|New case of COVID-19 in Yukon, this time in a rural community - Wed, 8 Apr 2020 17:42:45 EDT|
Yukon has now confirmed 8 cases of COVID-19 in the territory. The latest case was found in a rural community outside Whitehorse, according to the chief medical officer.
|N.W.T. deputy chief public health officer hired, 'task force' created to help enforce COVID-19 protocols - Wed, 8 Apr 2020 16:08:45 EDT|
Conrad Baetz has been hired to lead approximately 30 staff to help enforce public health orders issued by chief public health officer Dr. Kami Kandola.
|Here's why Nunavut will name a small community with a COVID-19 case - Wed, 8 Apr 2020 13:46:41 EDT|
The territory's chief public health officer says when, or if, someone is diagnosed in Nunavut, he wants to make sure it doesn't cause widespread panic in all 25 communities.
|'We're told nothing': Questions still loom over Fort Resolution after its 1st COVID-19 case - Wed, 8 Apr 2020 13:15:10 EDT|
Some residents of Fort Resolution, N.W.T., say they still have more questions than answers after it was revealed that a person who tested positive for COVID-19 landed in their community last week.
|'We all end up crying': Couple at seniors' home celebrates 64th anniversary virtually with family - Wed, 8 Apr 2020 07:00:00 EDT|
Family couldn't attend the celebration because Avens — A Community for Seniors is on lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Nunavut government calls teachers back from the South - Wed, 8 Apr 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
In the wake of school closures due to COVID-19, and recent spring breaks, right now around 85 of Nunavut's teachers are in the South.
|Postal workers' union raises concerns about safety of Amazon workers - Wed, 8 Apr 2020 19:04:06 EDT|
The president of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and members of cabinet to express concern about the decision to use Amazon Canada to deliver vital medical supplies across the country.
|Number of COVID-19 cases reported in Indigenous communities more than doubles - Wed, 8 Apr 2020 15:27:56 EDT|
The number of positive cases of COVID-19 on reserves and among Inuit has more than doubled since last week, according to Indigenous Services Canada.
|Cambridge Bay man pleads guilty to manslaughter - Wed, 8 Apr 2020 15:31:36 EDT|
Raymond Komak stabbed Sandy Ekpakohak during a drunk fight in January 2019. Ekpakohak's body was found on the living room floor by Komak’s wife around 4 a.m. He had a stab wound on his upper back from a steak knife, that was determined to be the cause of death.
|'Our mission to help': Whitehorse RV park opens early for Yukoners self-isolating - Wed, 8 Apr 2020 08:00:00 EDT|
An RV park in Whitehorse has opened two weeks early as a spot for Yukoners returning to the territory to self-isolate.