With vaccination against COVID-19 beginning in N.W.T. communities, the territory’s top doctors are combating misinformation and answering questions about who can get it, and whether herd immunity is on the horizon.
Vaccination clinics start Monday in Iqaluit for at-risk groups, including seniors age 65 and over, and people who live in or work at shelters, where staff say social distancing is nearly impossible.
The 17-member council began meeting in early June to advise the government on its economic response to the pandemic.
A 29-year-od Wha Ti man accused of murdering another man in Yellowknife this month has a long and increasingly violent criminal history. Morin Lee Nitsiza was arrested Jan. 10, two days after another man was found dead near the downtown homeless shelter and sobering centre.