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November 6, 2017
Public Service Announcement

YELLOWKNIFE (November 6, 2017) — The Government of the Northwest Territories and the City of Yellowknife have installed arsenic warning signs to these highly accessible lakes in the Yellowknife area:                            

Frame Lake Jackfish Lake Kam Lake Rat Lake

These signs complement other steps taken earlier this year to raise awareness about this important issue amongst residents and visitors.

October 11, 2017
Public Service Announcement

YELLOWKNIFE (October 11, 2017) — The Government of the Northwest Territories in partnership with the NWT Seniors’ Society has released the 6th edition of the Seniors’ Information Handbook.

The Seniors’ Information Handbook (Handbook) provides a comprehensive list of programs and services available to support Northwest Territories seniors. Seniors and their caregivers are encouraged to access the Handbook to learn about the range of supports available to help keep them independent and active in their home communities.

July 11, 2017
Public Service Announcement

YELLOWKNIFE (July 11, 2017) – NWT residents are being asked to provide their views on how the Northwest Territories will safely regulate cannabis and to comment on proposed principles to guide how the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) addresses cannabis legalization.  Residents can provide their views through a new website launched by the GNWT this week.

June 5, 2017
Public Service Announcement

YELLOWKNIFE (June 5, 2017) – The Department of Health and Social Services has released the first of a 5-part video series to spread awareness about the dangers of opioid misuse and abuse. The videos are part of a larger campaign launched across the Northwest Territories after a string of opioid-related overdoses in November of 2016.

January 25, 2017
Public Service Announcement

YELLOWKNIFE (January 25, 2017) – The NWT Help Line has expanded its services to include Telephone group sessions and a Facebook page.

The Telephone Group Sessions will offer NWT residents group counselling supports on a variety of topics, including: