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Yellowknife – April 6, 2020
Public Service Announcement

Today the Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs, Paulie Chinna extended the territory-wide state of emergency under the Emergency Management Act.

 

Yellowknife – April 6, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

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Good morning, thank you for joining us today.

Earlier today I announced that I would be assuming responsibility for the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs, effective today.

Yellowknife – April 4, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

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I want to echo the Premier’s comments that we all need to follow the advice and direction of the Chief Public Health Officer.

Yellowknife – April 4, 2020
Ministers' Statements and Speeches

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Thank you for joining us this morning.

Once again, we have some unhappy news that we’re here to discuss: the confirmation of two additional COVID-19 cases in the Northwest Territories, including our first case in a small community.

Yellowknife – April 3, 2020
Media Statement

The Minister of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR), Shane Thompson, together with Tłı̨chǫ Grand Chief George Mackenzie, Łutsel Kʼe Dene First Nation Chief Darryl Marlowe, and other Indigenous regional leaders, issued a joint statement today to reinforce the need for responsible harvesting of

Yellowknife – April 3, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The Health Services Administration office in Inuvik is currently experiencing delays in processing health care card renewal forms. Due to these delays, NWT residents with recently expired health care cards will continue to receive physician and hospital services.

Yellowknife – April 2, 2020
Public Service Announcement
Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, the Government of Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) Driver and Vehicle Services has extended expiration dates on Northwest Territories (NWT) driver’s licences, general identification cards and motor vehicle certificate of registrations. 
Yellowknife – April 2, 2020
Public Service Announcement

Minister of Health and Social Services Diane Thom extended the territory-wide Public Health Emergency on April 1, which was first declared 14 days prior under the Northwest Territories Public Health Act.

Yellowknife – April 2, 2020
Public Service Announcement

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT)recently made the announcement on the second wave of financial relief measures being put in place in response to COVID-19.

Yellowknife – April 1, 2020
Media Statement

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Good afternoon.

Just before this press conference, I was informed we have confirmed a second case of COVID-19 in the NWT.

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