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Civic Holiday March 31, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 02:18 PM

On Monday, March 27, Yellowknife City Councildeclareda half-day civic holiday for Friday, March 31, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. in recognition of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation’s Spring Carnival.

In observance of the half-day civic holiday, City facilities will operate as follows:

  • City Hall: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Solid Waste Facility: Closed
  • Fieldhouse: Regular hours
  • Multiplex: Regular hours
  • Ruth Inch Memorial Pool: Regular hours
  • Yellowknife Public Library: Regular hours
  • YK Arena: Regular...


Posted on Friday, March 24, 2023 02:02 PM

The City of Yellowknife (the City) would like to advise residents the Solid Waste Facility (SWF) will reopen to the public on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, for its regular hours of 11 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. The facility will resume all of its regular services at that time, including Honey Bucket and Dog Poop disposal. 

Forcontractors, the SWF will reopen on Monday, March 27, 2023, for regular hours.

Please note the SWF will be closed on Friday, April 7, 2023; Sunday, April 9; and Monday, April 10, for the...

City to Resume Services and Programs in Phases

Posted on Monday, March 20, 2023 07:00 PM

City staff returned to work on March 20, 2023, and started preparing for the opening of facilities and resumption of programs. The City of Yellowknife (the City) would like to update residents on the phased resumption of City services and programs.

Please note:Not all City facilities will open at the same time and programs may not resume at the same time, as these all depend on factors like scheduling, staff training, and ensuring facilities are prepared for public use. The City will send out...

Update on Current Services

Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2023 04:38 PM

The City of Yellowknife (the City) would like to provide an update and some clarification to residents regarding the status of City services and facilities, and what is happening with the labour dispute. We thank residents for their patience as we navigate this situation.

On Saturday, March 11, 2023, the negotiations teams representing the City and the Union reached a tentative agreement at the bargaining table. The terms of this agreement cannot yet be disclosed. The City is now awaiting the...

Vehicle Fire - Centre Square Mall Parkade

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 05:54 PM

At approximately 7:35 p.m. on March 14, 2023, the City of Yellowknife Fire Division (YKFD) responded to a service call regarding a vehicle fire on the second floor of the Centre Square Mall parkade. YKFD was able to completely extinguish the vehicle fire. RCMP and the Municipal Enforcement Division were on scene to help with traffic control.

No injuries or other property damage have been reported. This incident is being investigated by the RCMP and Office of the Fire Marshal.