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Posted Friday, July 06, 2018

 
The City of Yellowknife is pleased to confirm the seven Jury members who will decide the winner of the 2018 Win Your Space YK competition. They are:
Gillian Lee
Rob Warburton
Mellisa Mercredi
Kyle Thomas
Sheila Conroy
Jonathan Renko
Gabe Powless
Jury members have been selected for their diverse backgrounds and involvement with the Yellowknife business community, as well as their business expertise and firsthand experience of starting...

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Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2018

For Canada’s 151 st birthday, the City of Yellowknife, with support from the Government of Canada, is hosting a full day of family-friendly activities and live music in Somba K’e Civic Plaza.
Starting at 12:15 PM on July 1, 2018, the free event includes bouncy castles, face painting and live entertainment from:                              
Yellowknives Dene Drummers
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Posted Monday, June 25, 2018

The City of Yellowknife is pleased to announce two additions to City Administration.
Chris Greencorn will be re-assuming the position of Director of Public Works and Engineering, effective July 9, 2018.  Mr. Greencorn worked for the City of Yellowknife’s Department of Public Works from 2004-2017; including three years as the Department’s director. He left the City to expand his experience in project management and enhance his knowledge of infrastructure in...

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Posted Friday, June 22, 2018

The City of Yellowknife, along with Stantec Architecture Ltd. with RC Strategies +PERC and Carscadden Architects, is hosting an Open House Pre-Design Planning Session for the NEW AQUATIC CENTRE on Tuesday June 26, 2018.
The Community is invited to come and participate in pre-design planning sessions from 11:30am-1:15pm or 5:15pm-7:00pm in the lobby of City Hall. Come share your thoughts and ideas on what a new Aquatic Centre in our community could be.
For information on...

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Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Smoking area map The City of Yellowknife has banned smoking and vaping on all City-managed recreational properties.  With the exception of trails, designated smoking areas and traditional ceremonies involving tobacco, all public parks, playgrounds and recreational facilities are smoke free.
“We want our City facilities to be clean and safe for all of our residents,” says Mayor Mark Heyck. “This ban will keep the air clean around our buildings, and hopefully create...

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