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News Bites

Posted Thursday, September 06, 2018

The City of Yellowknife would like to confirm changes to some of the Swim Programs offered in the Fall 2018 Recreation Guide.
Unfortunately, due to a limitation in staff resources, some classes at the Ruth Inch Memorial Pool have been cancelled.  To find out which classes are still available, please visit the Recreation Guide on the City of Yellowknife website. We encourage residents seeking swim lessons to register on the waitlist. Once staff resources are replenished,...

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Posted Tuesday, September 04, 2018

The City of Yellowknife is pleased to announce that Maggie Mercredi has assumed the newly established position of Indigenous Relations Advisor with the City. Maggie is Denesoline, and resides in Yellowknife, her home.
As Indigenous Relations Advisor, Maggie will provide guidance on how the City can enhance relationships with Indigenous peoples and governments, and embed reconciliation into our core practices and decision-making – from programs, to services and strategies.
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Posted Friday, August 24, 2018

 
The City of Yellowknife, along with our partners and sponsors, wishes to congratulate Mary Kelly on being the Grand Prize Winner of the Win Your Space YK competition.
The Grand Prize package includes:
One year of free leased space in downtown Yellowknife, up to a value of $3,000 per month,
Up to $10,000 in start-up money under BDIC's Business Development Project Fund
Business Licensing fee waived by City of Yellowknife
One year Yellowknife...

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Posted Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The City of Yellowknife is thrilled to present the 6th annual Community Showcase Night! This event is an opportunity for residents and community organizations to connect directly with one another.   Residents can register for fall programs or leagues, sign up to volunteer, and learn about services and opportunities available in Yellowknife. For community organizations, this is another way to recruit new members and volunteers or increase awareness of their programs...
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Posted Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The finalists to proceed to the Grand Finale of Win Your Space YK will be announced on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. The public and members of the media are invited to attend as Mayor Heyck announces the final five at Ja-Pain, last year’s winner of the competition, located in Centre Square Mall (5010 49 Street).
After evaluating the business plans submitted by the 13 semi-finalists, the Jury will advance five finalists to the last stage of the business incubation...

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