Newsroom (Backgrounders Only)

July 14, 2021
News Releases

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES (July 14, 2021) – Julie Green, Minister of Health and Social Services is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the $1.75 million Anti-Poverty Fund.

Yellowknife – July 8, 2021
Public Service Announcement

Muskox tags are now available for the 2021-2022 hunting season!

Yellowknife – June 28, 2021
News Releases

Flood-affected residents, small businesses, and community governments in flood-impacted communities will get enhanced disaster assistance to recover and rebuild after unprecedented flooding.

Yellowknife – June 21, 2021
News Releases
The Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) is changing self-isolation requirements for all Northwest Territories’ residents, starting today at 5:00 p.m.   
Yellowknife – June 14, 2021
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Today, Honourable Shane Thompson, Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs and Honourable Caroline Wawzonek, Minister of Finance, announced the creation of the Emergency Disaster Assistance Advance Program (EDAAP).

Yellowknife – June 4, 2021
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) announced today that it will allocate $14.774 million to support the Northwest Territories’ Aviation Sector to continue essential air services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yellowknife – May 26, 2021
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) announced today that it has made changes to  the eligibility criteria for Métis Health Benefits  to reduce barriers to access supplementary health insurance.

Yellowknife – May 18, 2021
News Releases

Caroline Wawzonek, Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI),  launched a new NWT Parks logo today in a video montage of parks and landscapes reflecting the beauty and excitement of the Northwest Territories (NWT).

Yellowknife – May 12, 2021
News Releases

The Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) is removing the temporary COVID-19 restrictions put in place for  school closures in Yellowknife, Ndilǫ̨, Dettah and Behchokǫ̀, Northwest Territories (NWT).  This order also included after-school and other extracurricular programs.

Pages