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Posted Monday, June 24, 2019

The City of Yellowknife, with support from the Government of Canada, invites residents and visitors to take part in the Canada Day celebrations on July 1st. There will be live music, food vendors and family-friendly activities in Somba K’e Civic Plaza from 12 noon to 6 pm. This annual, free to attend event has been a longstanding tradition in Yellowknife and brings the entire community together. There will be a variety of performers and activities, including:
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Posted Thursday, June 20, 2019

The City of Yellowknife wishes to advise residents that Franklin Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic between 48 th and 53 rd Street from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. today, Thursday, June 20 for Festival on Franklin celebrations. 
Signage has been placed in the appropriate areas to inform residents that vehicles must be moved by 3:30 p.m. in order to avoid being towed.
The City of Yellowknife encourages residents to participate in this annual free festival which features...

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Posted Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The City of Yellowknife is asking residents in the downtown area to take some time this week to trim any trees and brush that are overhanging into alleyways behind their homes.
Beginning July 2 nd  the City will trim any remaining overhanging trees or brush to allow for garbage and compost service truck access. Trimming will be from the ground level up to 15 feet high.
Also, we would like to remind residents that there needs to be at least 3 feet (0.9 metres) of clearance...

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Posted Wednesday, June 19, 2019

City of Yellowknife National Indigenous Peoples Day municipal service schedule is as follows:
CITY HALL
Friday, June 21, 2019                                     CLOSED
RUTH INCH MEMORIAL POOL
Friday, June 21, 2019
Noon Swim and Splash                                 ...

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Posted Wednesday, June 12, 2019

With less than a week to go, the City of Yellowknife is encouraging residents to get out there and be active in an attempt to win first place for the northern region in the ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge. With the $20,000 prize within reach, we need one last effort to pull ahead and take the top spot.
The challenge is running until June 16 and is open to all Canadian residents. Similar to Walk to Tuk but on a national level, residents are encouraged to download...

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