Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 06:06 PM
A City of Yellowknife fire ban will be in effect starting Friday May 19, 2023 at 12:00 pm (noon) on open air burning fire pits and will remain in effect until further notice.
Due to current conditions the area is experiencing, the Yellowknife Fire Division is implementing a fire ban to reduce the risk of wildland fires within city limits.
“The fire ban is a proactive measure to reduce the risk of fires starting from camp fires, bonfires or other open sourced flames within city limits. We all...
Posted on Monday, May 15, 2023 03:50 PM
The City of Yellowknife (the City) is ready to welcome residents of Hay River and Kátł’odeeche First Nation who were ordered to evacuate their communities as a result of wildfires.
“The City is once again ready, willing and able to help our neighbours in their time of need,” said Mayor Rebecca Alty. “We are grateful to everyone who delivers supports and services to provide the residents of Hay River and Kátł’odeeche First Nation with a home away from home”.
The City is working with several...