North Slave Region
North Slave Region
Location within the Northwest Territories
|Federal riding||Northwest Territories|
|• Regional superintendent||Yvonne Doolittle|
|• Regional offices||Yellowknife|
|Time zone||UTC−07:00 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−06:00 (MDT)|
|Highways|| Highway 3 |
The North Slave Region or Tłicho Region is one of five administrative regions in the Northwest Territories of Canada. It is the most populous of the five regions, with a population of almost 23,000. According to Municipal and Community Affairs the region consists of eight communities with the regional office situated in Yellowknife and a sub-office in Behchokǫ̀. With the exception of Yellowknife, the communities are predominantly First Nations.
The North Slave Region includes the following communities:
|Name||Type||Census||Aboriginal Population Profile|
|Behchokǫ̀||Tlicho community government||1,874||1,720||60||10||160|
|Gamèti||Tlicho community government||278||275||0||0||10|
|Ndilǫ||Yellowknives community||Included in Yellowknife|
|Wekweeti||Tlicho community government||129||120||0||10||10|
|Whatì||Tlicho community government||470||440||10||0||25|
|Sources: NWT Bureau of Statistics (2001 - 2017)|
^ a: 2001 estimated population. Included with Yellowknife
- Government of the Northwest Territories. "About Municipal and Community Affairs". Retrieved 2019-06-17.
- North Slave Region
- "Northwest Territories Official Community Names and Pronunciation Guide". Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Yellowknife: Education, Culture and Employment, Government of the Northwest Territories. Archived from the original on 2016-01-13. Retrieved 2016-01-13.
- "Differences in Community Government Structures" (PDF). Maca.gov.nt.ca. Retrieved 18 December 2014.
- "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data".
- "Aboriginal Population Profile, 2016 census". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
- Population Estimates By Community from the GNWT