Yellowknife – May 30, 2022
News Releases

Residents interested in buyinglocally-raised meat in the NWT are in support the development of Meat Safety Regulations. That is one of the findings in the Department of Health and Social Services’ report, What We Heard: Development of Meat Safety Regulations Under the Public Health Act.

Yellowknife – June 1, 2020
News Releases

A strong local supply-chain for critical Personal Protective Equipment has been secured for businesses and care providers.

Yellowknife – April 27, 2020
News Releases

The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) is now accepting funding applications from Northwest Territories (NWT) businesses and artists interested in manufacturing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as well as other non-medical products.

Yellowknife – April 10, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

First of all I want to recognize what you all already know, that all Northwest Territories businesses are making difficult decisions as they implement what is being asked of them to limit the spread of COVID-19 across our territory.

Yellowknife – March 14, 2020
Media Advisory

The top priority for the Government of the Northwest Territories  (GNWT) is the health and safety of Northwest Territories (NWT) residents, and we are taking proactive measure to be prepared to respond to COVID-19 as the situation evolves.

August 16, 2019
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Mr. Speaker, the demand for safe, affordable and locally-grown food choices continues to rise in the Northwest Territories and is a topic that our government is actively addressing as part of the Government of the Northwest Territories Agriculture Strategy.

Yellowknife – August 15, 2019
Public Service Announcement

Effective today, the Department of Health and Social Services’ Office of the Chief Public Health Officer has introduced changes to the current NWT Food Establishment Safety Regulations (‘Regulations’).

October 3, 2017
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Delivered October 3, 2017

Mr. Speaker, since 2013, September 30th has been marked as Orange Shirt Day, a day for all Canadians to remember the survivors of the residential school system.

July 11, 2017
Public Service Announcement

YELLOWKNIFE (July 11, 2017) – NWT residents are being asked to provide their views on how the Northwest Territories will safely regulate cannabis and to comment on proposed principles to guide how the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) addresses cannabis legalization.