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Draft Land Administration By-law

Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 05:07 PM

The City of Yellowknife (the City) is seeking public feedback as we bring forward proposed changes to the Land Administration By-law.

The draft By-law, which is intended to replace Land Administration By-law No. 4596 (adopted by the City in 2010), directs current practices, legislation and policies. It outlines the process of land acquisitions, sales, leases and other land dispositions by the City. Furthermore, definitions and regulations are concise and written in plain language. The intention...

Transit Service

Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024 11:30 AM

Yellowknife’s Public Transit buses have been experiencing an unprecedented number of mechanical issues over the past few months due to the age and condition of the current transit fleet.

The City of Yellowknife (the City) has been working with the transit provider to bring a new, more accessible fleet of buses to our community. The City anticipates these buses will be operational for all transit routes (regular and express) in spring 2024. These buses will have accessible features with low...

March Break Activities

Posted on Friday, February 09, 2024 06:07 PM

The City of Yellowknife is pleased to be offering several fun and engaging programs over March Break. Whether kids are keen to learn new skills in the pool or get creative with arts and crafts during our Day Camp, participants are sure to have a good time.

The March Break Day Camp is geared towards children ages 7 to 12 years old and will run in two sessions: Monday, March 11 to Friday, March 15, and Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Kids are welcome to sign up for...

City's After Action Assessment Commences

Posted on Thursday, February 08, 2024 06:25 PM

The City of Yellowknife committed to reviewing the actions taken by the City in response to last summer’s extraordinary wildfire season and the emergency response undertaken. 

Through a competitive process, KPMG has been contracted to complete an After Action Assessment to identify best practices demonstrated by the City’s response to the 2023 wildfire season, as well as areas for improvement. The intent is to determine actions that will ensure better preparation for the future, as well as medium...

Transform Your Yard to a Food Garden Mentorship Program

Posted on Monday, February 05, 2024 06:23 PM

The City of Yellowknife (the City) and Northern Roots are excited to announce the second year of the Transform Your Yard to a Food Garden Mentorship Program. During this program, residents will learn vegetable production skills, attain hands-on food growing and harvesting training, and receive ongoing mentorship support to transform their yard into an abundant food garden.

Last year we were happy to see 18 mentees learn how to create a sustainable food garden. While some mentees became market...