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Yellowknife – May 8, 2020
News Releases

Today, Minister of Finance Caroline Wawzonek announced that the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) will allocate $8.7 million in funding to support Northwest Territories’ (NWT) passenger-based airlines who offer scheduled service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yellowknife – May 8, 2020
Public Service Announcement

Effective today, the Department of Finance has introduced amendments to the Northwest Territories’ Liquor Regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yellowknife – May 8, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The Government of the Northwest Territories advises that Highway 8 (The Dempster Highway) will be closed to all traffic at 5:00 p.m. on Friday May 8, 2020. The highway will be closed beginning at kilometre 1 and extending to kilometre 14.2.

Yellowknife – May 7, 2020
Media Statement

Minister Katrina Nokleby issued the following media statement today in support of the Northwest Territories Chamber of Commerce and its advocacy on behalf of NWT businesses. 

Yellowknife – May 7, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

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Hello everyone and thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today.

Yellowknife – May 6, 2020
Media Statement

Good afternoon.

I want to begin by saying that our thoughts are with the people of Hay River who are facing flood risks alongside a pandemic.

Yellowknife – May 6, 2020
News Releases

Today, the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE), R.J. Simpson announced the exemption of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) for Income Assistance (IA) clients.

Yellowknife – May 6, 2020
News Releases

The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI) is contributing $86,000 to Northwest Territories (NWT) Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDC)  to allow them to defer loan payments for their clients in the same way that the Business Development and Investment Corporation has do

Yellowknife – May 5, 2020
Public Service Announcement

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, it is particularly important that each one of us take all possible precautions to prevent wildfire. Limiting the number of human-caused or preventable fires helps reduce the risk of exposure to fire crews and the public.

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