Nursing shortage leads to temporary closures at Nunavut health care centres

A nationwide health care staffing shortage appears to be affecting Nunavut particularly hard. The Nunavut government announced on Friday it was temporarily closing its two northernmost community health centres for part of the summer due... Read more »

Wait-list for children’s dental surgery in Nunavut has doubled to 1,000

A Nunavut woman says her 12-year-old son lost 15 pounds while waiting to have a tooth removed this year. The boy in Rankin Inlet was recently one of more than 1,000 children... Read more »

Yukon seeks federal help to deal with ‘widespread community transmission’ of COVID-19

Yukon is at a pivotal point in the pandemic, testing the limits of its healthcare system, the territory’s Health Minister Tracy McPhee said Wednesday during a media update. The territory has reached... Read more »

Yukon seeks help from feds as it deals with ‘widespread community transmission’ of COVID-19

Yukon is at a pivotal point in the pandemic, testing the limits of its healthcare system, the territory’s Health Minister Tracy McPhee said Wednesday during a media update. The territory has reached... Read more »