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Yellowknife – July 29, 2020
News Releases

Changes to two laws governing activities in the oil and gas sector in the Northwest Territories are now in force.

 

Hay River – July 22, 2020
News Releases

The Department of Industry Tourism and Investment and Tu Cho Fishers Cooperative have signed an agreement confirming their commitment to the revitalization of the Great Slave Lake Fishing Industry.

Yellowknife – July 16, 2020
News Releases

In a continuing effort to improve and clarify the territory’s public health orders, the Chief Public Health Officer has issued previously-announced amendments to the territory’s travel restriction and self-isolation protocols.

Yellowknife – July 10, 2020
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) today released data it has gathered from a March 2020 survey of Tourism operators and a broader survey of NWT businesses in April/May as part of its ongoing work to better understand the effects of COVID-19 on the NWT and how best to respond to t

Yellowknife – July 6, 2020
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) announced today that it will be extending certain economic relief measures for COVID-19, previously set to expire on June 30, 2020. Extending these measures will result in $5.751 million in support for NWT residents and businesses.

Yellowknife – June 12, 2020
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has moved to Relaxing Phase Two of Emerging Wisely – the territory’s plan for relaxing the COVID-19 public health restrictions,  and made amendments to the territory’s travel restrictions.

 

Yellowknife – June 2, 2020
News Releases

The Minister of Health and Social Services announced today that the Northwest Territories Health and Social Service Authority (NTHSSA), the Hay River Health and Social Services Authority (HRHSSA) and the Tlicho Community Services Agency (TCSA) all received accreditation status from Accreditation

Yellowknife – May 12, 2020
News Releases

Today, the GNWT charted a path to emerging from the current public health measures implemented to contain COVID-19 in the NWT – and the easing could start within a week.

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