Changes in fuel prices in Northwest Territories Communities

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — April 1, 2021

On April 5th, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) will adjust the price of fuel in the Northwest Territories to reflect the current cost of fuel, transportation and taxes.

The GNWT is responsible for the purchase, transport, and storage of fuel in 16 communities that are not served by the private sector: Colville Lake, Délı̨nę, Fort Good Hope, Gametì, Jean Marie River, Łutselk’e, Nahanni Butte, Paulatuk, Sachs Harbour, Sambaa K'e, Tsiigehtchic, Tulita, Ulukhaktok, Wekweètì, Whatì and Wrigley. Local contractors sell and distribute these petroleum products to residents and businesses in their communities.

Prices are being adjusted by the GNWT in the following communities:

  • Łutselk’e
  • Fort Good Hope
  • Tsiigehtchic
  • Ulukhaktok
  • Wrigley
  • Tulita
  • Sachs Harbour
  • Paulatuk

This price change follows ongoing supply in some communities and the completion of the summer fuel resupply program, which concluded last October. These prices are based on the real costs of completing that program, which includes fuel, transportation and taxes. The specific changes vary by commodity and by community.

Current prices and prices as of April 5 are available on our website.


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Department of Infrastructure

Government of the Northwest Territories