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of the Official Opening of the Canadian Embassy" * Falls of Neuse Road is the first article is a series of articles I would like to do for Streets in Raleigh, NC. If I can get this to be an actual article, I will add photos and possibly a map. Please be kind and vote for this article. --Master Redyva (User:REDYVA) (talk (User talk:REDYVA)) 19:23, 23 November 2007 (UTC) * '''Do not delete.''' Please review the article. The road is notable. It has history, current and past


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The major employers in Yellowknife include: the Territorial Government, the Federal Government, Diavik Diamond Mines

is the headquarters for G Division, and houses more than 30 officers. Municipal enforcement services are provided by bylaw enforcement officers, who are employed by the city. The Yellowknife Fire Department handles the city's fire, ambulance, rescue, and hazardous materials responses.


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on northeast of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. It is the only settlement on King William Island. The name Gjoa Haven is from the Norwegian (Norwegian language) "Gjøahavn" or "Gjøa's Harbour", and was named by polar explorer (List of polar explorers) Roald Amundsen after his ship ''Gjøa''. The '''Giant Mine''' was a large gold mine (Gold mining) located on the Ingraham Trail just outside of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Gold

, Ryan. 2009. "The Operational History of Mines in the Northwest Territories, Canada" Self Published, November 2009. The '''Con Mine''' was a large gold mine located in the Northwest Territories, just south of Yellowknife. The property was staked by Cominco (Teck Cominco) in September 1935 in response to the discovery of visible gold nearby. The advent of winter prevented any prospecting from being conducted, but work in the summer of 1936 led


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Corporation 's radio and television service in the Canadian Arctic. Originally known as the CBC Northern Service, its first operations began in 1958 with radio broadcasts (including the takeover of CFYK (CFYK (AM))—originally a Royal Canadian Signal Corps-owned, community-run station in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, which began broadcasting in 1948). Around the same time, the CBC took over CHFC in Fort Churchill (then an army camp in northern Manitoba); the station had previously run a variety of programs, including American AFRS shows. Peter Mansbridge is its most distinguished alumnus. The station in Churchill was closed in the late 1970s and moved to Rankin Inlet as CBQR-FM. The primary CBC North television production centre is in Yellowknife (CFYK (CFYK-TV)), with smaller production centres in Whitehorse (Whitehorse, Yukon) (CFWH (CFWH-TV)) and Iqaluit (CFFB (CFFB-TV)). The CBC North television service is seen through a network of both CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)-owned and community-owned rebroadcasters in virtually all communities in the Northwest Territories, the Yukon, and Nunavut. CBC North is essentially a television system within a larger network, airing the same programming as CBC Television (with some exceptions). The station airs an hour-long evening news program known as ''CBC News: Northbeat (CBC Television local newscasts)'', anchored by Randy Henderson. It was the sole local newscast that was not merged into Canada Now from 2000 to 2006. The song appears on an album of the same name (Northwest Passage (album)) released by Rogers in 1981, and is considered one of the classic songs in Canadian music history. In the 2005 CBC Radio One series ''50 Tracks: The Canadian Version'', "Northwest Passage" ranked fourth, behind only Neil Young's "Heart of Gold (Heart of Gold (Neil Young song))", Barenaked Ladies' "If I Had $1,000,000" and Ian and Sylvia's "Four Strong Winds". It has been referred to as one of Canada's unofficial anthems by Prime Minister (Prime Minister of Canada) Stephen Harper, "''Ladies and gentlemen, I’d like to end by leaving you with a line from Stan Rogers’ unofficial Canadian anthem – Northwest Passage.''" Address by the Prime Minister Stephen Harper, 17 August 2006 in Yellowknife. and former Governor General (Governor General of Canada) Adrienne Clarkson quoted the song both in her first official address Canadian Encyclopedia and in her speech at the dedication of the new Canadian embassy in Berlin. "Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson: Speech on the Occasion of the Official Opening of the Canadian Embassy" * Falls of Neuse Road is the first article is a series of articles I would like to do for Streets in Raleigh, NC. If I can get this to be an actual article, I will add photos and possibly a map. Please be kind and vote for this article. --Master Redyva (User:REDYVA) (talk (User talk:REDYVA)) 19:23, 23 November 2007 (UTC) * '''Do not delete.''' Please review the article. The road is notable. It has history, current and past. It is not just a road. I have tried to clean the article up to get rid of non-encyclopedic phrasing. With work, this could be a better article, even providing information for people in Yellowknife. Master Redyva (User:REDYVA) (talk (User talk:REDYVA)) 20:00, 29 November 2007 (UTC) *'''Keep or Merge''' SameDayService (User:SameDayService) 23:35, 30 November 2007 (UTC) thumb 250px Yellowknife River looking downstream near where it flows under the Ingraham Trail (File:Yellowknife River downstream.JPG) The '''Yellowknife River''' is a river in the Northwest Territories, Canada. It flows south and empties into Yellowknife Bay, part of Great Slave Lake, at the city of Yellowknife. The name of the river derives from the Yellowknife tribe (Yellowknife (tribe)), a First Nations people that formerly lived in the area. - Yellowknife (Regional Hospital) Heliport (List of heliports in Canada#294) CEH7 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories - - '''Yellowknife Airport''' CYZF YZF Yellowknife, Northwest Territories - - Yellowknife Water Aerodrome CEN9 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories - Wikipedia:Yellowknife,_Northwest_Territories Commons:Yellowknife, Northwest Territories


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, Long John Jamboree a new winter festival, took place March 23–25, 2012 on the frozen Yellowknife Bay next to the Snowking castle, in Yellowknife's Old Town neighbourhood. Events include an ice sculpture contest sponsored by De Beers Canada, cultural events like Dene hand games, games, live music, a beer garden, food vendors, skating rink, artist's market, and much more. The Caribou Carnival, once held annually on Frame Lake, has not been held in recent years. Yellowknife hosted the inaugural Arctic Winter Games in 1970 (1970 Arctic Winter Games), and has since hosted athletes and artists from circumpolar regions at the biennial multi-sport and multi-cultural event in 1984 (1984 Arctic Winter Games), 1990 (1990 Arctic Winter Games), 1998 (1998 Arctic Winter Games), and 2008 (2008 Arctic Winter Games). Background of the Arctic Winter Games. Retrieved on March 26, 2014. In 2007 The White Stripes played in Yellowknife for their tour of Canada. The entire tour was recorded for a documentary called Under Great White Northern Lights. Attractions thumb The Wildcat Cafe Wildcat Cafe (File:Wildcat Cafe Yellowknife Northwest Territories Canada 01A.jpg) in the Old Town. Some notable places to visit in Yellowknife include: * The Wildcat Cafe, which first opened in 1937. The popular restaurant still operates in its original building during the summer, which was moved to its current location after being saved from demolition in the late 1970s. The Wildcat Cafe has been renovated from 2011 to 2013, and during these times there were a few ups and downs to get the place ready for open. The City hosted a grand opening of the new Wildcat Cafe on June 16, 2013. Wikipedia:Yellowknife,_Northwest_Territories Commons:Yellowknife, Northwest Territories


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are in effect 24 hours per day 7 days per week. The highway system in the NWT is maintained by the Government of the Northwest Territories. Highway 4 (Ingraham Trail) and Highway 3 (Yellowknife Highway) (Yellowknife Highway) both run through Yellowknife and are all-weather roads. One well-known, almost infamous, road in Yellowknife is Ragged Ass Road (Ragged Ass Road (street)), after which Tom Cochrane named an album. Until 2012

'' * Winnipeg, Manitoba - CBW (CBW (AM)) † * Yellowknife, Northwest Territories - CFYK (CFYK (AM)) † Station has a "nested" FM rebroadcaster in home market A provocative street name or other name on the sign can also trigger thefts. Well-known examples include Ragged Ass Road (Ragged Ass Road (street)) in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories and Butt Hole Road in Conisbrough, Doncaster (Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster), England. Also

;City of Winnipeg" Squadron , 435 “Chinthe” Transport and Rescue Squadron (435 Transport and Rescue Squadron) and the Yellowknife based 440 "Vampire" Transport & Rescue Squadron (440 Transport Squadron). - 107 107 Yellowknife Northwest Territories CA 19,234 18,700 2.9 - '''Ragged Ass Road''' is the second solo album album by former Red Rider frontman Tom Cochrane, released in October of 1995 (1995 in music). The album was named


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, 2014. In 2007 The White Stripes played in Yellowknife for their tour of Canada. The entire tour was recorded for a documentary called Under Great White Northern Lights. Attractions thumb The Wildcat Cafe Wildcat Cafe (File:Wildcat Cafe Yellowknife Northwest Territories Canada 01A.jpg) in the Old Town. Some notable places to visit in Yellowknife include: * The Wildcat Cafe, which first opened in 1937. The popular restaurant still operates in its original building


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year 2007 publisher Red Deer Press location Calgary isbn 0-88995-388-0 postscript * Wikipedia:Yellowknife,_Northwest_Territories Commons:Yellowknife, Northwest Territories


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of Yellowknife accessdate 2008-02-23 The Government of the Northwest Territories delegates powers to the municipality through legislative acts and regulations. Council meetings are held in the Council Chambers at City Hall on the second and fourth Monday of each month, and are open to the public. Municipal elections are held every three years.

(astronomy) Aurora Borealis over Yellowknife. Tourism is the largest renewable industry in the NWT and Yellowknife is the main entry point for visitors. Many of these tourists are Japanese (Japanese people), and come to experience the Northern climate and traditional lifestyle, as well as to see the Northern Lights (Aurora (astronomy)). In 2004-05, visitors to the territory spent C$100.5 million. The City of Yellowknife raises 50% of its

operating revenue through property taxation. Both Yellowknife Education District No. 1 and Yellowknife Catholic School Board also raise a portion of their operating revenue through property taxation. Property taxes in Yellowknife are calculated through property assessment and the municipal and education mill rates. Mill rates in 2005 were 13.84 (residential) and 19.87 (commercial). Canadian North, a regional airline

Yellowknife

established_title Established established_date 1936 1937 established_title2 Incorporation (city) established_date2 1 January 1970 area_footnotes  (land only) area_total_km2 136.22 area_land_km2 105.44 area_water_km2 30.78 area_urban_km2 13.09 population_as_of 2011 population_footnotes population 19,234 population_density_km2 105.44 population_urban_footnotes "Population and dwelling counts, for population centres, 2011 and 2006 censuses". Statistics Canada. Retrieved January 20, 2014. population_urban 18,352 population_density_urban_km2 1,402.3 timezone Mountain (MST) utc_offset -7 timezone_DST MDT utc_offset_DST -6 latd 62 latm 26 lats 32 latNS N longd 114 longm 23 longs 51 longEW W coordinates_type type:city_scale:50000_region:CA-NT coordinates_display inline,title elevation_m 206 elevation_ft 675 postal_code_type Canadian Postal code postal_code X (List of X postal codes of Canada)1A area_code 867 (Area code 867) blank_name Telephone Exchanges blank_info 444 445 446 669 765 766 767 873 920 999 blank2_name Prices blank3_name - Living cost blank3_info 117.5 blank4_name GNBC (Geographical Names Board of Canada) Code blank4_info LBAMG blank5_name NTS (National Topographic System) Map blank6_info 085J08 website www.yellowknife.ca footnotes Sources: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs, 2009 figure based on Edmonton 100

'''Yellowknife''' (2011 population (Canada 2011 Census): 19,234 url http: www12.statcan.ca census-recensement 2011 dp-pd prof details page.cfm?Lang E&Geo1 CMA&Code1 995&Geo2 PR&Code2 61&Data Count&SearchText Yellowknife&SearchType Begins&SearchPR 01&B1 All&GeoLevel PR&GeoCode 995&TABID 1 title 2011 Census publisher Government of Canada accessdate 2014-02-07 ) is the capital city and largest community of the Northwest Territories (NT or NWT), Canada. It is located on the northern shore of Great Slave Lake, approximately south of the Arctic Circle, on the west side of Yellowknife Bay near the outlet of the Yellowknife River. Yellowknife and its surrounding water bodies were named after a local Dene tribe once known as the 'Copper Indians' or 'Yellowknife Indians' (now referred to locally as the Yellowknives Dene (First Nation)) who traded tools made from copper deposits near the Arctic Coast. The current population is ethnically mixed. Of the eleven official languages of the Northwest Territories, five are spoken in significant numbers in Yellowknife: Dene Suline (Dene Suline language), Dogrib (Dogrib language), South and North Slavey (Slavey language), English (English language), and French (French language). In the Dogrib language, the city is known as ''Somba K’e'' (Som-ba Kay) ("where the money is"). url http: www.nnsl.com Ykguide ykvisA_05.pdf archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20070928044426 http: www.nnsl.com Ykguide ykvisA_05.pdf archivedate 2007-09-28 title Yellowknife Visitors Guide publisher Yellowknifer format PDF accessdate 2009-03-25

The Yellowknife settlement is considered to have been founded in 1934, after gold was found in the area, although commercial activity in the present day waterfront area did not begin until 1936. Yellowknife quickly became the centre of economic activity in the NWT, and was named the capital of the Northwest Territories in 1967. As gold production began to wane, Yellowknife shifted from being a mining town to a centre of government services in the 1980s. However, with the discovery of diamonds north of Yellowknife in 1991, url http: www.yellowknife.ca Visitors About_Yellowknife.html title About yellowknife publisher "City of Yellowknife" accessdate 2009-08-25 this shift has begun to reverse.

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