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Yellowknife – May 12, 2021
News Releases

The Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) is removing the temporary COVID-19 restrictions put in place for  school closures in Yellowknife, Ndilǫ̨, Dettah and Behchokǫ̀, Northwest Territories (NWT).  This order also included after-school and other extracurricular programs.

Yellowknife – May 5, 2021
Communiqué

The Honourable R.J. Simpson, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE), met with territorial education leaders Monday, May 3 to discuss recent school closures in Yellowknife, Ndilo, Dettah and Behchokǫ̀, as a proactive measure to limit a COVID-19 outbreak at N.J.

Yellowknife – May 2, 2021
Media Statement

YELLOWKNIFE (May 2, 2021) – Caroline Cochrane, Premier of the Northwest Territories, Julie Green, Minister of Health and Social Services and R.J.

Yellowknife – April 29, 2021
Communiqué

Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE), the Honourable R.J. Simpson, met with education leaders from across the Northwest Territories (NWT) on Tuesday to review various initiatives to Improve Student Outcomes in the Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 12 (JK-12) education system. 

Yellowknife – April 20, 2021
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories is currently seeking public input on a new four year Skills 4 Success Action Plan . The Action Plan will identify activities that will help NWT residents succeed in adult and post-secondary education and skills training that lead to employment.

Yellowknife – April 15, 2021
News Releases

In anticipation of Northwest Territories’ (NWT) students returning from studies outside the territory, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is offering  the following information about self-isolation and vaccinations.

Yellowknife – March 31, 2021
News Releases

Today, the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment announces that the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and the Government of Canada have finalized a funding agreement to support French language services and communications in the Northwest Territories (NWT) until 2023.

Yellowknife – March 31, 2021
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

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Yellowknife – March 30, 2021
News Releases

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) has developed a new online tracker to share progress on actions underway to improve Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 (JK-12) student outcomes in the Northwest Territories (NWT).

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