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Posted Wednesday, February 14, 2018

On Thursday, January 18, 2018 the City of Yellowknife deactivated all public security cameras located at City facilities until a comprehensive public policy guiding use of security cameras was developed and put into place.    On February 12, 2018 City Council approved a Security Camera Policy by Council Motion #0030-18.  A copy of the Security Camera Policy can be found at https://www.yellowknife.ca/en/city-government/policies.asp In the interim, assessments...
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Posted Friday, February 09, 2018

Spring is fast approaching, and the City of Yellowknife is preparing for the annual Spring Clean-Up.  Applications from non-profit organizations are now being accepted. Groups can apply for one of 60 areas that will be identified within city boundaries, with $500 awarded per area.  Groups are encouraged to apply to clean up multiple areas if they are able to recruit more than 20 volunteers. The clean-up takes place from May 19 - 25, 2018.  This is a great fundraising...
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Posted Tuesday, February 06, 2018

The City of Yellowknife invites residents to join an open house discussing the on-going clean-up of sewage in the Kam Lake subdivision. The open house is scheduled for February 13 at 7 p.m. at City Hall in the Council Chamber.   On January 15, 2018, a city employee reported the rupture of the sewage force main, near Ron’s Auto in Kam Lake. City crews began immediately to both expose the break and divert sewage away from adjacent properties. The break was repaired at...
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Posted Monday, February 05, 2018

At approximately 11:10 p.m. on February 2, 2018 the City of Yellowknife Fire Division was dispatched to 76 Curry Drive for a structure fire.  The caller stated that there was a garage on fire with smoke and flames.  A full group alert of off-duty personnel was requested. The Fire Division initially responded with a duty crew of 4 personnel on Pump 1 and Tanker 1. On arrival to the scene, the crew noted smoke coming from both bay doors and the main entrance. Flames were...
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Posted Friday, February 02, 2018

The City of Yellowknife's biomass district energy system was announced as the 2018 winner in the energy category of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Sustainable Communities Awards. The awards celebrate innovative and environmental initiatives in Canadian cities and communities. Yellowknife's district energy system will use wood pellets to heat a group of five municipal buildings (Multiplex, Fieldhouse, City Garage, Firehall, Parks Garage) that previously consumed about...
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