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Yellowknife – October 8, 2020
News Releases

Trick-or-treating is on this year and the Government of the Northwest Territories has released guidelines on how to celebrate safely.

Yellowknife – September 29, 2020
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 – September 24, 2020
Public Service Announcement

On March 31, 2020 the new Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act came into force.

Yellowknife – September 16, 2020
News Releases

To enhance the Northwest Territories’ ability to detect and react to COVID-19, the Government of the Northwest Territories has expanded the number of in-territory rapid tests used for COVID-19, and procured additional equipment to expand this capacity further in the coming weeks.

Yellowknife – September 15, 2020
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 – September 10, 2020
News Releases

YELLOWKNIFE (September 10, 2020) – Regular surveillance to identify the presence or absence of COVID-19 will soon be possible because of a wastewater testing program initiated by the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT).

Yellowknife – September 3, 2020
News Releases

Today, Caroline Cochrane, Premier of the Northwest Territories, formally announced the creation of the COVID-19 Coordinating Secretariat. The Secretariat will be responsible for managing the Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yellowknife – September 1, 2020
News Releases

Minister of Health and Social Services Diane Thom 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, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The Government of the Northwest Territories is working with the Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut to amend the Nursing Profession Act to improve how nurses are regulated in the NWT to further professionalize nursing in the territory.

Yellowknife – August 24, 2020
News Releases

Diane Thom, Minister of Health and Social Services, announced the 16 schools chosen to receive awards as part of the 2019-20 Drop the Pop campaign.

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