COVID-19: Northwest Territories to waive rent for public lands leaseholders – May 11, 2020
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Speaking with reporters via videoconference from Yellowknife, Shane Thompson, the Northwest Territories minister of lands, and Blair Chapman, the assistant deputy minister of operations for the N.W.T. Department of Lands, discuss the waiving of rent for residential, commercial, recreational, and industrial leaseholders of public lands for the 2020–21 fiscal year. The measure is intended to provide financial relief to individuals and businesses during the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic.