Travellers at the Hay River and Fort Smith airports, and those arriving into Fort Smith by winter road, will soon have access to Covid-19 rapid tests.
Starting this weekend, Covid-19 rapid tests will be available to people entering the NWT by highway as well as those landing at Yellowknife and Inuvik airports.
A checkpoint at the NWT's border south of Fort Smith will not be reinstated following the opening of the nearby winter road and advent of the Omicron variant.
The NWT government amended its Covid-19 exposure notifications webpage after inadvertently listing an Air Canada flight that had yet to board at the time.
The ice road connecting Yellowknife and Dettah across Yellowknife Bay opened on Friday morning. It's likely to remain open until mid-April.
A Yellowknife mom whose son recently returned from England says Covid-19 testing rules at the Canadian border are unclear and could cause holiday travel chaos.
Anyone entering the NWT via Yellowknife or Inuvik airports will now receive a take-home Covid-19 rapid test kit.
The NWT delayed plans to welcome tourists back into the territory, instead choosing to adjust isolation requirements for residents ahead of the holidays.
Northwestern, the airline connecting Fort Smith to Yellowknife, is moving its Yellowknife passenger service from the main air terminal to Air Tindi's new base.
Here's an update on the NWT's three biggest construction dreams: a road from Norman Wells to Wrigley, a highway to Nunavut, and a huge power grid expansion.
The NWT is considering whether proof of vaccination can fully reopen the territory to tourism without waiting for Covid-19 case numbers to fall across Canada.
Highway 7 south of Fort Liard will, from Tuesday, reopen to two-way traffic at specific times – almost 18 months after closing to most inbound traffic.