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All territorial government workers who work with vulnerable members of the public must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by November 30, the GNWT says.
Yellowknife store Williams Electronics, formerly Roy’s Audio Video, is moving into the former Northern Images location. Expect it to open in early October.
A fence protected a person from a charging black bear near Yellowknife's Great Slave Helicopters site on Thursday. Residents are warned the bear has two cubs.
The territory's first fully accessible playground opened in Yellowknife's Somba K'e Park this week and is already proving popular.
Pfizer-BioNTech's vaccine works well in children aged five to 11, an initial trial concluded. The results will now be independently examined by Health Canada.
Liquor is again temporarily banned in Behchokǫ̀. The latest month-long prohibition comes after an "increase in alcohol abuse and related unlawful activity."
The NWT will begin providing standardized records of vaccination against Covid-19 – increasingly a requirement for travel – by the end of October.
Immunocompromised NWT residents can book a third dose of Covid-19 vaccine starting later on Thursday. Read the latest on booster doses and shots for under-12s.
Active Covid-19 case numbers crept up in Yellowknife, Behchokǫ̀, and Whatì. More than 70 of 121 Yellowknife cases are among "underhoused" people, the GNWT said.
The Chief of Smith's Landing First Nation criticized "unacceptable" behaviour after two posts designed to keep ATVs off a hiking trail were cut down.
There have been 59 new recorded cases of Covid-19 in the NWT since Friday, bringing the active caseload to 178. Active cases in Yellowknife increased by 20.