COVID-19

Empathy, reintegration key to GN school-year plan

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...

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NTI walk-in vaccination clinic draws a crowd

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)