If COVID-19 re-emerges in Nunavut this upcoming school year, closures and remote learning orders will depend on community-specific factors like vaccination rates. Alookie elementary school in Pangnirtung is pictured here. (Photo by Mélanie Ritchot)
Last year's approach to reopening scrapped, Education Department says
Nunavut students and staff will be given the opportunity this school year to heal from the “challenging” and possibly “traumatic” experiences they faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Education Department released its 2021-22 Opening Plan for Nunavut Schools on Tuesday, hours after the territorial government released its guide to ‘living with’ COVID-19. Once students and...
Even before NTI’s walk-in vaccination clinic officially opened at 1 pm. on Wednesday, the line was already out the door and wrapped halfway down the length of Iqaluit’s curling rink. While the clinic is offering adult Iqaluit residents a chance to receive the Moderna vaccine, those lined up were the city’s youth—and their guardians—anxious to be among the first in the territory to get the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. (Photo by Dustin Patar)