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;ref Starting in 1991 local film maker Terry Woolf has run the Dog Island Floating Film Festival. The festival misses some years, but has run run a total of 10 times do date. The festival typically runs in the late summer, a flotilla of canoes and other leisure craft watch films projected on the side of a houseboat


mod11e.html archivedate 2008-01-23 title North of 60° — Visions of the New North publisher Canadian Museum of Civilization accessdate 2008-02-02 * The Gold Range Bar (The Gold Range), (also known as The Strange Range and listed in the circa 1989 phonebook as such) one of the oldest and most colorful drinking establishments in the Northwest Territories and featured in Elizabeth Hay (Elizabeth Hay (novelist))'s novel "Late Nights On Air" and Mordecai Richler's novel

''Solomon Gursky Was Here.'' * Downtown contains the Capital Area Park, a short but pleasant stroll by City Hall,

thumb 250px Wildcat Cafe (File:Wildcat_Cafe_Yellowknife_Northwest_Territories_Canada_01A.jpg) *'''Gold Range Bistro''', 50th Street. Local cafe with great ordinary food and lots of good people where the locals eat. (In)famous for their plate-sized eggroll. *'''Thornton's''', 51th Street and 52nd Ave. Tapas and wine specialties. Incredibly good food at reasonable prices for fine dining. *'''Fuego's Restaurant''', 50th Street. Northern cuisine with international fusion. Caribou, muskox, bison and whitefish are regular features on a dynamic menu


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, 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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and Hay River. Buffalo Air Express Buffalo Air Express at Buffalo Airways It is one of seven districts that represent Yellowknife Map of the Yellowknife constituencies and the current Member of the Legislative Assembly is Wendy Bisaro. Members page Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) It is one of seven districts that represent Yellowknife and includes Detah (Dettah, Northwest Territories) and N'Dilo (N'Dilo, Northwest Territories). Map of the Yellowknife constituencies and the current Member of the Legislative Assembly is Bob Bromley. Members page It is one of seven districts that represent Yellowknife Map of the Yellowknife constituencies and the current Member of the Legislative Assembly is Bob McLeod (Bob McLeod (politician)). Members page It is one of seven districts that represent Yellowknife Map of the Yellowknife constituencies and the current Member of the Legislative Assembly is Dave Ramsay. Members page Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) It is one of seven districts that represent Yellowknife Map of the Yellowknife constituencies and the current Member of the Legislative Assembly is Robert Hawkins (Robert Hawkins (Northwest Territories politician)). Members page Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) '''CBC North''' is the name for the Canadian Broadcasting 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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'' accessdate November 30, 2012 With the completion of the Deh Cho Bridge, which officially opened on November 30, 2012, the city now has its first direct road connection to the rest of the country. Layout Yellowknife, like most other urban centres, has distinct commercial, industrial, and residential areas. Frame Lake, Niven Lake, Range Lake, and Old Town are the residential sectors, with some of the population living in high-rises in the downtown core. Niven Lake is the only area under active development and expansion. 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

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became the first Canadian to win the Individual Championship title at the US National Poetry Slam. Together with Mighty Mike McGee and C. R. Avery, he is the co-founder of spoken word, "talk rock

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, a small staking rush occurred. Con Mine was the most impressive gold deposit and its development created the excitement that led to the first settlement of Yellowknife in 1936–1937. Some of the first


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 footnotes Sources: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs, 2009 figure based on Edmonton 100

'''Yellowknife''' (2011 population (Canada 2011 Census): 19,234 url http: 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: Ykguide ykvisA_05.pdf archiveurl http: web 20070928044426 http: 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: 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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