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Community Profile


Our Yellowknife is a city of opportunity and experiences.

It's a place to grow your career, build a business, raise a family, take time for yourself and connect to your community.

A vibrant arts culture, diverse population, neighbourhoods brimming with character and a frontier history of rugged entrepreneurship define day-to-day life in Yellowknife.

And with higher than average education levels and incomes, along with low unemployment rates, our Yellowknife offers ample business opportunities that you won't find just anywhere.

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Yellowknife - Northwest Territories - Canada

It's time to look up

Invest. Live. Visit.

Chief Drygeese Territory - Home of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation

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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: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 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