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31 March 2020
315 people are currently in isolation locations in southern Canada. 178 are Nunavummiut on medical travel, 78 are Nunavummiut returning to the territory and 59 are Nunavut students.
31 March 2020
New research permits will not be granted due to the closure of HTOs and travel restrictions related to COVID-19.
31 March 2020
The Corrections division has been working diligently at all levels to ensure we have plans in place to support our staff, our inmates and the community throughout this public health emergency.
31 March 2020
Today, the Department of Education Is launching a learn-at-home website, Angirrami Ilinniarniq (angirrami.com).
30 March 2020
All GN office buildings continue to be closed to the public. If a member of the public needs to meet with GN essential services staff, alternate arrangements need to be made.
30 March 2020
Out-of-territory students wishing to return to their home communities in Nunavut have started their 14-day isolation period in Ottawa (31 students) and Winnipeg (15 students).
27 March 2020
The department will provide immediate short-term relief to Nunavut businesses through its Small Business Support Program. Eligible businesses can apply for up to $5,000 in support in the form of a non-repayable contribution.
25 March 2020
At this time the Iqaluit NULC beer and wine store will continue to operate with enhanced social distancing measures in effect. Customers are requested to stand at least two meters apart while waiting in line outside the store. Starting March 25, 2020, the
19 March 2020
Unless otherwise stated, departmental services are expected to operate as usual. Updates are provided daily.
19 March 2020
Human Resources is working with Departments of Justice, Family Services, and Health to determine what additional supports they may need.