Nunavut government announces new COVID-19 case in Arviat

It’s the territory’s first new case since Dec. 28

The Nunavut government has announced a new COVID-19 case in Arviat. The news, announced on Friday, Jan. 22, comes several weeks after the hamlet celebrated an important milestone – zero active cases after suffering an outbreak that wrought 222 infections and one death over the past two months. The government says this case is the...

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Nunavut government announces new COVID-19 case in Arviat

The Nunavut government has announced a new COVID-19 case in Arviat. The news, announced on Friday, Jan. 22, comes several weeks after the hamlet celebrated an important milestone – zero active cases after suffering an outbreak that wrought 222 infections and one death over the past two months. The government says this case is the…

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Nunavut government backs away from Iqaluit-Nuuk fibre-optic cable

The Government of Nunavut’s $209 million plan for plugging the territory into an ultra-fast fibre-optic cable will likely take a big detour this year, a government spokesperson told Nunatsiaq News earlier this week in an email. “There has been significant work on this project over the past year as the GN had an opportunity to…

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