As Yukon eases quarantine rule, Beaufort Delta residents push for exemption


As Yukon has lifted mandatory isolation requirements for travellers who are fully vaccinated, it’s not just good news for Yukoners, but for residents from the Northwest Territories.

Residents of the territory’s northwestern Beaufort Delta region often talk about how they feel more connected to Yukon at times than the N.W.T. because of how accessible it is. They travel to visit family on the other side of the border and to shop where prices are lower.

But while travelling to Yukon is easier, returning is still difficult. Now, some residents are pushing for an exemption to the N.W.T.’s strict quarantine requirements for those returning from the territory to the west.


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