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Northwestel to offer unlimited Internet for $10 more – Awaits Approval

October 19, 2020

A tariff application for new business and residential Internet packages with an unlimited data option has been submitted by Norwestel to CRTC for approval. If approved, it will be available to order after November 2, 2020, via online or through the customer service channels. If the application gets approved, Internet plans with unlimited data will […]

Extension of Public Health Emergency through October 27, 2020

October 15, 2020

As advised by the Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO), Dr. Kami Kandola, and under the Northwest Territories’ Public Health Act, the Minister of Health and Social Services, Julie Green has extended the territory-wide Public Health Emergency through October 27, 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated significantly across Canada in the last few weeks as COVID […]

Masks – Must At Airports

October 9, 2020

Starting October 13, 2020, it will be mandatory for travelers and employees at the Northwest Territories (NWT) airport terminal buildings to wear a mask. However, even before this mandate is brought into effect, everybody in the airport premises is requested to wear masks as a safety precaution in the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic situation, to help […]

Territory-wide Public Health Emergency Extended through September 29, 2020

September 18, 2020

To respond decisively to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and to maintain health safety for the NWT residents, under the Northwest Territories’ Public Health Act, the territory-wide Public Health Emergency has been extended through September 29, 2020, by the Minister of Health and Social Services, Julie Green, on the advice of Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) […]

Public Health Emergency in NWT extended through September 1, 2020

August 20, 2020

Territory-wide Public Health Emergency under the Northwest Territories’ Public Health Act has been extended upto September 1, 2020, as announced by Minister of Health and Social Services Diane Thom, as per the advice of Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) Dr. Kami Kandola. Such a step has been taken considering the significant increase in COVID-19 cases […]

Wage Top-up Program Extended

August 3, 2020

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has extended the wage top-up program for an additional eight weeks to match the federal extension of the Canada Emergency Relief Benefit (CERB) to October 3, 2020. Businesses can immediately apply for temporary funding to top-up employees’ wages from April to $18/hour.  This program has been made possible […]

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