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Reinstating Penalties for Taxes and Utilities

Posted on Thursday, December 07, 2023 05:06 PM

The City of Yellowknife (the City) would like to notify the public that penalties will be reinstated for any unpaid taxes and utility charges as of January 31, 2024. Penalties will be applied at a rate of 1.8% on all overdue balances on the first day of each calendar month, until overdue amounts are paid in full.

Any overdue utility charges as of December 31, 2023 will be transferred to property owners’ tax accounts. If you are a new owner or a landlord, you should check all utility accounts...

Bush fire at Solid Waste Facility

Posted on Monday, December 04, 2023 12:18 PM

On Friday, December 1, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. the Yellowknife Fire Division (YKFD) received a call for service to a small brush fire in the construction waste area of the Solid Waste Facility. When crews arrived on scene, smoke and flames were visible from a pile of brush.

The City of Yellowknife used excavators to move the brush around in an attempt to extinguish the fire, while YKFD used water to assist in containing the fire. The fire was controlled and extinguished.

The Solid Waste Facility was...

Structure Fire Crestview Manor

Posted on Monday, December 04, 2023 11:43 AM

On Thursday, November 30, 2023, at 12:45 a.m., the Yellowknife Fire Division received a call for service to a structure fire at Crestview Manor, 5001 52 Avenue. When crews arrived on scene smoke and flames were visible, and were identified to be coming from a suite on the first floor. The crew acted quickly to get water on the fire from the outside of the building.

The Yellowknife Fire Division entered the unit, continued operations, and extinguished the remaining fire in the first floor unit....

Capital Update December 1, 2023

Posted on Friday, December 01, 2023 12:34 PM

Capital Update December 1 2023

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Winter Lights Across Canada

Posted on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 05:42 PM

“Winter Lights Across Canada” is an annual initiative lead by Government of Canada, where monuments and important sites across the country are illuminated in a display of holiday lights on the same night. This event brings people together, allowing Canadians to participate and join in the spirit of the season. The City of Yellowknife and the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly are excited to take part in this festive tradition.

Members of the public are invited to come enjoy the...