Yellowknife – September 7, 2022
Public Service Announcement

The Chief Public Health Officer is urging residents to get tested for syphilis. A syphilis outbreak in the NWT is growing at an alarming rate that is consistently and significantly higher than the national average.

Yellowknife – September 1, 2022
Public Service Announcement

The Government of the Northwest Territories wants to hear from residents on proposed changes to the Vital Statistics Act and Change of Name Act.

The proposed changes are intended to ensure services remain consistent with the Human Rights Act and make them more inclusive.

Yellowknife – August 31, 2022
Public Service Announcement

Certain regions of Canada are currently experiencing Monkeypox outbreaks; however there are no reported cases in the NWT.

Yellowknife – August 30, 2022
News Releases

The Minister of Health and Social Services is pleased to announce her appointment of Gerry Cheezie, of Ndilǫ, as chairperson of the Health and Social Services Leadership Council.

Yellowknife – August 29, 2022
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) wants the public’s input on proposed changes that would qualify more NWT residents for supplementary health benefits under the GNWT’s Extended Health Benefits Policy.

August 18, 2022
News Releases

Today the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) announced new incentives and operational interventions designed to help recruit and retain health care professionals.

Yellowknife – August 17, 2022
Media Advisory

Media are invited to attend a media briefing to provide an update on new initiatives to address recruitment and retention challenges within the health and social services system.

August 17, 2022
News Releases

A What We Heard Report including results from the Northwest Territories Nurse Retention and Recruitment Survey 2021 are being released today by the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT).

Yellowknife – August 15, 2022
Public Service Announcement

The Psychology Profession Regulations came into force today, making psychologists the second profession to be regulated under the Health and Social Services Professions Act, which that came into force in March 2022.

Yellowknife – July 25, 2022
Public Service Announcement

Today the Government of Northwest Territories will release its third free mental health and wellness subscription box to NWT youth. These boxes are being made available to youth and organizations serving youth as part of the My Voice My Choice Campaign for youth wellness.