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Yellowknife – May 17, 2024
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is introducing a new financial assistance program for Northwest Territories (NWT) residents evacuating their homes and communities because of the increased flooding and wildfires in the NWT.

Yellowknife – May 16, 2024
Public Service Announcement

Bears are coming out of hibernation in the Northwest Territories (NWT), and there are quick and easy steps residents can take to be bear safe this season.

May 15, 2024
Media Statement

Premier Simpson issued the following statement on yesterday’s swearing-in of Northwest Territories Commissioner Gerry Kisoun in Inuvik:

I am pleased to extend my congratulations to Gerry Kisoun on being named Commissioner of the Northwest Territories (NWT).

May 14, 2024
News Releases

The following is being redistributed on behalf of The Government of Canada.

Yellowknife – May 14, 2024
Media Advisory

Media is invited to receive an update on the 2024 wildfire situation in the Northwest Territories and the ongoing response to the wildfires.

 

DATE: May 14, 2024

TIME: 1:30 p.m. MST

LOCATION: Virtual (Microsoft Teams)
 

May 13, 2024
Media Advisory

Ministerial Travel 

Please note that travel schedules may change with little or no notice. This schedule is accurate as of May 13. 

Yellowknife – May 13, 2024
Media Statement

Minister of Health and Social Services Lesa Semmler extends heartfelt appreciation to nurses in the following statement for National Nursing Week:

Yellowknife – May 11, 2024
Public Service Announcement

Regional fire restrictions are being implemented prohibiting any open flames and other activities effective immediately.    

Yellowknife – May 10, 2024
Public Service Announcement

Regional fire restrictions are being implemented prohibiting any open flames and other activities effective immediately.    

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