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2020 Budget

City of Yellowknife 2020 Budget

Update (December 2019)- Budget Results:

The City of Yellowknife approved a budget with a 1.63% property tax increase.


The Yellowknife Chamber's Position:

The Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce is pleased to once again provide feedback on the City of Yellowknife's annual budget.

"In short, an 8.48% property tax increase is completely unacceptable to the Yellowknife business community."

You can read our November 18th, 2019 submission here.


Additional Resources:

You can view the City of Yellowknife's presentation to our Board of Directors here.

For more information, including the City's 2020 Budget Priorities Survey and a copy of the draft budget, please visit:


In The Media:

Cabin Radio. (December 3, 2019). $400K Deleted From YK Budget As Quest To Reduce 8.5% Increase Begins. Retrieved from:

CBC. (December 10, 2019). Yellowknife Approves 1.6% Tax Hike, Sunsets Indigenous Relations Advisor Job. Retrieved from:

Northern News Services. (December 10, 2019). City Council Gets Earful On Cut Indigenous Relations Position As Budget Passes. Retrieved from:

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