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May 11, 2021
Media Statement

Premier Caroline Cochrane and Paulie Chinna, Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs and Minister responsible for the NWT Housing Corporation issued the following statement on behalf of Cabinet concerning flooding in Jean Marie River, Fort Simpson, Hay River and Kátł’odeeche First Nation.

Yellowknife – May 11, 2021
Public Service Announcement

Minister of Health and Social Services, Julie Green has extended the territory-wide Public Health Emergency under the Northwest Territories’ Public Health Act on the advice of Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) Dr. Kami Kandola.

Yellowknife – May 10, 2021
Media Advisory
Ministerial Activities Advisory for the week of May 11-17, 2021 Ministerial Travel

Please note that travel schedules may change with little or no notice. This schedule is accurate as of May 10, 2021

Hay River – May 10, 2021
News Releases

Arctic Canada Construction Ltd. (Arcan) in Hay River has been awarded the design-build contract to construct a new fish processing plant in Hay River. 

Yellowknife – May 10, 2021
News Releases

Premier Caroline Cochrane today announced the following changes to the senior management in the Northwest Territories public service:

Yellowknife – May 7, 2021
Media Advisory
Premier Cochrane's Itinerary for the week of May 9, 2021

Issued May 6, 2021. If there are any changes, an updated version of the itinerary will be provided on May 12, 2021.

Yellowknife – May 6, 2021
Public Service Announcement

The Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs, Paulie Chinna has extended the State of Emergency in the City of Yellowknife. This extension is being made under s.14 of the Emergency Management Act.

The extension continues through May 20, 2021.

Yellowknife – May 5, 2021
Communiqué

The Honourable R.J. Simpson, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE), met with territorial education leaders Monday, May 3 to discuss recent school closures in Yellowknife, Ndilo, Dettah and Behchokǫ̀, as a proactive measure to limit a COVID-19 outbreak at N.J.

Yellowknife – May 5, 2021
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is announcing the expansion of its COVID-19 vaccine program to include the Pfizer-BioNTech product, which is approved for individuals 12 years of age and older.

Yellowknife – May 4, 2021
Public Service Announcement

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is now accepting applications for the new Addictions Recovery Peer Support Fund.

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