COVID-19 roundup: business support extended in Iceland as well as states of emergency in NWT

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Prime Minister of Iceland. (Government of Iceland)
With mass layoffs and mass insolvencies across Iceland amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has announced extended part-time unemployment benefits and increased financial support for companies.

Canada’s Northwest Territories will extend both its territory-wide state of emergency and its public health emergency until May 12.

Greenland has issued a new executive order allowing educational institutions greater flexibility in how… Continue reading this Arctic roundup in our interactive map. (Mobile version available here)

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