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News Bites

Posted Friday, April 03, 2020

The City of Yellowknife is taking difficult yet necessary action to ensure safe waste management operations are continued during the global, COVID-19 pandemic. Waste management is an essential service and, at this time, our top priorities are public and staff safety, and continued essential service delivery.
With more residents working and learning from home, there is unfortunately an increase in household waste. This has resulted in a need for additional residential waste...

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Posted Thursday, April 02, 2020

As the City of Yellowknife continues to monitor and adapt to the evolving COVID-19 situation, we would like to advise residents of changes to the 2020 Super Bingo schedule.
The City continues to accept applications for a Super Bingo, tentatively scheduled to be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020, and has extended the application deadline to 5:00 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2020. The licence is scheduled to be issued via a public draw on Friday, May 1, 2020, at 3:30 p.m.
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Posted Wednesday, April 01, 2020

The City of Yellowknife wishes to advise residents that effective Tuesday, April 7, 2020 the recreational toboggan hill at 51st Avenue between 55th and 54th Streets will be closed for the season.  Drivers and pedestrians are asked to use caution and obey signage while heavy machinery removes the snow from 51st Avenue.  Residents can expect the street to be back open to vehicular traffic by 4:00 p.m. For further information, please contact the City at 920-5600.

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Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020

UPDATED: CITY PLAYGROUNDS CLOSED
The City would like to update residents on the City Playground closures that occurred on Thursday, March 26, 2020. All playgrounds with equipment are closed until further notice, following information released by Dr. Kami Kandola, Chief Public Health Officer, Government of the Northwest Territories, on COVID-19. Outdoor parks, rinks and trails remain open and will be maintained by the City, including parks with closed playgrounds inside....

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Posted Thursday, March 26, 2020

The City would like to advise residents that effective immediately, all City Playgrounds will be closed until further notice. This action has been taken following information released by Dr. Kami Kandola, Chief Public Health Officer, Government of the Northwest Territories, on COVID-19.
The complete list of playground closures includes:
Borealis Park
Demelt Crescent Park
Doornbos Park
Forrest Drive Park
Hordal/Bagon Park
Josephine Walcer Park
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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 Administrator - (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