First of all I want to recognize what you all already know, that all Northwest Territories businesses are making difficult decisions as they implement what is being asked of them to limit the spread of COVID-19 across our territory.
The Department of Industry, Tourism, and Investment (ITI) is postponing the opening of Northwest Territories parks. An opening date for the 2020 park season has not been confirmed at this time.
YELLOWKNIFE (April 10, 2020) – NWT Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Kami Kandola today took action to protect NWT residents with two new binding public health Orders.
Minister Nokleby issued the following media statement today concerning a letter of appeal submitted by the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Chamber of Mines and Yukon Chamber of Mines to the Government of Canada to support the mineral development and exploration industry across the North:
Minister of Finance, Caroline Wawzonek, today outlined the Government of the Northwest Territories’ (GNWT’s) position on the sale and availability of liquor during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Thank you for tuning in today.
As the Premier said, these are unprecedented times.
We put a name on it three weeks ago when we called a Public Health Emergency.
Today we’re here to talk to media and residents about how the Government of the Northwest Territories will enforce orders made by the Chief Public Health Officer to protect NWT residents and communities.
Unprecedented times are being met with unprecedented measures as the Northwest Territories responds to COVID-19.
Premier Caroline Cochrane announced that she will assume the portfolio of Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) effective today.