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Economic Development Initiatives


City of Yellowknife
City Hall
4807 - 52 Street
P.O. Box 580
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4
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P: (867) 920-5600
F: (867) 920-5649
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Economic Development Strategy

The City of Yellowknife is committed to engaging our residents and businesses in growing and developing our community.

We support partnerships and initiatives that contribute to a diverse and vibrant local and regional economy, draw investment to Yellowknife and the NWT, and encourage new business and residents to join our growing and prosperous community. We enjoy working with local creative people and welcome your involvement in helping the City communicate better and enhancing our local economy.

The Economic Development Strategy is the result of learning from the past, using the knowledge of today and developing a vision for the future.  This vision sees Yellowknife as a city open for business, a diverse business community,  a dynamic, growing community and a talented and educated community.

Read more about the City of Yellowknife's 2014-2019 Economic Development Strategy:


Yukon / Whitehorse Business Exchange

On October 1 & 2, 2015, the Yukon Government, City of Whitehorse, Yukon Chamber of Commerce, Government of Northwest Territories and City of Yellowknife invite you to participate in a tourism and business networking opportunity.

Read more about the Business Exchange.


Business Improvement Districts Open House

In April 2016, four Yellowknife business owners attended the Pacific Northwest Regional Conference with support from the City of Yellowknife. During the Open House on June 8, 2016 residents were invited to attend presentations from Yellowknife attendees on their experiences while attending the BIABC conference and how they apply to Yellowknife.

Read more about the Business Improvement Districts and the Open House.