YELLOWKNIFE (October 1, 2013) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has completed a redesign of its organizational structure to incorporate the devolving programs and services, Premier Bob McLeod announced today. Some departments will be receiving significant new functions and new responsibilities as of April 1, 2014. This is when responsibility for managing land, water and resources transfers from the federal to the territorial government, in accordance with the NWT Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement.
YELLOWKNIFE (June 25, 2013) - Weather conditions are extremely hot and dry throughout the Northwest Territories.
Open fires are prohibited within the following Territorial Parks until further notice:
Blackstone Territorial ParkFort Simpson Territorial ParkSambaa Deh Territorial Park
North Slave Region
ULUKHAKTOK (May 15, 2013) - A workshop in Ulukhaktok today will give hunters and trappers additional training to help ensure trappers get top dollar for their quality pelts at auction.