Category Archives: Transportation

Department of Transportation

Aug, 28 2015

DOT Expands Online Services

YELLOWKNIFE (August 28, 2015) – Minister of Transportation Tom Beaulieu announced today that residents of the NWT can now sign up to receive reminders regarding their driver and motor vehicle services by text message on their cellphones.

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Aug, 18 2015

Public Safety Update: Reid Lake Fire/ MISE À JOUR DE SÉCURITÉ PUBLIQUE – FEU AU LAC REID

YELLOWKNIFE (August 18, 2015) – Fire ZF-014, near Reid Lake, remains active. The GNWT is working to suppress the fire and ensure the safety of the public. The following are updates from the various government agencies involved in the response to this wildfire. The next Public Safety Update will be issued on Friday, August 21, 2015, unless the […]

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Aug, 7 2015

Public Safety Update: Reid Lake Fire, Highways 3 and 4/ MISE À JOUR DE SÉCURITÉ PUBLIQUE – FEU AU LAC REID, ROUTES 3 ET 4

YELLOWKNIFE (August 7, 2015) – Fire ZF-014, near Reid Lake, is still a threat. The GNWT is working to suppress the fire and ensure the safety of the public. The following are updates from the various government agencies involved in the response to this wildfire. The next Public Safety Update will be issued on Monday, August 10, […]

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Aug, 6 2015

Public Safety Update: Reid Lake Fire/MISE À JOUR DE SÉCURITÉ PUBLIQUE – FEU AU LAC REID

YELLOWKNIFE (August 6, 2015) – Fire ZF-014, near Reid Lake, is still a threat. The GNWT is working to suppress the fire and ensure the safety of the public. The following are updates from the various government agencies involved in the response to this wildfire.

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Jul, 28 2015

Governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories Support NWT Highway Improvements and Community Economic Development Initiatives/Les gouvernements du Canada et des Territoires du Nord-Ouest appuient des projets d’amélioration de routes dans les T.N.-O. et des initiatives de développement économique dans les collectivités

Governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories Support NWT Highway Improvements and Community Economic Development Initiatives Projects will support economic growth in the Northwest Territories Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (July 27, 2015) – Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Member of Parliament (MP) for Oshawa, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, […]

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Jul, 28 2015

Tom Beaulieu: Highways Capacity Improvement Project- Funding Announcement Technical Briefing

Check against delivery.  Good afternoon. This technical briefing supplements today’s announcement of a funding partnership between the Governments of the Northwest Territories and Canada to deliver the NWT Highway Capacity Upgrade Project, valued at $96 million. This afternoon, we heard the Government of Canada is contributing $72 million, that’s 75% of the cost to reconstruct […]

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Jun, 30 2015

Media Advisory: Wildfire Response in the Deh Cho and South Slave

(June 30, 2015, Updated at: 4:58 PM) – There is currently a wildfire burning approximately 2 kms northwest of Jean Marie River.  In addition, a wildfire approximately 20,000 hectares in size is burning approximately 6 kms south of Hay River.  As a result of these fires, the communities of Jean Marie River and Hay River and […]

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Jun, 30 2015

Avis aux médias – Lutte contre les feux de végétation dans les régions du Dehcho et du Slave Sud

(30 juin 2015, Mis à jour à : 16 h 58) – Un feu de végétation est en activité à environ deux (2) kilomètres au nord-ouest de Jean Marie River. De plus, un feu de végétation d’une superficie d’environ 20 000 hectares est en activité à environ six (6) kilomètres au sud de Hay River. En raison de ces feux, les […]

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Jun, 3 2015

Review panel seeks Northern perspectives on the Canada Transportation Act

Yellowknife (June 3, 2015) – A federally-appointed arm’s length panel reviewing the Canada Transportation Act is gathering feedback from Northerners on how new transportation policy and program development can further support sustainable economic development in the Northwest Territories.   Minister of Transportation Tom Beaulieu welcomed the visiting panel members saying, “this is a valuable and unique […]

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Jun, 3 2015

Territory-wide transportation strategy tabled

YELLOWKNIFE (June 3, 2015) – Minister of Transportation Tom Beaulieu today released Connecting Us: Northwest Territories Transportation Strategy 2015-2040, which will guide development of the transportation system for the next 25 years. The strategy sets the path forward to improve the territory’s integrated air, road, rail and marine system led by a vision of “Northerners […]

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