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Posted Thursday, April 18, 2019

The City of Yellowknife is creating a Wayfinding Strategy to aid visitors and residents using all modes of transportation. Wayfinding enhances people’s understanding and experience of the places they’re moving through. Business owners, residents and visitors are invited to attend an open house on Tuesday, April 23 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in City Hall Council Chamber to share thoughts on wayfinding in Yellowknife.   Join City of Yellowknife staff, consultants Eileen...
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Posted Monday, April 15, 2019

The City’s Municipal Enforcement Division (MED) has relocated to a downstairs office space at City Hall. Residents are advised to enter the main level (lower) doors at City Hall. MED is located directly to the left, adjacent to the Visitor Centre.   Front-end staff are available during City Hall business hours to answer questions, issue licenses (snowmobile registration, dog license / tag) and process payments.   For more information on the services provided...
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Posted Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Aspiring entrepreneurs are once again invited to submit their business idea to Win Your Space YK for a chance to win one year of free leased space in downtown Yellowknife.
Now in its third edition, Win Your Space YK is a business incubation competition aimed at inspiring Yellowknifers to start or expand their business, while preparing them with business development workshops, providing access to useful network connections and resources, as well as revitalizing the downtown...

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Posted Thursday, April 04, 2019

Residents are invited to view and comment on the Draft Food and Urban Agriculture Strategy on April 8 from 4 to 8 P.M. at Northern United Place (5403 Franklin Ave.). The event will be an open house format, with project poster boards on display and feedback forms available.  An overview presentation of the strategy will take place at 6:30 P.M. The project team with representatives from the City of Yellowknife and Urban Food Strategies will be in attendance to answer questions...
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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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