Organizers of the annual Yellowknife Geoscience Forum on Friday confirmed 2020's edition of the event will not take place.
The NWT government extended territory-wide public health emergency – enacted to address the Covid-19 pandemic – for the ninth time.
Six people have been fined for violating NWT self-isolation and travel restrictions in recent weeks. One arrived on foot at an "unauthorized entry point."
With Covid-19 the dominant worry, health officials in the NWT remain concerned about a syphilis outbreak. The pandemic's impact on that outbreak isn't clear.
Fort Simpson's rec centre has increased its hours and programming, while an off-leash dog park for the community is coming soon.
Bree Denning is stepping down as executive director of the Yellowknife Women's Society to lead the development of a territory-wide alcohol strategy.
The NWT's integrity commissioner dismissed a complaint that health minister Diane Thom broke MLAs' code of conduct over Covid-19 rules, calling it "vexatious."
The NWT Medical Association met territorial health officials after it criticized social distancing requirements. The GNWT says its policies won't change.
Up to $100,000 in bursaries will be awarded to post-secondary students impacted by the pandemic.
The GNWT is removing Covid-19 benefits for residents who need them most, Yellowknife Centre MLA Julie Green said, calling the move "a slap in the face."
The NWT expects to expand its rapid Covid-19 testing system in Yellowknife and install a new system in Inuvik. Rapid testing is key to the move to phase three.
Air North says the Covid-19 pandemic has forced it to cancel all remaining summer 2020 flights between Whitehorse, Yellowknife, and Ottawa.