As vaccination rates climb, thoughts across the North turn to reopening


In many southern provinces, 900 cases of COVID-19 could be diagnosed in a single day.

But in the territories, where small, remote communities are the norm, 900 cases of COVID-19 have had a massive impact on the daily lives of residents.

Now, as early access to COVID-19 vaccines have propelled the territories close to 70 per cent coverage, thoughts are turning to how communities will gradually reopen alongside their southern counterparts.

Since the pandemic began, just 901 cases total have been reported across the three territories.

Most are connected to isolated travellers and their families — in fact, despite its superior connections to the south and its border with the

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