With the third anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission taking place last weekend, the City is demonstrating its effort to adhere to the ‘calls of action’ and enhance its working relationship with the Indigenous community.
In a press release the City of Yellowknife has announced that it is hiring an Indigenous Relations Advisor.
The role of the Indigenous Relations Advisor will be to coordinate the development of a reconciliation plan of action and improve the relationship between the City and Indigenous people.
The salary for this position will range between $76,566.10-$92,333.54 and will be funded by Indigenous Services Canada through the Urban Programming for Indigenous Persons (UPIP) program.
The position will be funded for up to 18 months.