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June 1, 2018
Public Service Announcement

INUVIK (June 1, 2018) –The Department of Infrastructure advises that the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway (Highway 10) will reopen to light vehicles as of 7:00 p.m. on June 1, 2018.

The highway was temporarily closed to traffic on May 12.

May 31, 2018
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Delivered on May 31, 2018

Mr. Speaker, for many communities across the North, air travel is an essential service. The Government of the Northwest Territories is committed to improving airport infrastructure and operations by working and strengthening connections with public and private sector partners in transportation infrastructure.

May 31, 2018
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (May 31, 2018) – With the new Stanton Hospital now more than 75 per cent complete, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has signed a lease agreement with Stanton Ventura Inc. to accommodate tenants in the redeveloped existing Stanton Hospital.

Renovations will begin in summer 2019 after patients are moved into the new Stanton Territorial Hospital. The existing hospital will be re-purposed to house:

May 31, 2018
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (May 31, 2018) — With summer fast approaching, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is preparing for several highway and bridge construction projects across the North and wants to make sure Northwest Territories residents and visitors are kept well informed.

These construction projects are part of the GNWT’s efforts to follow through on its mandate commitment to invest in strategic transportation infrastructure across the Northwest Territories. 

May 30, 2018
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Delivered on May 30, 2018

Mr. Speaker, the Government of the Northwest Territories has been working hard to fulfill its mandate commitment to secure funding to advance planning and construction of new priority transportation corridors in the Northwest Territories, including the extension of the all-weather Mackenzie Valley Road, the Slave Geological Province Access Corridor, and the Tłı̨chǫ All-Season Road.

May 30, 2018
Public Service Announcement

BEHCHOKǪ̀ (May 30, 2018) – An engagement session will be held on the replacement of the Frank Channel Bridge. This is a chance for residents to learn about the replacement project and provide their input into the project.

Located on Highway 3, the Frank Channel Bridge was built in 1960. The bridge is structurally safe; however, the GNWT is planning to build a new bridge that will be designed and constructed to meet the needs and challenges of the future, including improved visibility, wider lanes, and improved overhead clearance for commercial vehicles.

May 29, 2018
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Delivered on May 29, 2018

Mr. Speaker, the Government of the Northwest Territories made a mandate commitment to implement a new NWT Energy Strategy that would include renewable and alternative energy solutions and actions that this government and its partners will undertake to meet targets for greenhouse gas reductions.

May 28, 2018
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Mr. Speaker, the Government of the Northwest Territories is following through on its mandate commitment to strengthen connections with public and private sector partners and work to secure funding to advance planning and construction of transportation projects and invest in strategic transportation infrastructure across the Northwest Territories. These partnerships have resulted in investments to improve the quality of the NWT highway system, which increases public safety and ensures efficient delivery of essential goods and services for communities.

May 25, 2018
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (May 25, 2018) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) partnered with the Northwest Territories Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) from May 15 to May 21, 2018 to support National Road Safety Week. 

National Road Safety Week is an annual awareness campaign organized by the Canada Safety Council that focuses on behaviours that put drivers, passengers and other road users at risk.

May 16, 2018
Public Service Announcement

JEAN MARIE RIVER (May 16, 2018) - The Government of Northwest Territories, in cooperation with the Jean Marie River First Nation, will be conducting a full scale airport emergency exercise on May 17, 2018 between 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

These exercises are intended to prepare local agencies and groups for real aircraft and airport emergencies.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact Greg Hanna,  Communications Coordinator, at greg_hanna@gov.nt.ca or 867-767-9082, ext. 31046.

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