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Yellowknife – May 14, 2020
Communiqué

Education Leaders from across the Northwest Territories (NWT) met via teleconference with Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) Minister R.J.

Yellowknife – May 13, 2020
Media Advisory

Issued May 13, 2020

 

Public Events and Meetings

There are no scheduled public events.

 

Closed Events and Meetings

The following events are closed to the media.

Yellowknife – May 13, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer continues to recommend residents use re-usable cloth or disposable face coverings when in public places. Materials available from home can be used to create effective, do-it-yourself face coverings.

Yellowknife – May 12, 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 May 13, 2020 and expire on May 26, 2020.

Yellowknife – May 12, 2020
News Releases

Today, Minister of Finance Caroline Wawzonek announced that the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) will allocate up to $6.2 million to temporarily top up wages for workers making less than $18 per hour.

Yellowknife – May 12, 2020
News Releases

Today, the GNWT charted a path to emerging from the current public health measures implemented to contain COVID-19 in the NWT – and the easing could start within a week.

Yellowknife – May 11, 2020
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories’  Support for Entrepreneurs and Economic Development (SEED) program, led by the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI), is open for applications.

Yellowknife – May 11, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Good morning everyone and thank you for joining us today for this announcement.

This morning I am here to talk a bit about some changes coming out of the Department of Lands, in response to the impacts of COVID-19.

Yellowknife – May 11, 2020
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) understands the physical distancing and isolation measures used to combat the spread of COVID-19 have created new and very real economic stress on Northwest Territories (NWT) residents, families, businesses, Indigenous governments and communities

Yellowknife – May 9, 2020
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories recognizes how important it is for residents to be able to access information about COVID-19 in a single location, and has made some changes to address that need.

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