Flu shots will be available in Yellowknife from Thursday. Details for other communities are to be announced. Flu is expected to be a bigger problem this winter.
In this week's briefing: booster shots, how we illustrate the news, your letters about QR codes and an aquatic centre in Yellowknife, and another election day.
A woman has been medevaced to Alberta after being found seriously injured in the middle of Highway 3 outside Fort Providence. Police appealed for information.
The NWT will begin offering Covid-19 booster shots to residents as young as 50, a local decision that outpaces the speed at which national guidance is evolving.
Parents of kids who attended an Inuvik junior kindergarten on Wednesday, October 13 are told "to immediately isolate and arrange testing for their children."
The NWT reported 22 new Covid-19 cases, its lowest number of new cases in weeks. Even so, there were many exposure notices for Yellowknife and Inuvik.
If you took a City Cab in Yellowknife on or after September 29, monitor yourself for symptoms of Covid-19 and arrange for a test if need be.
The date for NWT MLAs to begin their fall sitting has been delayed again over the Covid-19 outbreak both in Yellowknife and at the territorial legislature.
If you've had trouble downloading your proof of vaccination or you need help accessing a paper copy, a new office opens in Yellowknife on Tuesday.
Inuvik is seeing "evidence of early community transmission" of Covid-19. Residents were warned the town is currently on the same trajectory as Yellowknife.
Police in the Northwest Territories say they charged eight people with impaired driving during a targeted operation over the Thanksgiving long weekend.
Freight barges hauling heavy equipment from the Nechalacho mine docked in Yellowknife, a once-routine sight that is now a rarity in the city.