Nunavut, N.W.T. capitals issue new orders as COVID-19 surges in Canada’s north

Nunavut’s capital declared a state of emergency Monday and Yellowknife in the neighbouring N.W.T. closed its schools as news cases of COVID-19 sprang up in both territories. Iqaluit, a city of about … Read More

Nunavut confirms 1st COVID-19 case in Iqaluit, orders closures in capital city

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 14, 2021 11:53 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Nunavut has confirmed the first … Read More

‘Just listen’: Nunavut officials urge residents of coronavirus hotspot to stay home

Nunavut’s health minister is pleading with residents of Arviat, where a COVID-19 outbreak continued to grow Friday, to stay home. Lorne Kusugak said if people living in Arviat follow isolation … Read More

Ottawa providing nearly $20M to help Nunavut combat growing coronavirus outbreak

Ottawa is contributing nearly $20 million in federal funding to the Nunavut government and Inuit communities to help combat a sharp rise in coronavirus cases. The funding announced late Wednesday … Read More

‘All it takes is one case’: How coronavirus cases suddenly spiked across Nunavut

It has been just over two weeks since Nunavut declared its first case of COVID-19, but it’s still unknown how 84 people were infected so quickly in the territory. Nunavut is home to … Read More

Canada’s coronavirus cases exceed 300,000

Canada surpassed 300,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, marking yet another grim milestone for a country grappling with a worsening second wave. As of 6:20 p.m. ET., … Read More