This year’s race starts in Whitehorse and follows the Yukon Quest trail to Braeburn then it goes on to the north end of Madanna Lake. This checkpoint will serve as the halfway point turnaround.
Despite reports of Iqaluit’s tap water smelling like fuel, city and territorial officials say it’s well below Canadian water safety guidelines and is safe to drink.
The territorial health authority is reporting a 13th death in the Northwest Territories, the first since the Omicron variant became dominant in the territory, and five hospitalizations.
Work is underway on energy efficiency upgrades at Yellowknife’s Borealis Housing Cooperative, thanks to a $9.05 million dollar federal grant, and $100,000 from the NWT Housing Corporation.