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Yellowknife – October 1, 2020
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Today the Government of the Northwest Territories announced $12.371 million in new funding to support schools with the extra costs incurred as a result of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Of the total amount, $4.85 million is coming from the Government of Canada.

Yellowknife – September 17, 2020
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The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is pleased to announce new and enhanced programs to support harvesters and families going out on the land this fall.

Yellowknife – September 11, 2020
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Results of water quality monitoring conducted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in July indicate this year’s prolonged high water levels have resulted in more suspended sediment than usual in the Hay and Slave Rivers.

Yellowknife – September 3, 2020
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Today, Caroline Cochrane, Premier of the Northwest Territories, formally announced the creation of the COVID-19 Coordinating Secretariat. The Secretariat will be responsible for managing the Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yellowknife – August 26, 2020
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The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is pleased to announce the launch  of its newly redesigned Northwest Territories (NWT) driver’s licences and general identification cards.

Yellowknife – August 12, 2020
News Releases

The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI), in partnership with the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), has launched a funding program that will help the Northwest Territories tourism industry recover from the impacts of COVID-19.

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