State of Emergency

Last modified: 
Tue, 05/26/2020 - 14:27

Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), Caroline Cochrane, has declared a territory-wide State of Emergency under the Emergency Management Act to support ongoing efforts to protect public health in the Northwest Territories.

The NWT Emergency Plan sets out the policy and guidance whereby GNWT agencies and their partners support local emergency operations, and meet a collective responsibility to provide a prompt and coordinated response management for territorial emergencies.

Backgrounders: