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Yellowknife – May 15, 2020
News Releases

Leadership continues from local business across the Northwest Territories (NWT) in filling the need for high-quality sanitizer during the COVID-19 crisis.

May 15, 2020
News Releases

Today, the Northwest Territories (NWT) takes its first careful steps towards a more open society.

Yellowknife – May 12, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The territory-wide Public Health Emergency and State of Emergency have been extended in the Northwest Territories. Both extensions will take effect as of May 13, 2020 and expire on May 26, 2020.

Yellowknife – May 12, 2020
News Releases

Today, the GNWT charted a path to emerging from the current public health measures implemented to contain COVID-19 in the NWT – and the easing could start within a week.

Yellowknife – May 9, 2020
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories recognizes how important it is for residents to be able to access information about COVID-19 in a single location, and has made some changes to address that need.

Yellowknife – May 6, 2020
Media Statement

Good afternoon.

I want to begin by saying that our thoughts are with the people of Hay River who are facing flood risks alongside a pandemic.

Yellowknife – May 4, 2020
News Releases

Providing supports for those experiencing homelessness and addiction has been a focus throughout the COVID-19 response in the Northwest Territories.

Yellowknife – April 29, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Good afternoon.

This week, we’ve been focused on planning for emerging gradually, and safely, from our current levels of public health restrictions.

The changes we’ve introduced to our Public Health Orders this week are allowing us to consider taking these first steps.

Yellowknife – April 28, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The territory-wide Public Health Emergency and State of Emergency have been extended in the Northwest Territories. Both extensions will take effect as of April 29, 2020 and expire on May 12, 2020.

Yellowknife – April 27, 2020
News Releases

Targeted changes have been introduced to keep residents safe, and keep COVID-19 contained in the NWT. 

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