Holiday Hours

Holiday Emergency Numbers

9-1-1 is now available in all NWT communities

for emergencies requiring police, ambulance or fire

Most GNWT offices will close during the holidays beginning on December 21, 2019 and will reopen for services on January 2, 2020.

Please note the following:

Education, Culture and Employment

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment Offices and ECE Service Centres will be closed from Dec 21 to Jan 2. The following services will not be available:

  • Apprenticeship
  • Career Development
  • Early Childhood Programs
  • Employment Standards
  • Income Assistance
  • Senior Home Heating Subsidy
  • Student Financial Assistance
  • Nominee Program

For emergency Income Assistance and Seniors Home Heating Subsidy, please call 1-866-973-7252

Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre will be closed December 25, 26 and January 1.

The NWT Archives will be closed December 23 - January 1.

Flavour Trader is closed December 23 - January 5.

Environment and Natural Resources

24-Hour Spill Report Line

(867) 920-8130

Report a Poacher Line

(866) 762-2437

Wildlife Emergencies:

Deh Cho Region

(867) 695-7433

Fort Smith Area Office

(867) 872-0400

Hay River Area Office

(867) 875-7640

Inuvik Region

(867) 678-0289

Sahtu Region

(867) 587-2422

North Slave Region

(867) 873-7181

Health and Social Services

Kids Help Phone

Text 686868 or Call 1-800-668-6868

NWT Help Line

1-800-661-0844

Health Canada First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line  

1-855-242-3310

Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority

Medical Travel Emergency After Hours

(867) 669-4115

Closures by region can be found online at: www.nthssa.ca/en/2019-holiday-closure-schedule

Infrastructure

Regional Offices

North Slave

(867) 873-7650. After hours, call (867) 920-2359

Sahtu Regional Office

(867) 446-0576

South Slave

(867) 874-5009

Fort Simpson

(867) 695-6364

Inuvik

(867) 678-0790

Procurement Shared Services

The tender desk locations in Yellowknife, Norman Wells, Inuvik, Hay River and Fort Smith, will be closed from 5:00 p.m. December 20th, 2018 until 8:30 a.m. January 2nd, 2019. During this time, emails and phone calls will not be returned, including for matters related to active procurements.

Regional Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Offices

DMV Online Services will not be available December 21 - January 1. DMV offices across the NWT will be at reduced hours. Visit www.inf.gov.nt.ca for hours of operation in your region.

Justice

Coroner Service

1-866-443-5553 toll free 24 hours

Visiting hours and rules for Corrections Facilities are posted at https://www.justice.gov.nt.ca/en/correctional-facilities/

Lands

Beaufort Delta

(867) 678-0856 or (867) 678-0056

Dehcho

(867) 695-1500 or (867) 695-1524

North Slave

(867) 444-0470 or (867) 446-0769

Sahtu

(867) 587-7206 or (867) 587-6730

South Slave

(867) 621-0634 or (867) 875-8098

Municipal and Community Affairs

Consumer Services

Business and lottery licensing services will be unavailable between December 21 - January 1. During this time, emails and phone calls will not be returned. Should you require a business or lottery license during this period, please ensure that an application is made before December 20.

Northwest Territories Housing Corporation

Beaufort Delta District Office

(867) 678-5728

Nahendeh District Office

(867) 685-6771

North Slave District Office

(867) 446-2213

Sahtu District Office

(867) 446-0642

South Slave District Office

(867) 876-0481