Education Leaders from across the Northwest Territories (NWT) met via teleconference with Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) Minister R.J.
Issued May 13, 2020
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.