Incumbent Bill Erasmus, first elected in 1987 and one of the territory's longest-serving chiefs, has already stated he will not seek re-election.
The independent advisory board tasked with recommending the next Northwest Territories senator has begun its work.
Revealing her bid on Cabin Radio, Alty said she would do things "slightly differently" than incumbent Mark Heyck if she were elected mayor.
Rebecca Alty has announced her intention to run for election as mayor of Yellowknife. On this page we reproduce a transcript of our interview with her.
Communities in the Northwest Territories have the opportunity to hold a plebiscite on whether to allow or disallow local cannabis sales.
Yellowknife resident Christina Monroe was defeated in her bid to become the Liberal Party of Canada's new national party secretary on Saturday.
Northwest Territories politicians will visit Yellowknife and Inuvik high schools as they tour the territory gathering feedback on proposed cannabis legislation.
Christina Monroe has worked for the NWT Liberals for the past decade, including the party's successful bid to elect Michael McLeod as an MP three years ago.
Cabin Radio's Ollie Williams spoke with Premier McLeod on Thursday to find out more about the reasons for making these moves.
Caroline Cochrane and Alfred Moses effectively swap places, while Robert C McLeod becomes the minister responsible for the territory's power corporation.
Rami Kassem told Cabin Radio he is losing employees to Yukon, where local laws allow immigrants to more quickly gain permanent residency.
The minister responsible for sport in the Northwest Territories hopes Yellowknife thinks twice about hosting major events after the South Slave's experience.