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Yellowknife – December 15, 2020
News Releases

With the risk of COVID rising during the holiday season, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has released Holiday Guidelines to help Northwest Territories (NWT) residents and communities celebrate safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yellowknife – December 11, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

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Good afternoon.

This is an exciting and long-anticipated day for our territory.

Yellowknife – December 11, 2020
News Releases

Today, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) announced preliminary plans to roll out the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine between January and March 2021.

Yellowknife – December 8, 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 – December 2, 2020
News Releases

The Government of Northwest Territories (GNWT), with support from Indigenous Services Canada, is pleased to announce that visiting dental service teams are cleared to resume operations in the Northwest Territories  (NWT).

Yellowknife – December 1, 2020
News Releases

Child and Family Services (CFS)  continues to make progress in transforming its system to meet the needs of children and youth in its care. Since the  last progress report update in July 2020, CFS  has completed 54% of action items within the Quality Improvement Plan.

Yellowknife – December 1, 2020
News Releases

The Northwest Territories’ isolation centre cost-coverage payment policies will shift in the New Year.

Beginning on January 5, 2021, the GNWT will no longer cover costs for isolation centre stays related to discretionary or personal travel.

Yellowknife – November 30, 2020
News Releases

Today, Julie Green, Minister of Health and Social Services and the Honourable Marc Miller, federal Minister of Indigenous Services, announced an investment of $1 million over five years for measures to help address problematic substance use through the Northern Wellness Agreement.

Yellowknife – November 24, 2020
News Releases

The COVID-19 Coordinating Secretariat today released the report What We Heard- Evolving COVID-19 Self-Isolation Policies in the Northwest Territories.

Yellowknife – November 18, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The Government of Northwest Territories is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2021 Anti-Poverty Fund. The annual $1 million Fund can be used to support poverty reduction initiatives in NWT communities.

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