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Yellowknife – November 24, 2020
Public Service Announcement

On November 25th, 2020 at 09:55am, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) will issue a live test of NWT Alert, the Northwest Territories public alerting system. Residents may see and hear the public alert test on wireless devices, radio stations and cable networks across the NWT.

Yellowknife – November 23, 2020
Public Service Announcement

Beginning January 1st, 2021, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) will resume collecting aircraft landing fees, lease fees, concession fees, and licence fees for all businesses operating at all NWT airports.

Yellowknife – November 19, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources would like to advise the public of higher than normal water levels and flow rates on many lakes, rivers and streams across the Northwest Territories (NWT).

Yellowknife – November 19, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs, Paulie Chinna has extended the State of Emergency in the City of Yellowknife. This extension is being made under s.14 of the Emergency Management Act.

The extension continues through December 4, 2020.

Yellowknife – November 18, 2020
Public Service Announcement

Drivers are advised that the speed limit has been increased from 70 km/h to 80 km/h on the Ingraham Trail (Highway 4) from kilometre 0 to 7.5 (junction of Highways 3 and 4 to Yellowknife River).

Yellowknife – November 18, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The Government of Northwest Territories is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2021 Anti-Poverty Fund. The annual $1 million Fund can be used to support poverty reduction initiatives in NWT communities.

Yellowknife – November 10, 2020
Public Service Announcement

Minister of Health and Social Services, Julie Green has extended the territory-wide Public Health Emergency under the Northwest Territories’ Public Health Act on the advice of Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) Dr. Kami Kandola. 

 

Yellowknife – October 30, 2020
Public Service Announcement

Beginning November 2, 2020, the Yellowknife Driver and Motor Vehicle (DMV) office will no longer accept walk-ins, and will focus on servicing clients through scheduled appointments.

Yellowknife – October 29, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) has released two new videos promoting the NWT-wide Community-based Water Quality Monitoring Program.

Yellowknife – October 29, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The Government of the Northwest Territories advises that Highway 8 (The Dempster Highway) will temporarily close to all traffic between kilometre 1 and 14.2 once ferries stop operating for the season.  Both ferries are currently on notice and could close within days, depending upon conditions.

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