chosen...

A million in federal funding to fight substance use issues

The GNWT received federal funding to help the territory deal with its substance use issues. Health minister Julie Green and federal Indigenous Services Minister Marc...

Some medical procedures paused for NT residents travelling to Alberta

NT residents looking to travel to Alberta for some elective procedures may be unable to do so, according to the health minister. Health minister Julie...

COVID-19 case in Rankin Inlet, could impact Northern Travel Bubble

A confirmed case of COVID-19 has been reported in Rankin Inlet in Nunavut. The case is Nunavut’s third in a week, and the impact it...

Report outlines health problems in Northwest Territories

The health department released its annual report that showed marginal improvements in healthcare outcomes for a number of groups. But alcohol and substance use remains...

Wolverine spotted on Dagenais Drive, Con Road

Yellowknife residents on Dagenais Drive and Con Road were sharing the streets with a wolverine late Wednesday night. Wildlife officers at the NWT’s Department of...

Additional flu clinic spaces open up in YK

The Yellowknife flu clinic is opening up an additional 100 spaces a day throughout this week. After a “successful first day”, the mass-vaccination clinic at...

UPDATE: Gahcho Kué records confirmed positive COVID-19 test

The second round of testing at Gahcho Kué mine has returned one confirmed positive COVID-19 case. The worker who tested positive was a Yellowknife resident. The second...

Yellowknife gyms blocking new members, screening at the door with COVID-19 exposure risk in YK

Several gyms in Yellowknife are tightening up access to their facilities, with the two COVID-19 cases in Yellowknife having been confirmed. Break Away Fitness on...

Program aims to fill gaps in mental health training for land-based programs

A new training program being developed in collaboration with local Indigenous groups aims to better train land-based programming to deal with mental health issues. The...

Inuvik COVID-19 case confirmed, GNWT awaits results for YK presumptive cases

The presumptive COVID-19 case in Inuvik has been confirmed, according to a release sent out on Tuesday by the Department of Health and Social...

UPDATE: COVID-19 community exposure risk in YK, three presumptive COVID-19 cases in NT

Update 5:25 p.m.: RCMP Yellowknife will continue operations, despite being listed as one of two locations in Yellowknife where there was a COVID-19 exposure...

Masks mandatory in NT’s airports starting Oct. 13

Masks are being made mandatory in NT’s airports as of October 13. The GNWT announced Thursday that masks would be made mandatory in all...

Trails desired by public, but take a backseat to new aquatic centre

Several parks and trail projects are being delayed because of spending cuts forecasted in the 2021 draft budget. This is despite a city-run survey showing...

COVID testing speeds up, with more rapid testing on the way

COVID-19 test results are now coming back within a day and a half, according to the GNWT’s chief public health officer. But Dr. Kami Kandola...

New kiosks showcase overlooked parts of YK’s history

Six new information kiosks are being set-up around Yellowknife, with the aim of giving greater recognition to the city’s Indigenous history. The four-sided kiosks feature...

CPHO says get your flu shot to fight COVID-19

The GNWT has announced the schedule for flu shots clinics and are urging residents to get the vaccine to help reduce the burden on...

YK comic performs for live audience at festival

Over the past few months, Jade Halcyon has become more accustomed to performing to her plants than in front of an audience. “Comedy is really...

Banning flavoured vapes would ‘kill the whole industry’: business owner

The territorial government is asking the public for their take on a potential ban on selling flavoured vapes.  GWNT introduced the Tobacco and Vapour Products...

Everything you need to know about legal cannabis in the Northwest Territories

In less than a week, recreational cannabis will be legal across Canada for the first time.  Here is a rundown of everything you need...

City holding public consultation on trail connectivity

The City of Yellowknife is seeking the public's input as it develops a Trails Connectivity Strategy. "The City is committed to promote active transportation and...

New Public Administrator appointed for HRHSSA

 The Minister of Health and Social Services, Glen Abernethy, appointed Mr. Brian Willows of Hay River, as the new Public Administrator for the Hay...

YK1 schools to provide after-school programs after fire

YWCA Yellowknife has announced that its after-school childcare programs will be suspended for the foreseeable future due to yesterday morning’s fire on 54 Avenue. In...

How to help the families affected by the Rockhill Apartments fire

The YWCA says it is now accepting donations after yesterday morning's fire. The organization is recovering after a fire tore through its offices and transitional...
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