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Turn Your Yard Into a Food Garden Program

Posted on Monday, February 20, 2023 01:47 PM

The City of Yellowknife (the City) and Northern Roots are excited to announce a new workshop series where residents can learn vegetable production skills, attain food growing and harvesting training, and receive ongoing mentorship support to turn their yard into an abundant food garden.

The teaching and mentorship provided comes from Northern Roots Consulting, which has 33 years of working with the land, the soil, people and crops/plants. This program will span approximately nine months, and will...

Capital Update February 17, 2023

Posted on Friday, February 17, 2023 01:23 PM

Capital Update February 17, 2023


Capital Update February 17, 2023

Development Appeal Board Notice of Hearing March 14, 2023

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2023 04:58 PM

The public is hereby advised that a hearing of the Development Appeal Board of the City of Yellowknife has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber.

The purpose of this hearing is to consider an Appeal of the decision of the City Development Officer to issue a Development Permit #PL-2023-0001 for a Multi-Unit Dwelling Fourplex on Lot 17, Block 309, Plan 4204 (130 Moyle Drive).

The Development Appeal Board will hear from those persons identified in...

Negotiations Break Down

Posted on Monday, February 13, 2023 10:15 PM

The City of Yellowknife (the City) and PSAC Local X0345, as represented by the UNW (the Union), returned to the bargaining table on Monday, February 13, 2023.  The City is disappointed to confirm that the Union chose to end bargaining and left the table at 6:00 p.m. without responding to the City’s latest offer.

The City has offered a fair deal, including base wage increases of 2% per year for 2022 and 2023 (totaling 4% more than what employees are currently making). The City also increased its...

Ashes Suspected of Garbage Collection Fire

Posted on Monday, February 13, 2023 01:54 PM

Disposal of ashes in garbage bins can cause serious issues at Yellowknife’s Solid Waste Facility (SWF) and for our community. On Friday, February 3, 2023, a load of waste collected by Kavanaugh Waste Management, on behalf of the City of Yellowknife, was on fire.  The suspected cause of the fire was hot ash discarded in garbage bins. 

This past summer, lithium-ion batteries were also improperly disposed and suspected to have caused two separate fires at the Solid Waste Facility.

Kavanaugh Waste...