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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 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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Posted Friday, June 07, 2019

The Yellowknives Dene First Nation and City of Yellowknife jointly submitted and were chosen as successful joint applicants to the First Nations – Municipal Community Economic Development Initiative (CEDI) program, an initiative led by the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (Cando) and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). CEDI aims to improve the economic prosperity of participating First Nations and adjacent municipalities through joint...
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Posted Wednesday, June 05, 2019

At approximately 4:50 p.m. on June 4th, 2019 the City of Yellowknife Fire Division was dispatched to a structure fire at 3509 Ingraham Drive.   The Fire Division responded with a duty crew of 6 personnel on Pump 1, Tanker 1, and Medic 7. On arrival to the scene, the crew noted a single story, approximately 1000sq foot single family dwelling fully engulfed in flames with smoke coming out of the eves. Evacuation had already taken place.   The majority of the damage...
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