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

Nunavut struggles to contain coronavirus as cases rise: ‘Hardship is not a new thing’

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 … 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

Schools, businesses to close in Nunavut Wednesday as coronavirus cases more than double

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 17, 2020 8:35 pm     Updated November 17, 2020 9:44 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Schools, businesses close in Nunavut as coronavirus cases more than double

Nunavut is shutting down for two weeks starting today to try to get cases of COVID-19 under control. All schools and non-essential businesses are closed, as are libraries, fitness centres, … Read More

Newfoundland workers from sites in Alberta, Nunavut asked to get COVID-19 tests

Newfoundland and Labrador is asking workers who returned to the province in the last two weeks from work sites in Nunavut and Alberta to get tested for COVID-19. The department … Read More

New delay in construction of Nunavut military port blamed on coronavirus pandemic

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 2, 2020 2:21 pm     Updated August 2, 2020 2:23 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Nunavut reports 2 presumptive coronavirus cases

Nunavut is reporting two presumptive cases of COVID-19 at an iron mine on the northern tip of Baffin Island. The territory is the only jurisdiction in Canada without a confirmed … Read More

Nunavut reports presumptive coronavirus case, may be territory’s first

The novel coronavirus pandemic may have finally reached Nunavut, as the territory announced its first presumptive case Thursday. Chief public health officer Dr. Michael Patterson said the case is a … Read More

Nunavut reports presumptive coronavirus case, would be territory’s first if confirmed

The novel coronavirus pandemic may have finally reached Nunavut, as the territory announced its first presumptive case Thursday. Chief public health officer Dr. Michael Patterson said the case is a … Read More

Yukon, Northwest Territories begin to ease COVID-19 measures after month of no new cases

Two of Canada’s three territories began the first phases of their economic reopening plans Friday, after a month without reporting any new cases of the novel coronavirus. The Yukon simultaneously … Read More

‘Huge relief’: Nunavut’s first coronavirus case a false positive

Canada’s High Arctic may still be free of the novel coronavirus. A case of COVID-19 supposedly confirmed in the remote Nunavut community of Pond Inlet last week has turned out … Read More

Yukon sees its first two COVID-19 cases — a couple who recently visited the U.S.

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 22, 2020 11:39 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Yukon’s chief medical health officer … Read More

No coronavirus cases have been reported in the territories. Experts hope it stays that way

All 10 Canadian provinces have reported at least one case of the novel coronavirus, bringing the country’s total past 1,000 confirmed cases as of Friday. So far, none of the … Read More

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