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July 28, 2020
News Releases

Today, Minister of Finance Caroline Wawzonek announced that the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) will extend the wage top-up program for an additional eight weeks to match the federal extension of the Canada Emergency Relief Benefit (CERB) to October 3, 2020.

 

Yellowknife – July 22, 2020
News Releases

Moody’s Investors Service released the results of its periodic review of the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) credit rating yesterday and confirms its Aa1 credit rating.

Yellowknife – July 17, 2020
News Releases

The Minister of Finance announced today that as a part of the Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) commitment to developing a more inclusive approach to financial policy setting, she will be hosting several online engagement sessions about the development of Budget 2021 between July 20

Yellowknife – July 7, 2020
News Releases

The Northwest Territories Liquor and Cannabis Commission (NTLCC) announced today that it has reduced the price of all cannabis products by 10%.

Yellowknife – July 6, 2020
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) announced today that it will be extending certain economic relief measures for COVID-19, previously set to expire on June 30, 2020. Extending these measures will result in $5.751 million in support for NWT residents and businesses.

Yellowknife – June 17, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and the Northwest Territories Teachers’ Association (NWTTA) have reached a tentative agreement.

Yellowknife – June 12, 2020
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (June 12, 2020) - The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) announced today that it will allocate $2.944 million to airlines and rotary wing operators in the Northwest Territories.

 

Yellowknife – June 2, 2020
Public Service Announcement

Today, the Northwest Territories Teachers’ Association (NWTTA) and the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) jointly announce the commencement of negotiations towards a new collective agreement. 

Yellowknife – May 27, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

When the Legislative Assembly shut down in March due to the COVID Health State of Emergency, the Government of the Northwest Territories was well into its annual budgeting process.

Yellowknife – May 12, 2020
News Releases

Today, Minister of Finance Caroline Wawzonek announced that the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) will allocate up to $6.2 million to temporarily top up wages for workers making less than $18 per hour.

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