Some NWT residents whose properties were flooded beyond repair in May won’t get new homes till 2022. Local leaders, though, are satisfied with recovery efforts.
The GNWT pledged to act on neighbours' concerns about a planned temporary shelter. The health minister said she considered the shelter an act of reconciliation.
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The GNWT's latest proposed site for a temporary Yellowknife day shelter unsettled some nearby businesses, a repeat of a discussion this time last year.
The GNWT, hoping to use a downtown Aurora Village building as a temporary day shelter in Yellowknife this winter, implored residents not to impede its opening.
"I don't think we had a plan for that," said Julie Green as so many staff grew sick that a Yellowknife shelter closed. An arena may become an emergency shelter.
Fort Simpson has money to reopen a warming shelter this winter, but where – and who runs it – will be discussed in meetings this week.
Emergency pandemic funding for a Yellowknife transitional housing program runs out at the end of September. The GNWT says it expects to find more cash in time.
There's a Covid-19 outbreak among Yellowknife shelter users and staff. A former worker says more could have been done but residents hold responsibility, too.
Over 20 years, a man accrued nearly $80,000 in arrears on a property he no longer occupied. The NWT's ombud investigated and wants the GNWT to make changes.
Yellowknife's urban healing camp doesn't just help the people who show up for breakfast. It's helping the people who cooked it, too. Meet some of the staff.
Damage from flooding in Fort Simpson amounts to well over $5 million, initial estimates suggest. That doesn't include the cost of replacing at least six homes.