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Traditional Lands

The City of Yellowknife acknowledges that we are located in Chief Drygeese territory.

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Indigenous People of the North

The City of Yellowknife honours and recognizes the importance of First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples to the development of our city.

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Indigenous Official Languages of the North

The Northwest Territories recognizes nine  official Aboriginal languages, as well as English and French through its Official Languages Act.

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Indigenous Government in Yellowknife

As the capital City, Yellowknife is the crossroads for the north, and as such, a number of Indigenous Governments and agencies have a presence in our community.

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Culture and Protocol

Learn about Indigenous peoples, their  unique histories, languages, cultural practices, and spiritual beliefs.

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The City of Yellowknife supports reconciliation with Indigenous persons and wants to explore new ways of working together through respectful relationships.

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Support and Wellness

Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority (YHSSA) provides community-based health and social services programs to 20,000+ residents of Dettah, Fort Resolution, Lutsel K'e, NDilo and Yellowknife.

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Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Manager - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699