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COVID-19 patients in B.C.'s north being flown elsewhere for care as local hospitals hit limits

Critically ill COVID-19 patients in B.C.'s north are being flown as far away as Vancouver Island to receive care because local hospitals no longer have enough capacity, provincial officials said Tuesday.Health Minister Adrian Dix said a...

Northern voters chose more of the same in what could be the 1st of many pandemic elections

This column is an opinion by Stephanie Irlbacher-Fox, a consultant, academic, and author who lives in Yellowknife. For more information about CBC's Opinion section, please see the FAQ.The Whitehorse Star used to carry a column by artist Jim...

Yukon reports 12 new COVID-19 cases, declares outbreak in Grade 4 class in Watson Lake

Yukon is reporting 12 new cases of COVID-19 across the territory since Friday. Sept. 17. The number of active cases across the territory now stands at 30. Of the 12 new cases, eight are...

From chief medical officer to Liberal MP: Brendan Hanley wins in Yukon

Brendan Hanley, who guided Yukon's response to the COVID-19 pandemic as the territory's chief medical officer of health, will now head to Ottawa as the territory's Liberal MP."This is a win for the Liberal...

Federal election latest updates

Meet the new government, same as the old government. After 36 days of parties campaigning for the votes of Canadians, there will be another Liberal minority government. As of 2 a.m. ET, the Liberals...

What northerners need to know about the federal election

It's time for northerners — and the rest of Canada — to cast their ballot in the federal election.  Voters can expect extra precautions at the polls because of COVID-19, including hand sanitizing stations...

Check out all of our election coverage in the N.W.T.

Still deciding who to vote for? Here's a rundown of all the election coverage CBC North has done in the N.W.T. over the past couple of weeks.  Michael McLeod, the Liberal incumbent, was the first to...

Read all of CBC Yukon's election coverage to date

Over the past few weeks, CBC Yukon has been covering the federal election campaign in the territory. The election was triggered on Aug. 15 when Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's request to dissolve Parliament was approved...

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