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New wildland fire map sheds more light on Yukon’s fire situation

Press Release The recent period of unprecedented extreme wildfire activity underscored the need for public fire information that is readily accessible to Yukoners in real-time. To ensure that the best…

Fire Bulletin #2

Press Release July 18, 2022 The Manitoba Wildfire Service advises that wildfire danger levels are moderate to high with hot and humid conditions throughout the province. There are currently 45…

Lytton Wildfires – Information and Resources July 2022

Press Release Wildfires are continuing to spread and there are more evacuation alerts throughout the Province. Here are some important resources that may be of assistance to you: CURRENT EVACUATION ALERTS AND…

Yukon-wide travel advisory issued to ensure responder and public safety

Press Release The Yukon is currently experiencing many emergencies. Wildfires and flooding have triggered evacuation alerts in several Yukon communities and campgrounds, and have led to numerous road closures and…

Surface Water Quality Testing available for Treaty #3 Communities and Members

Press Release July 7, 2022 Our Territorial Planning Unit is pleased to offer surface water quality testing for mercury, heavy metals (lead, arsenic, etc.), nutrients (phosphorous, nitrogen, etc.), E.Coli/total coliforms,…

Potential Oil-Related Contamination in Nunatsiavut

Press Release July 7, 2022 Following the diesel spill in Kaipokok Bay near Postville in 2020, the Nunatsiavut Government has been involved in spill response and monitoring. While issues related…

Joint Evacuation Alert from the Yukon Emergency Measures Organization, FNNND, and the Village of Mayo for the Silver Trail region, including Moose Creek Lodge, Mayo, Keno, Elsa, and Victoria Gold Mine

Press Release July 5, 2022 The Yukon Emergency Measures Organization, the Village of Mayo and the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyak Dun have issued an Evacuation Alert for the Silver…

Province Advises of Additional Actions to Help Prevent the Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease

Press Release June 28, 2022 Manitoba Natural Resources and Northern Development is advising of additional management actions to help prevent the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). CWD is an…

Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc: Freshet Response Update

Press Release June 22, 2022 As a precautionary measure to support freshet preparedness Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc has activated its Emergency Operations Centre to level 1. This allows TteS to actively…

Boil Water Advisory for the Communities of Hay River, Enterprise, Kakisa and K’atl’odeeche Reserve Lifted

Press Release YELLOWKNIFE – June 14, 2022 – The Chief Environmental Health Officer is advising all residents of Hay River, Enterprise, Kakisa and K’atl’odeeche Reserve that the precautionary Boil Water…

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