Northern News Services Limited announced on March 22, 2020, that print editions for all newspapers would be temporarily suspended. Publications include News/North, Nunavut News, Hay River Hub, Inuvik Drum, Kivalliq News and Yellowknifer. Online news and PDF versions of the newspaper were to continue.

Print editions of the Hay River Hub, Inuvik Drum and Kivalliq News resumed approximately six weeks later.

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