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News Bites

Posted Thursday, November 02, 2017

The City of Yellowknife and the Yellowknife Ultimate Frisbee Club present Family Fun Night on Friday November 17 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Fieldhouse.
The evening will feature an Ultimate Frisbee demonstration including:
Intro – What is Ultimate
Rules of the Game
Basic throws – What is a stack and marking?
Come out and play ultimate Frisbee! There will be lots of other family activities and prizes for the most enthusiastic group....

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Posted Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Samantha Stuart PhotographyThe City of Yellowknife invites you to take part in the 2017 Santa Claus Parade. This year’s theme is “Your Favourite Christmas Movie”!  Come downtown on the evening of Saturday November 25, as 53 Street, Franklin Avenue and 49 Street come alive. Community organizations, businesses and schools are invited to enter a float, vehicle(s) or walking group in to the parade.  To enter, visit Yellowknfie.ca for the registration form and fax it to 920-5649!...
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Posted Monday, October 30, 2017

The stolen City of Yellowknife emails that were recently provided to some Yellowknife media outlets include some perspectives on adversarial Council-Administration relations dating back to 2014.
It’s no secret that City Council has had its differences in the past, both amongst ourselves and with Administration. Some differences continue to this day and we are working to navigate through them respectfully and productively, including convening Council’s Conduct Review...

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Posted Thursday, October 26, 2017

In October 2017, Yellowknife media outlets, CBC North and Northern News Services Limited (NNSL), advised City of Yellowknife administration that they were given confidential City email correspondence from 2014.  While neither the specific emails, nor the source of these emails, have been provided to the City, the breach of confidentiality appears to be similar to an incident the City had been previously aware of.   In March 2017, City Administration was made aware that...
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Posted Friday, October 13, 2017

DOWNTOWN RECEIVES GREEN CARTS
YELLOWKNIFE, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES | OCTOBER 13, 2017
This month, single family homes in Downtown Yellowknife will receive green carts for curbside organics collection.  With the addition of close to 900 single family dwellings, Downtown Yellowknife is the final area to receive the green carts, marking the end of a four year roll-out of the curbside collection program.
Each downtown single family dwelling will receive a starter...

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