Gradual reopening of the NWT-BC Highway 7 border looks imminent. Reopening is tied to Fort Liard's vaccination rate, which is set to hit the threshold required.
"He's our banker, he's our delivery person, he's everything to us." Sergei Mjatelski's tiny airline fills a gap for people in smaller Dehcho communities.
Indigenous tourism advocates say their industry in Canada could take five years longer than most tour operators to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
"Looking at this whole thing wrong." The City of Yellowknife's latest plan to introduce bus service to Kam Lake doesn't satisfy all city councillors.
The Tłı̨chǫ Highway, connecting Whatì to the NWT road network year-round, remains on track to open this fall as planned. However, there isn't a fixed date yet.
The NWT will begin providing standardized records of vaccination against Covid-19 – increasingly a requirement for travel – by the end of October.
Fort Providence's Big River and Snowshoe Inn gas stations lost power, warning drivers the community was potentially unable to provide fuel for several hours.
North-Wright Airways suspended scheduled flights to and from Fort Good Hope and Colville Lake. Flights to Délı̨nę and Tulita may be cancelled at short notice.
Nunavut suspended its portion of the common travel area, meaning more isolation for some travellers. The NWT, meanwhile, extended its public health emergency.
Expect a new Frank Channel Bridge to open by the end of 2024. The federal and NWT governments have set aside $50 million to replace the 61-year-old bridge.
Canada's seven-day average of new Covid-19 cases, a key marker in the NWT's reopening plan, moved back above 1,000. The GNWT said that won't immediately matter.
Vaccination rates across Canada effectively reached the milestone for a further reopening of the NWT, but the territory's own rate is not at the required level.