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Yellowknife – July 2, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The Department of Health and Social Services is inviting interested members of the public to submit an application to serve as a representative on the NWT Mental Wellness and Addictions Recovery (MWAR) Advisory Group.

Yellowknife – June 25, 2020
News Releases

The Public Health Order directed at mineral and petroleum resource (MPR) industry remote camp workers is being amended  to ensure workers residing in the Northwest Territories (NWT) are afforded the same relaxed measures implemented for Phase Two of the Emerging Wisely Plan.

Yellowknife – June 23, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The territory-wide Public Health Emergency and State of Emergency have been extended in the Northwest Territories (NWT). Both extensions will take effect as of June 24, 2020 and expire on July 08, 2020.

Yellowknife – June 15, 2020
News Releases

The NWT has implemented a checkpoint  at the NWT-Alberta border in the Fort Smith area, to maintain protections for COVID-19 in the NWT while respecting deep ties between communities on either side.

Yellowknife – June 12, 2020
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has moved to Relaxing Phase Two of Emerging Wisely – the territory’s plan for relaxing the COVID-19 public health restrictions,  and made amendments to the territory’s travel restrictions.

 

Yellowknife – June 10, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Mr. Speaker, COVID-19 has affected all areas of social and economic activity in the Northwest Territories and around the world.

Yellowknife – June 10, 2020
Media Statement

Caroline Cochrane, Premier of the Northwest Territories, Diane Thom, Minister of Health and Social Services, and Dr.

Yellowknife – June 9, 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 June 10, 2020 and expire on June 23, 2020.

Yellowknife – June 5, 2020
News Releases

As the rapid testing conversation heats up, the territory’s public health and frontline leadership are laying the territory’s testing strategy on-the-table in terms everyone can understand.

Yellowknife – June 5, 2020
Public Service Announcement

Effective today (June 5, 2020), a checkpoint will resume at the Northwest Territories - Alberta border at Fort Smith as part of the Government of the Northwest Territories COVID-19 response.

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