96 N.W.T. government employees are now working remotely


One year after the Northwest Territories government instituted a remote work policy, only about 1.4 per cent of its workforce is taking advantage of it.

According to the territorial Finance Department, 96 N.W.T. government employees have some kind of remote work arrangement.

Of those, 13 are working outside the territory and four are working inside the territory, but in a different community from their office. 

On Monday, a finance department spokesperson said no deputy ministers or assistant deputy ministers were working remotely.

The territorial government employs more than 6,300 people. In January of 2022, it introduced a policy that allows employees the option of working outside their office. 

After most N.W.T. government workers got

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