RCMP say seven people face charges after a series of raids on properties across Yellowknife related to the city's crack cocaine trade.
The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation says Duane Smith will continue as its chair after challenger Patrick Gruben withdrew from this year's election.
One new hospitalization was reported on Thursday as the Northwest Territories moved to a pandemic high of 1,365 active Covid-19 cases.
Reopening schools in some NWT communities is better than keeping classrooms closed because of the Omicron variant, the NWT's chief public health officer said.
MLAs won't now reconvene at the Northwest Territories legislature until February 21, a delay of almost three weeks attributed to Covid-19.
Paxlovid, the Covid-19 antiviral treatment newly approved by Health Canada, will become available in the NWT this week – to patients meeting certain criteria.
Some NWT communities announced plans to resume a semblance of normality from next week as the territory's active Covid-19 case count ticked back up to 1,300.
The NWT extended restrictions that combat the Omicron wave, saying more time is needed. There are new recommendations for Inuvik and Fort Smith.
The continuing Omicron wave is driving the NWT's Covid-19 figures up to a scale not previously seen, with hundreds of infections and recoveries per day.
Action will be taken to improve safety at a crossing where a dog musher was badly hurt in a collision last month, the City of Yellowknife says.
A thirteenth person in the Northwest Territories has passed away from Covid-19. Five more people in the NWT have been admitted to hospital with the disease.
Police in Hay River have summoned major crimes and forensics specialists as their investigation into the death of a 24-year-old man continues.