Real Estate in Fort Providence, Northwest Territories
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Fort Providence (Slavey language: Zhahti Koe or Zhahti Kue "mission house") is a hamlet in the South Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. Located west of Great Slave Lake, it has all-weather road connections by way of the Yellowknife Highway (Great Slave Highway) branch off the Mackenzie Highway, and the Deh Cho Bridge opened November 30, 2012 near Fort Providence over the Mackenzie. The bridge replaces the ice bridge and ferry, enabling year-round crossing of the river.
Fort Providence is well known for hosting the annual Mackenzie Days celebrations in August each year.