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Capital Update April 7, 2023

Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 03:05 PM

Capital Update April 7, 2023


Capital Update April 7, 2023

Let's Work Together to Stop Illegal Dumping

Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 10:36 AM

The City of Yellowknife reminds residents that deliberately abandoning waste on public or private property like garbage, mattresses, furniture, appliances, construction materials and tires, is considered illegal dumping.

Illegal dumping also includes disposing of garbage and other non-recyclable items at the blue bin recycling stations. Items are not permitted to be dumped outside of the blue bins. Acceptable materials to be disposed at blue bin recycling stations include: plastics, tin cans,...

Spring Clean-Up Applications

Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 10:23 AM

With warmer weather on the horizon and the return of longer days, the City of Yellowknife is once again offering Spring Clean-Up service contracts to non-profit organizations. This long-running program offers $550 to community groups to clean-up an assigned area in the city after the spring snowmelt.

This year’s clean-up will take place from Monday, May 15, to Friday, May 26, 2023. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 5, at 5:00 p.m. Organizations are required to provide ten volunteers to be...

City of Yellowknife Easter Events

Posted on Monday, April 03, 2023 05:21 PM

The City of Yellowknife is excited to invite the public to two free events over the Easter long weekend. 

Residents are welcome to join the Easter Swim on Saturday, April 8, 2023, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ruth Inch Memorial Pool. This event will have a maximum of 180 people.

Residents can also attend the Easter Skate on Sunday, April 9, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Shorty Brown Arena in the Multiplex. A maximum of 75 people are allowed on the rink.

For more information, please visit the City’s

Changes to 10-digit dialing in Yellowknife

Posted on Friday, March 31, 2023 05:01 PM

The City of Yellowknife would like to make residents aware of how the transition to 10-digit dialing will affect their experience with City services. 

As of April 1, 2023, residents in Yellowknife have to dial 10-digits when calling another number in the City. Residents who have not transitioned to using 9-1-1 as their primary emergency number and continue to dial 873-2222 for access to City emergency services will be impacted. 

As of April 1, a caller dialing a number using only seven digits will...