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Welcome back sign at the airport on September 6, 2023. Emily Blake/Cabin Radio
A "welcome back" sign at Yellowknife Airport on September 6, 2023. Emily Blake/Cabin Radio

On this page, we’re helping Yellowknife businesses tell you about restart dates, opening hours and any special offers or products and services they have.

We know returning evacuees need information about their favourite stores and services, and we know our businesses will need help as they get started again.

Residents: Scroll down to read messages from Yellowknife businesses who can’t wait for you to come back. See what’s on offer and follow links to more information.

Businesses: You do not have to pay to advertise on this page. We’re asking businesses to only pay what they can afford. Click here to scroll down to the form for placing an ad on this page.

Last updated: 7:27am on Tuesday, October 3.
New in this update: Glide Car Rental.

Messages from YK businesses to you

Adam Dental Clinic

We are pleased to open to the public on Monday September 11! Please give us a call or email us at if you are experiencing an emergency. We also accept walk-in emergencies.

We will be continuing with appointments as booked, and for those of you who had appointments booked during the evacuation, we will be reaching out to you very soon.

Borealis Kennel and Pet Specialties

We are BACK. Our Nahanni Drive location will be open for business on Saturday, September 9. We will be happy and grateful to all our customers coming back.

The downtown store will not be open until Monday, September 11 as we await the rest of our staff returning. Welcome back and we look forward to seeing everyone. We received a bit of freight and have orders going in this weekend.

Cai’s Kitchen

At Cai’s Kitchen, we recognize the financial hardship of Yellowknifers and we want to help with this offer:

  • Complimentary Breakfast Daily 8am-10am
  • 10 Complimentary Bubble Teas
  • 10% off on all lunch and dinner items
  • One-time donation of $50 for NWT SPCA
    All the above for $260, GST included, for four months starting October 1.

Email if interested. Cai’s will reopen on September 12.

Catalyst Chiropractic Studio

Welcome home Yellowknife! I can’t wait to see everyone in person again. Catalyst Chiropractic Studio will reopen on Monday, September 11.

Continuing and new patients can book their appointments online or via text at 867-444-8917.

Cheeky Chops Pet Salon

Reopening on September 13! We have added appointments to our schedule this month for bath and blowouts, full grooms, deshedding treatments and nail trims.

Welcome your pet home with a spa day so they can look and FEEL fabulous. Our team is still on the road home but you can book online 24/7.

Collège Nordique

Collège Nordique is back! Our language classes will start again on Monday, September 25. Learning French, Tłı̨chǫ or Spanish can be a fun way to meet new people or reconnect.

Are you a permanent resident or refugee? You can take English classes for free! Ongoing registration.

Registration: 867 920-7017, online, or visit us.

Dragon Toner Law Office

Welcome home Yellowknifers! Safe travels to everyone still making the return journey, and thanks to all the essential workers for keeping our community safe.

Dragon Toner Law Office, located on beautiful Franklin Avenue, is open for business as usual as of September 11, 2023.

FWO – For Women Only

We will reopen Monday at 10am. We have a great selection of clothing, shoes and accessories. We are excited to serve our customers again.

See you this week!

Gallery of the Midnight Sun

Welcome home! We’re grateful to be able to reopen on Monday, September 11. Our hours will be 12pm-4pm. Regular hours starting on Tuesday, September 12: Monday-Friday 11am-5pm, Saturday 10am-5pm and closed Sunday. We’re looking forward to seeing you again.

Thank you to all the firefighters and essential staff who have been working so hard on our behalf. Appreciation discount: 20% off storewide for all firefighters.

The Gallery on 47th Street

The Gallery on 47th Street is coming back at full force with our first-anniversary show and celebration on Friday, September 15 from 4-8pm. We cannot wait to celebrate a year of art and to welcome everyone home in style.

Regular hours resume from Friday, September 15:
Monday-Thursday: 10am-4pm
Fridays: 4-8pm
Saturdays: 11am-3pm

Glide Car Rental

25 percent off all vehicles until October 31. Contact: 867-445-5811. Location: 5115 50th Street, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

Get ready to save big with our unbeatable discounts on car rentals. Whether you need a compact car for a weekend getaway or a spacious SUV for a family road trip, we have the perfect vehicle to suit your needs at a fraction of the regular price.

Integrated Economic Solutions

We support entrepreneurs, enterprises, and communities to react, respond, and recover during business interruptions by identifying and realizing opportunities that help reinvigorate the economic value and social prosperity in supporting their community.

Jiffy Lube Yellowknife

We’re open Saturday, September 9. Regular hours starting Monday: 9am-6pm Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm Saturday, closed Sunday.

There’s a coupon on the website for $10.

Juniper Health & Juniper Supply Co

The whole team at Juniper Health is excited to be back Tuesday, September 12 at 8:30am. Our clinic, vitamin dispensary and gift/general store will be up and running!

We’ve been busy while off and are excited to announce a new psychologist, Omer V. Desrosiers, joining our team. Services will be available in both English and French. His schedule is now available to book online.

Land and Heart Yoga

Welcome back beautiful YKers! Online yoga classes Tuesday and Thursdays at 7am.
Your first two classes are free.

Get in your yoga groove with classes delivered right to you.

The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy

The Medicine Shoppe is open regular hours as of September 11.

Shaping up to be a busy week. Please call ahead when possible to allow extra time for refills. One day in advance is even better. Thank you and welcome home!

My World Children Entertainment Playground

My World Children Entertainment Playground is thrilled to announce that our indoor playground is reopening to the public on Tuesday, September 12 from 10am.

Join us for a day of fun and laughter after the NWT wildfire and as our residents return home to Yellowknife. We can’t wait to welcome you back!

North Creative

North Creative, Yellowknife’s full-service marketing/advertising agency, is open again and is here to help small businesses get back on their feet.

Although times are tough, we are here to help you reach out to your clients and keep business coming through your doors. Please email: to set up a FREE consultation.

(North Creative is currently offering 25% off ALL services)

Olive and Bliss Wellness

We’re excited to be back home. And getting back into the swing of things can feel overwhelming, especially if you’re a mom with many responsibilities.

I’m pleased to offer free 50-minute planning sessions from September 12-30 to help moms feel more in control of work and life. Let’s plan your time and schedule for a more organized and easeful Fall season. Email with subject line “YKHOME.”

Polar Vision

The staff of Polar Vision would like to welcome everyone back to Yellowknife. Polar Vision are having a Family and Friends event, offering patients 25% off storewide from September 11-22.

Hours of operation are: Monday-Friday 9am-6pm. Closed for lunch from 1-2pm daily.

Poppy Shop Kids Co

Hi Yellowknife! We are so glad to be back safe and sound. So incredibly grateful to Red Deer for having us! So very grateful to our firefighters, the many visiting firefighters and other personnel, the military and all who helped keep our community safe.

We are opening and running a 60% sale, because it’s time to have parties again! Love the NWT and so glad it is our home.

Range Lake Clinic

We will resume our clinic operation (walk-in and same-day) Monday to Friday, 5-8 pm.

We are on the second floor of the Joie de Vivre spa.

Qimmiq Kennels

Qimmiq Kennels will re-open for some services on September 11, including:
Gear shop, boarding, grooming, drop-in nail trims: regular hours.

Day camp will re-open on September 14 with regular hours.

Hours: 7:30-11am, 2-5:30pm. Please call 867-766-2345 or email to book grooming or boarding, or visit our website for more info.

The Quilted Raven

We are opening on Tuesday, September 12 at 11am. Hours will be Tuesday-Saturday 11am-5pm. Halloween and Christmas fabrics are out on the shelves.

Can’t wait to see you all!


Starbucks and our team want to welcome everyone back after this trying time with a small token of our appreciation.

All day Monday September 11, come and have a complimentary welcome drink: a grande brewed/drip coffee with us as we reopen our store at 7:30am.


I am offering 40% off my services for all Northwest Territories residents starting September 15.

I offer pedicures, full body waxing, brow lamination, brow and eye lash tint.

Valérie Leclerc: Counsellor, Therapist by CNDA

Valérie Leclerc is now offering couples’ counselling at Juniper Health Clinic.

Wesclean Northern Sales Ltd

We look forward to helping our community members get back to normal. We especially look forward to filling the essential industrial and janitorial supply needs of our valued customers and friends.

We will resume regular hours of operation starting September 11, 8:30am to 5pm, Monday-Friday.

Yellowknife Domino’s

After these trying times for all of us, Yellowknife Domino’s will be open regular hours starting Monday September 11, 2023.

Please be patient with us as we await the rest of our Domino’s Family to arrive and prepare to serve our friends, family and loyal customers.

Yellowknife Physiotherapy Sport and Rehab Clinic

Thank you to everyone for creating an amazing community. Yellowknife Sport and Rehab Clinic are reopening on Monday @ 8:30 and can be booked online.

YKPT offer counselling, dietary, ergonomics, occupational and physiotherapy services as well as chiropractic and massage appointments. See our online draw on Instagram to win a massage by nominating an essential worker.

Fill out this form to advertise here

Businesses: Use the form below to send us the advertising text you would like us to run and tell us what you can afford. Anything up to $100 makes sense and if you can’t afford to pay, that’s OK. Just enter $0. If you’d like to add an image or a logo, please email that to us.

We will send invoices to participating businesses in the coming days for the amount each business specifies.

Please only use the form if you hold a valid business licence in Yellowknife.

What should I say?

Yellowknifers are going to want to know how they can help you. When does your business reopen? What will your hours be? What can your business offer people? Use the form to say anything you like and provide a link so we can send people to your business.

And this is free?

If you can afford to pay, please pay – anything up to $100 plus GST. We’re in the same situation as most Yellowknife businesses, it is not a financial picnic over here either. But we’re getting hundreds of thousands of page views weekly and we want to use that to help businesses out. If you’re struggling, just put $0 on the form below. Do not think twice about doing that. We get it and we want to help. Email us if you need more information.

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