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State of Emergency in Yellowknife through December 8

November 20, 2020

The Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs, Paulie Chinna extended the State of Emergency in the City of Yellowknife through December 8, 2020, under s.14 of the Emergency Management Act.  The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) continues its ongoing efforts to protect the health of the residents of the Northwest Territories. This State of […]

2 New Program For Harvesters

November 5, 2020

Two new programs to support harvesters and families going out on the land in 2020-2021 are now taking applications. 1) Take a Family on the Land Program: As per this program, families engaged in outdoor learning experiences to spread the Northern values and perspectives will be provided up to $10,000 as funding. Applications for this […]

Northwestel to offer unlimited Internet for $10 more – Awaits Approval

October 19, 2020

A tariff application for new business and residential Internet packages with an unlimited data option has been submitted by Norwestel to CRTC for approval. If approved, it will be available to order after November 2, 2020, via online or through the customer service channels. If the application gets approved, Internet plans with unlimited data will […]

Extension of Public Health Emergency through October 27, 2020

October 15, 2020

As advised by the Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO), Dr. Kami Kandola, and under the Northwest Territories’ Public Health Act, the Minister of Health and Social Services, Julie Green has extended the territory-wide Public Health Emergency through October 27, 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated significantly across Canada in the last few weeks as COVID […]

Masks – Must At Airports

October 9, 2020

Starting October 13, 2020, it will be mandatory for travelers and employees at the Northwest Territories (NWT) airport terminal buildings to wear a mask. However, even before this mandate is brought into effect, everybody in the airport premises is requested to wear masks as a safety precaution in the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic situation, to help […]

Territory-wide Public Health Emergency Extended through September 29, 2020

September 18, 2020

To respond decisively to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and to maintain health safety for the NWT residents, under the Northwest Territories’ Public Health Act, the territory-wide Public Health Emergency has been extended through September 29, 2020, by the Minister of Health and Social Services, Julie Green, on the advice of Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) […]