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Yellowknife – August 31, 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 – August 26, 2021
News Releases

Today, the Government of Northwest Territories (GNWT) issued an order to mark September 30th a holiday for the territory’s public service, commemorating the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

Yellowknife – August 18, 2021
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and the Union of Northern Workers (UNW) are pleased to announce that they have ratified a new collective agreement.

 

This new agreement is effective April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2023.

 

Yellowknife – July 8, 2021
News Releases

Effective immediately there is no longer a $200 transaction limit at NWT liquor stores. The limit of six 375ml containers of spirits (mickeys) is still in place.

Yellowknife – June 14, 2021
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Today, Honourable Shane Thompson, Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs and Honourable Caroline Wawzonek, Minister of Finance, announced the creation of the Emergency Disaster Assistance Advance Program (EDAAP).

Yellowknife – June 4, 2021
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) announced today that it will allocate $14.774 million to support the Northwest Territories’ Aviation Sector to continue essential air services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yellowknife – June 1, 2021
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

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Mr. Speaker, the Government of the Northwest Territories is committed to strengthening relationships with governments. We are also committed to providing opportunities to create a more diverse, inclusive and representative public service.

Yellowknife – May 14, 2021
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) will donate up to $150,000 to support those impacted by flooding in the Northwest Territories.

 

Yellowknife – April 14, 2021
News Releases

Premier Caroline Cochrane would like to announce the planned retirement of Mr. Sandy Kalgutkar from the position Deputy Minister of Finance and Secretary to the Financial Management Board with the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) effective September 1, 2021.

Yellowknife – March 31, 2021
Public Service Announcement

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Red Tape Reduction Working Group is asking for help to identify red tape and regulatory burdens for small businesses.

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