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City Wide Fire Ban Lifted

Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2022 03:53 PM

Effective immediately, the mandatory ban on open-air fires that has been in place since Monday, July 4, 2022, has been lifted for the City of Yellowknife. Burning is permitted in approved fire pits only. Burning in an unapproved pit will result in a fine. The City of Yellowknife’s Fire Division may issue a Fire Ban at any point due to changes and increased risk from weather and environmental conditions. The City of Yellowknife Fire Division will continue to monitor conditions and notify the public...

Structure Fire - Bigelow Crescent

Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 04:08 PM

At approximately 9:15 a.m. on July 9, 2022, the City of Yellowknife Fire Division (YKFD) responded to a call on Bigelow Crescent after reports of a structure fire. YKFD extinguished the fire and was on the scene until approximately 10:40 a.m. RCMP and the Municipal Enforcement Division diverted traffic on the scene. No injuries were reported. The incident is under investigation by the RCMP and the Office of the Fire Marshal.

For more information:

Sarah Sibley

Communications Officer


Capital Update July 8, 2022

Posted on Friday, July 08, 2022 06:15 PM

Capital Update July 8, 2022


Capital Update July 8, 2022

Enumeration Underway for 2022 Municipal Election

Posted on Friday, July 08, 2022 05:44 PM

The City of Yellowknife has begun preparations for the 2022 Municipal General Election which will take place on October 17, 2022. Enumeration cards have now been mailed to all Yellowknife households and should be received by residents in the coming week. Enumeration is the process of collecting names of eligible voters for the Voters List. The City of Yellowknife is also enumerating voters on behalf of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (Public) and Yellowknife Catholic Schools (Separate). 


Development Appeal Board Notice of Hearing July 28, 2022

Posted on Friday, July 08, 2022 11:22 AM

The public is hereby advised that a hearing of the Development Appeal Board of the City of Yellowknife has been scheduled for Thursday, July 28, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber.

The purpose of this hearing is to consider an Appeal of the decision of the City Development Officer to issue a Development Permit #PL-2022-0075 for a Multi-Unit Dwelling on Lots 11-12, Block 307, Plan 4441 (Hagel Drive Niven Lake Phase 5).

The Development Appeal Board will hear from those persons identified...