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Giant Mine


Information on the City's involvement. This page is currently under construction (June 2020).

 Giant Mine Working Group 

Established by the project following the Environmental Assessment. The primary purpose is to provide a forum for the parties to raise and ideally resolve issues.

Meeting Schedule: Monthly, regular, on-going

City lead: Giant Advisor


- Environmental Monitoring and Management Plans Engagement
- Closure Criteria Engagement

 City of Yk / Giant Mine Bilateral Meetings

Working level meetings between project contractors and they City allowing for open dialogue on issues and concerns that may arise.

Meeting Schedule: Monthly, irregular, on-going

City Lead: Administration

 Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board

The Land and Water Board permitting and licensing process is the venue where the project receives permission to implement their closure plan, through the regulation of land uses and release of waste into waters. 

Meeting Schedule: Irregular - phased schedule, mostly complete

City Lead: Giant Advisor

Examples of documents / phases include: submission, compensation claim, post-license


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