Northwest Territories, Canada
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Fort Providence 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 is currently being built near Fort Providence over the Mackenzie, to replace 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.
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