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Yellowknife Fire Ban Reinstated

Posted on Thursday, July 18, 2024 10:46 AM

Due to the current extremely dry conditions, the City of Yellowknife is implementing a fire ban that will be in effect starting Friday, July 19, 2024 at 12:00 p.m. (noon). The fire ban prohibits open air burning and discharging of fireworks within city limits, including the use of approved fire pits, and will remain in effect until further notice. 

The use of camp-stoves, enclosed BBQs, and Canadian Standards Association (CSA) approved propane-fueled appliances are permitted. Outdoor...

Project Proposals for 2025 Budget

Posted on Wednesday, July 17, 2024 01:49 PM

The City of Yellowknife invites residents to help shape the 2025 budget. Residents can submit project proposal(s) from Wednesday, July 17, 2024 to Friday, August 16, 2024 via an online form on the City’s website.

This new form allows residents to submit a complete project proposal with a cost estimate, giving consideration to Council’s Strategic Directions and to tax and service implications. Residents are asked to complete all sections to the best of their ability. The information collected will...

Capital Update July 12, 2024

Posted on Friday, July 12, 2024 04:44 PM

Capital Update July 12, 2024

Attachments Capital Update July 12, 2024

Development Permits Advertisement, Week of July 12, 2024

Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024 06:00 PM

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Wildland Fire on Highway 3

Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024 01:49 PM

The Yellowknife Fire Division (YKFD) received a call for service to kilometer marker 324 on Highway 3 on Thursday, July 11, 2024, at 12:40 a.m., reporting a fire in a generator shed that spread to the forested area.

Crews arrived on scene to find the fire had spread to the trees, spanning approximately 280 m2.  The wind driven fire was quickly actioned and extinguished by the YKFD. Firefighters deployed a hose line and extinguished the fire that had spread to the nearby vegetation. Firefighters...