The Canadian Championship Dog Derby, a centrepiece of the NWT's dog mushing calendar, fought long and hard to go ahead as scheduled. It has admitted defeat.
The winter road connecting Fort Smith to Fort Chipewyan, Alberta, shut down on Saturday as the territorial government closed the NWT's border to most people.
Residents are asked to cancel gatherings "regardless of size or number of participants" effective immediately. A range of businesses are being told to close.
Moving to support communities in the coronavirus pandemic, northern First Nations are providing members – and, in some instances, others – with supplies.
Some RCMP officers in the Northwest Territories have begun wearing protective equipment while on duty as the territory registers its first case of Covid-19.
The Town of Norman Wells will convene a special meeting on Sunday to update its emergency measures as Imperial Oil reduces its workforce to combat Covid-19.
We know there are a lot of questions about what to do with the NWT's border closing and Covid-19 confirmed here. We've done our best to answer some of them.
The NWT confirmed its first case of Covid-19, hours before the territory is expected to close its borders. The person, a Yellowknifer, is recovering.
The federal minister of northern affairs acknowledged economic supports announced so far won't cover living costs for many northerners. He says more is coming.
The Northwest Territories is closing its borders to many people from Saturday, the territorial government announced in a news release late on Friday evening.
The Diavik and Gahcho Kué mines sent some workers home while Ekati has closed. The industry minister said she was satisfied the mines were acting appropriately.
The NWT announced emergency pandemic-related economic measures valued at $13.2 million, considered an "initial step" with further federal help on the way.