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Posted Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The City of Yellowknife, with the support of Yellowknives Dene First Nations, Ecology North and Northland Utilities, has submitted the completed Smart Cities Challenge final proposal in hopes of securing $5 million dollars of federal funding. The pan-Canadian competition encourages communities to adopt an approach to improve the lives of their residents through innovation, data and connected technology.   In June, 2018, the City was awarded a $250,000 prize for our plan...
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Posted Friday, March 15, 2019

Bell Helicopter 525 Yellowknife’s unique location and climate make it an ideal destination for cold weather testing, carrying significant potential for economic diversification and business tourism.   Since 2018, the YZF COLD WEATHER TESTING WORKING GROUP, a partnership consisting of the Yellowknife Airport, GNWT Department of Industry, Tourism & Investment, Northwest Territories Tourism and the City of Yellowknife, actively markets YZF as a location for cold weather testing.   ...
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Posted Thursday, February 21, 2019

The City of Yellowknife, in partnership with Dillon Consulting Limited, is undertaking a Community Plan review.  A Community Plan is the road map for how land will be used and planned for over the next 10 years. This review is mandated by territorial legislation which requires the City to review its Community Plan every eight years. Residents are invited to express their interest in participating in a focus group; contributing directly to the goals, vision and policies...
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Posted Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The City of Yellowknife has updated the pricing of land in the City’s inventory. On Monday, February 11, 2019, City Council voted in favour of accepting a recommendation to adjust the prices of City owned land based on appraisals that were conducted in November 2018.   Updated prices are available for land located in the following areas of Yellowknife: •    Niven Lake •    Hordal Bagon •    Grace Lake South...
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Posted Friday, February 08, 2019

The City of Yellowknife is once again offering Spring Clean-Up service contracts to non-profit organizations.  This long running program offers $500 to community groups to clean-up an assigned area in the City after the spring snow melt. This year’s clean-up is scheduled from May 19 - 26, 2019.
Organizations are required to provide ten volunteers in order to be assigned a space.  Groups that enlist more than twenty volunteers are encouraged to apply for more...

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