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 to a health-care staffing shortage in the territory. Health centres...

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 on the territory's waiting list for dental surgery. "He...

‘Hurts so much’: Over 1,000 Nunavut children on wait-list for dental surgery

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 on the territory's waiting list for dental surgery. "He...

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 health-care system, and is looking for help according to its Health Minister Tracy McPhee.The territory has reached out to the federal government and other jurisdictions for help...