Tłı̨chǫ CEC Approves 2023 Harvest Subsidy Payments

Behchokǫ̀, NT (June 1, 2023) - The Chief Executive Council (CEC) approved the Harvest Subsidy Program for 2023, which includes a $250 payment for each Tłı̨chǫ Citizen enrolled in the program. 

To qualify for the $250 payment, Tłı̨chǫ citizens must submit the completed 2023 Harvest Subsidy Payment Form available from the Tłı̨chǫ head office in Behchokǫ̀, Community Presence offices in Whatì, Gamètì, and Wekweètì, and from the Yellowknife Office of the Tłı̨chǫ Government. Harvest Subsidy Payment Forms can also be downloaded at Tlicho.ca 

The 2023 Harvest Subsidy Payment will be made automatically for: 

  • Tłı̨chǫ Citizens who are 65 years of age living in the Tłı̨chǫ Region (Behchokǫ̀, Whatı,̀ Gamètı̀ and Wekweètı)̀
  • Children in social services (payment will be held by the Corporate Services Department)
  • Automatic payment to Maintenance Enforcement

Payment Schedule for direct deposit or mailout: 

  • Payment - June 23, 2023 - Forms must be submitted between June 1 to June 16.
  • Payment - July 7, 2023 - Forms must be submitted between June 19 to June 30.
  • Payment - July 21, 2023 - Forms must be submitted between July 1 to July 15.
  • After July 22, 2023 – payment will be bi-weekly 

Pick-up Locations:

  • Tłı̨chǫ Government Head Office – Behchokǫ̀
  • Community Presence Office – Whatı,̀ Gamètı,̀ and Wekweètı, and 
  • Yellowknife Tłı̨chǫ Government Office

For Mailout: 

  • Regular cheques can be picked up on Monday’s, or they will be mailed out.  

Please note that the Tłı̨chǫ Government Administrative Policy and Procedure Manual requires that any outstanding cheque for a recipient who cannot be located and/or if the cheque is stale dated, the cheque will be removed from the outstanding cheque list on March 31st, and funds will be reimbursed to the Tłı̨chǫ Government’s general account. 

Cheques will not be re-issued more than 90 days after the year-end in which they were stale-dated. To avoid delay, it is the responsibility of Tłı̨chǫ citizens to keep their contact information current.

Note: Information on Harvest Forms will be used to update Tłı̨chǫ Citizen files with Enrolment. 

DOWNLOAD PDF: 2023 Harvest Subsidy Application Fillable.pdf

For more information, contact: 

Sherri Zoe ([email protected])
Finance Services Manager
Department of Corporate Services
Tłı̨chǫ Ndek'àowo / Tłı̨chǫ Government
Tel: (867) 392-6381 ext 1314
Fax: 867-392-6862                                                

Timerin Tinqui-Simpson ([email protected])
Finance Administrator
Department of Corporate Services
Tłı̨chǫ Ndek'àowo / Tłı̨chǫ Government 
Tel: (867) 392-6381 ext 1327
Fax: 867-392-6862 


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