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News Bites

Posted Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The City of Yellowknife and Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce have once again partnered to support Yellowknife businesses with the launch of the #ShopYK Passport program.
From now until December 2, 2019, collect passport stamps at participating Yellowknife businesses. Earn one stamp for every $20 spent. Participants who collect thirty stamps will have their names entered into a draw to win a $3000 shopping spree. There is no limit to the number of passports which can be entered...

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Posted Monday, October 21, 2019

The City of Yellowknife invites residents to participate in Yellowknife’s Annual Pumpkin Lane. Starting Friday, November 1 and running until Sunday, November 3, the public is encouraged to bring their pumpkins down to the McMahon Frame Lake Trail by Matonabee Street and line their pumpkins up with others, as far as they can go. 
The pumpkins will be lit each evening at approximately 5:00 p.m. for the enjoyment of all. On the final night, Sunday November 3, residents...

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Posted Friday, October 18, 2019

The Yellowknife Street Outreach program, run by the Yellowknife Women’s Society in partnership with the City of Yellowknife, is temporarily unavailable due to issues with the vehicle. The program will resume regular service early next week and the City will issue an update when the exact date is known. We, along with our partners, apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information, contact the Yellowknife Women’s Society.

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Posted Wednesday, October 09, 2019

The City and PSAC have been meeting to negotiate a new Collective Agreement with Local X0345 as the contract expired on December 31, 2018.  The parties first met in May and again in June but unfortunately ran out of time before negotiations could be concluded.  Bargaining resumed on October 7, 2019. 
Unfortunately, discussions reached an impasse on October 9 th , 2019 and the stumbling block is the issue of potentially contracting out a portion of the City’s...

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Posted Monday, October 07, 2019

The City of Yellowknife, in partnership with Dillon Consulting Limited, is undertaking a Community Plan review and invites residents to take part in the process. 
A Community Plan is the road map for how land will be used and planned for over the next 20 years. This review is mandated by territorial legislation, which requires the City to review its Community Plan every eight years. Public engagement events were held earlier in 2019 and background research was conducted....

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