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Community Showcase 2023

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 05:16 PM

The City of Yellowknife’s Annual Community Showcase has been rescheduled to Thursday, September, 21, 2023! This event is an opportunity for residents to connect directly with community organizations, and for organizations to showcase what they have to offer in one location.

The Community Showcase is on Thursday, September 21, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Yellowknife Multiplex Gym. Local non-profit organizations offering leisure, health, education, and active living opportunities will...

City Resumes Programs and Services in Phases

Posted on Thursday, September 07, 2023 04:38 PM

The City of Yellowknife is excited to welcome back all residents after this challenging and emotional time.

City staff have been planning and working to prepare for the opening of facilities and resumption of programs and services. As such, the City would like to update residents on the phased resumption of City services and programs.

Please note: Not all City facilities will open at the same time and programs and services may not being to be up and running right away. These all depend on factors...

Welcome Home - An Update on City Services

Posted on Wednesday, September 06, 2023 12:52 PM

As of 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 6, 2023, the Evacuation Order in effect for Yellowknife, Dettah and N’Dilo has been downgraded to an Evacuation Alert. This means residents can begin to return to the Yellowknife area and start settling back into their homes.

With this, the City of Yellowknife (the City) knows you have a lot of questions about returning home. We have compiled a number of them on our Welcome Home Webpage. Below are some of the main questions we’ve received. Please note: These...

Yellowknife and YKDFN Announce Dates for Phased Re-entry

Posted on Friday, September 01, 2023 07:21 PM

The City of Yellowknife (City) and Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN) extend our gratitude and thanks to everyone who supported and continues to support the wildfire defense efforts across the Northwest Territories. We also are so appreciative for the support provided to all our residents while they have had to evacuate.

Since the announcement that the Behchoko/Yellowknife Fire (ZF015) was being held, the City and YKDFN have been proactively working with the Government of the Northwest...

Yellowknife Preparing for Phased Re-Entry

Posted on Monday, August 28, 2023 06:03 PM

Today, August 28, 2023, NWT Fire announced the Behchoko/Yellowknife Fire (ZF015) is being held.  This is great news - but it does not mean the fire is under control. The City of Yellowknife (City) remains under a Territorial Evacuation Order.  Highway 3 remains closed to Northbound traffic and any person that is not cleared to enter will be turned back. 

What are we doing?

The City is proactively working with the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) to develop a phased plan to ensure the...