The premier and chief public health officer said people should stay at home and not invite guests from the South to come up north, in order to minimize an expected surge in COVID-19 cases in the N.W.T. due to holiday travel.
Inuit Canadians will have 24/7 access to Inuktitut-language television programming starting first thing on Monday, at 12:01 a.m.
N.W.T.'s Chief Public Health Officer said the rapid response team is being deployed to find the source and added there is no reason to be frightened. 'We know what works to stop transmission, and public health is working hard to find the source.'
After a summer that saw high water levels and even higher concentrations of metal in two N.W.T. rivers, water testing is showing a return to normal, and a limited impact on local wildlife.