GNWT phones, websites and email will not be accessible starting Saturday, May 15 at 10:30pm through Sunday, May 16 at 7:00am. 9-1-1, 811, and phones for Stanton Territorial Hospital and Inuvik Hospital will continue to work.

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Yellowknife – May 14, 2021
Media Advisory

Issued May 14, 2021. If there are any changes, an updated version of the itinerary will be provided on May 19, 2021.

 

Public Events and Meetings

No public events or meetings are scheduled.

Closed Events and Meetings

Yellowknife – May 14, 2021
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) will donate up to $150,000 to support those impacted by flooding in the Northwest Territories.

 

Yellowknife – May 14, 2021
Public Service Announcement

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is upgrading its network hardware this weekend. These critical infrastructure updates will begin on Saturday, May 15th at 10:30 p.m. and end Sunday, May 16th at 7:00 a.m.

Yellowknife – May 13, 2021
News Releases

Premier Cochrane along with Ministers Diane Archie, Paulie Chinna and Nahendeh MLA Shane Thompson met late yesterday evening to review the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) response to flooding in the Northwest Territories (NWT) and to discuss next steps.

Yellowknife – May 12, 2021
News Releases

The Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) is removing the temporary COVID-19 restrictions put in place for  school closures in Yellowknife, Ndilǫ̨, Dettah and Behchokǫ̀, Northwest Territories (NWT).  This order also included after-school and other extracurricular programs.

Yellowknife – May 12, 2021
Public Service Announcement

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is pleased to announce that On the Land Healing Programs are being featured as part of the Promising Practices Podcast. 

Yellowknife – May 12, 2021
News Releases

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has renewed its Polar Bear Diamonds™ trademark as it works to re-introduce branded Polar Bear Diamonds™ into the global marketplace.

May 11, 2021
Media Statement

Premier Caroline Cochrane and Paulie Chinna, Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs and Minister responsible for the NWT Housing Corporation issued the following statement on behalf of Cabinet concerning flooding in Jean Marie River, Fort Simpson, Hay River and Kátł’odeeche First Nation.

Yellowknife – May 11, 2021
Public Service Announcement

Minister of Health and Social Services, Julie Green has extended the territory-wide Public Health Emergency under the Northwest Territories’ Public Health Act on the advice of Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) Dr. Kami Kandola.

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