The NWT's economic engine, diamond mining, was facing trouble even before the pandemic. We asked the federal northern affairs minister if Ottawa will help.
Credit rating agency Fitch downgraded Dominion Diamond Mines, saying the Ekati diamond mine's owner is in a weak financial position and needs a cash injection.
The NWT's Summit Air says it will hire back full-time staff laid off last month as the Covid-19 pandemic brought northern airlines almost to a standstill.
Yellowknife just drew up a new plan to boost its economy. At least two city councillors think it isn't nearly bold enough, but others say it's no time for risk.
New federal money will help the northern territories keep their airlines afloat and pay to ensure health centres have what they need for the Covid-19 pandemic.
New regulations shared online by NWT MLAs will make it easier for renters to stay in their homes during the Covid-19 pandemic, even if they can't pay rent.
The NWT will not add new restrictions on alcohol or cannabis during the pandemic, despite the Dene Nation renewing its plea for such measures a day earlier.
Yellowknife identified some priorities as residents deal with the pandemic. Funding for homelessness initiatives and a mini Shop YK promotion are among them.
The NWT government says no contractor worried about carrying out construction work during the pandemic will be obliged to press on. Some had expressed concerns.
The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation has allocated all of its initial emergency cash to help families during the pandemic, and is now searching for more funding.
We've all seen gas prices plunge, by NWT standards, in the past few weeks. But with a pandemic to fight, who wants to drive? Some gas stations are struggling.
"Communities have refused to let workers enter out of fear." The NWT's construction association questioned why work on all GNWT projects is allowed to continue.