Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, the Government of Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) Driver and Vehicle Services has extended expiration dates on Northwest Territories (NWT) driver’s licences, general identification cards and motor vehicle certificates of registration.
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and North Star Infrastructure (NSI) advise that construction of the Tłı̨chǫ All-Season Road (TASR) has resumed.
With the entry into Phase 1 of Emerging Wisely, the Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) plan to relax COVID-19 restrictions in the Northwest Territories, the GNWT has adapted its operating hours for its four highway ferries.
Leadership continues from local business across the Northwest Territories (NWT) in filling the need for high-quality sanitizer during the COVID-19 crisis.
The Government of the Northwest Territories advises that Highway 8 (The Dempster Highway) will be closed to all traffic at 5:00 p.m. on Friday May 8, 2020. The highway will be closed beginning at kilometre 1 and extending to kilometre 14.2.
With most winter roads and ice crossings now closed, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT)
reminds drivers that it is unsafe and illegal to drive on closed winter roads.
Doing so can endanger your life, the lives of others, and your vehicle.
Minister Katrina Nokleby issued the following media statement today on doing business with the Government of Northwest Territories (GNWT):
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) understands the importance of essential fuel deliveries for residents and businesses in northern communities. It has been a priority for the GNWT that this work continues uninterrupted throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) understands the physical distancing and isolation measures used to combat the spread of COVID-19 have created new and very real economic stress on Northwest Territories (NWT) residents, families, businesses, Indigenous governments, and communitie