Ferry season in the Northwest Territories will start wrapping up this week, with ferries serving Wrigley and Fort Simpson set to shut down for the winter in a matter of days.
Residents are advised to move essential goods as soon as possible.
According to GNWT statistics, the MV Lafferty’s 20-year average closing date is November 3. The MV Johnny Berens is coming out of the water a little later than usual, its 20-year average closing date being October 31.
The territory has four ferries connecting communities to the territory’s highway network. Ferries serving Tsiigehtchic and Fort McPherson remain operational.