Visit to the Northwest Territories

November 14 and 15, 2017

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, visited Yellowknife, Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk on her first official visit to the Northwest Territories.

Upon arrival in Yellowknife, the Governor General reviewed a guard of honour during an official welcoming ceremony.

Visit to the Northwest Territories - Day 1

November 14, 2017

While in Yellowknife, Her Excellency had an opportunity to meet with territorial and local officials including both the Commissioner and Premier of the Northwest Territories; the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly; the Chief of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation; and the Mayor. 

November 15, 2017

Her Excellency, joined by Federal, territorial and community leaders, inaugurated the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway.  

Visit to Northwest Territories - Day 2