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Yellowknife – April 22, 2020
Media Statement
Caroline Wawzonek, Minister of Justice and Attorney General for the Northwest Territories, issued the following statement today in response to questions about inmates being released during the COVID-19 pandemic:
Yellowknife – April 22, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

It is undoubtedly good news that at this time, our territory has no active cases of COVID-19, and our last confirmed case reported two-and-a-half weeks ago.

Yellowknife – April 17, 2020
News Releases

Taiga Environmental Laboratory (Taiga Lab) is stepping up to support the response to COVID-19 in the Northwest Territories by producing hand sanitizer for Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) workers that interact with the public.

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Yellowknife – April 17, 2020
News Releases

If you’re in the Northwest Territories, dialing 8-1-1 is your connection to COVID-19 information and services.

The new Service NWT COVID Support Line means residents can use one easy number to reach the established self-isolation, enforcement, and regional centre accommodations lines.

Yellowknife – April 16, 2020
News Releases

Minister of Finance, Caroline Wawzonek, today announced changes to the Liquor Regulations to put limits on the amount of liquor that can be sold daily to individual customers in territorial liquor stores.  The restrictions are in effect as of April 16, 2020.

Yellowknife – April 15, 2020
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) understands the importance of essential fuel deliveries for residents and businesses in northern communities. It has been a priority for the GNWT that this work continues uninterrupted throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yellowknife – April 15, 2020
News Releases

Minister Caroline Wawzonek confirmed today that the GNWT has enacted the Residential Tenancies (COVID-19) Regulations, a new temporary regulation that offers tenants a mechanism to defer their rent if they have lost their job or have had a significant decline in their income during the

Yellowknife – April 15, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The Territorial Public Health Emergency and State of Emergency have been extended in the Northwest Territories. Both extensions takes effect as of April 15, 2020 and expire April 28, 2020.

Yellowknife – April 10, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Check against delivery 

Thank you Minister.

Let’s talk for a moment about what these orders actually mean, and how we’re going to implement them

Yellowknife – April 10, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

Check against delivery 

Good afternoon.

As the spread of COVID-19 crossed our nation and touched our communities, our message has always been that our public health measures will get stronger before they let up.

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