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.

News/North and Nunavut News resumed print editions as a hybrid paper on April 13, 2020. Standalone print publications resumed in July 2020.

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