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Welcome Home Gathering

Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 07:20 PM

The City of Yellowknife is hosting a Welcome Home gathering on Saturday, September 23, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Somba K’e Civic Plaza.

There will be live music and additional entertainers. Residents can sit and enjoy the music, enjoy the Kids Zone by going on the bouncy castles or getting their face painted, or use this as an opportunity to reconnect with friends and family. Residents are encouraged to grab take-out to eat in the park from a local restaurant or food vendor to support...

Fall Amnesty Day 2023

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2023 12:07 PM

The City of Yellowknife is excited to announce that Amnesty Day at the Solid Waste Facility will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2023, from 10 a.m. until 4:15 p.m.

During this time, the residential $16.50 tipping fee at the Solid Waste Facility will be waived but other tipping and out of town fees will still apply.

Please note: Commercial vehicles are not included under the Residential Vehicle Charge and therefore will be charged commercial rates during Amnesty Day.

Fall Program Registration

Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023 01:18 PM

The City of Yellowknife is pleased to announce that registration for 2023 Fall Recreational Programs will open on Monday, September 18, 2023, at 9:00 a.m.

Residents can register for programs online or by calling (867) 920-5683 or (867) 669-3457. To register online, residents must log in or create an account using the instructions provided online. To explore the recreational programming available and to register, visit

New Director of Corporate Services

Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023 11:06 AM

The City of Yellowknife (the City) is happy to welcome Kavi Pandoo to the City’s senior leadership team as the Director of Corporate Services.

With extensive finance and executive experience, Kavi started at City Hall on September 14, 2023. His education and Certified Public Accountant designation, along with his experience in the municipal and private sectors, both in Canada and abroad, will be an asset in leading the City’s corporate functions which include finance, budgeting, asset management...

Back to School Safety Reminders 2023

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 07:12 PM

The City of Yellowknife’s Municipal Enforcement Division (MED) would like to remind drivers to be extra cautious while in school zones, as school starts in Yellowknife on September 14, 2023.

Municipal Enforcement Officers will be present in school zones throughout the City and will be conducting enforcement operations at various school zones in the community. Residents, drivers and students should expect to see an increased MED presence as officers work to ensure public and student safety.