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Media

Posted Friday, April 03, 2020

The City of Yellowknife is taking difficult yet necessary action to ensure safe waste management operations are continued during the global, COVID-19 pandemic. Waste management is an essential service and, at this time, our top priorities are public and staff safety, and continued essential service delivery.
With more residents working and learning from home, there is unfortunately an increase in household waste. This has resulted in a need for additional residential waste...

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Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020

UPDATED: CITY PLAYGROUNDS CLOSED
The City would like to update residents on the City Playground closures that occurred on Thursday, March 26, 2020. All playgrounds with equipment are closed until further notice, following information released by Dr. Kami Kandola, Chief Public Health Officer, Government of the Northwest Territories, on COVID-19. Outdoor parks, rinks and trails remain open and will be maintained by the City, including parks with closed playgrounds inside....

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Posted Thursday, March 26, 2020

The City would like to advise residents that effective immediately, all City Playgrounds will be closed until further notice. This action has been taken following information released by Dr. Kami Kandola, Chief Public Health Officer, Government of the Northwest Territories, on COVID-19.
The complete list of playground closures includes:
Borealis Park
Demelt Crescent Park
Doornbos Park
Forrest Drive Park
Hordal/Bagon Park
Josephine Walcer Park
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Posted Friday, March 20, 2020

As a pre-emptive measure in preparation for the potential impacts of COVID-19, the City has closed several facilities and reduced staff to essential service providers only. During this time, the City asks residents to be mindful of their waste practices, to help our staff continue to deliver essential services, including residential and commercial waste and organics collection.
Here are a few simple steps we can all take to help ourselves and each other:
Do not...

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Posted Wednesday, March 18, 2020

As the situation develops across Canada, the City of Yellowknife is taking further action in preparation for the potential impacts of COVID-19 in Yellowknife. The City would like to reassure residents that while tough decisions are being made, the health, safety and wellbeing of all community residents and our staff remain the City’s top priority and local essential services are continuing.
Following advice from the Government of Canada and the Government of the Northwest...

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Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Administrator - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699