Less than 24 hours after the GNWT announced a loosening of its restriction on non-residents visiting the territory, that message had yet to sink in on some government websites.

As of mid-morning on Thursday, the NWT Parks portal stated the border is closed to non-NWT residents unless they’re essential workers.

And on the GNWT’s Covid-19 information site, a question and answer section says that non-residents are prohibited from travelling here with some exceptions.

NNSL Media has inquired with the GNWT about the sites that have yet to be updated.

Blair McBride

Blair McBride covers the Legislative Assembly, business and education. Before coming to Yellowknife he worked as a journalist in British Columbia, Thailand and Ontario. He studied journalism at Western...

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