We couldn't let the last-ever Whatì winter road just evaporate without a Cabin Radio road trip.
The NWT's health minister says she hopes to have "good news" regarding opening up travel between the territory and Yukon by the end of March.
A contractor with a specialized ice construction method is working to strengthen Fort Chipewyan’s winter road, which is unusually weak after warm weather.
Until at least January 30, the gate at the border on Highway 7 will be operated by appointment only between 10am and 2pm on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Air Canada will suspend service to and from Yellowknife on January 23, the Mayor of Yellowknife said on Tuesday morning.
The ice road connecting Yellowknife and Dettah is now open for vehicles weighing up to 5,000 kg. It's expected to remain open until mid-April.
Parks Canada confirmed the winter road connecting Fort Smith and Fort Chipewyan through Wood Buffalo National Park will not be built this year.
“The second wave has come ashore in the North,” Kami Kandola told the NWT. Unless you absolutely have to head south for Christmas, the message is simple: don't.
As Nunavut prepared for a two-week lockdown amid a sudden increase in Covid-19 cases, the NWT shut down the travel bubble between the two territories.
Fort Chipewyan residents may have no access to the NWT this winter. Parks Canada is considering closing the winter road connecting the community to Fort Smith.
The territorial government confirmed it had adjusted aspects of its upcoming Dempster Highway closure after the Gwich’in Tribal Council expressed concern.
The Dempster Highway between the NWT and Yukon will shut down after ferries close and before ice roads open, a move in part related to pandemic restrictions.