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The 2024 Census Starts April 1st

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2024 10:12 AM

In our busy and growing community of Fort Saskatchewan, each resident plays a crucial role in shaping the future. As we grow, it's essential to have accurate data to plan programs and services effectively. That's where the Fort Saskatchewan Municipal Census comes into play. It's not just a routine task – it's a vital tool for ensuring that every individual is counted—hence the theme of the Census “Count Yourself In”.

In 2023, the population was reported as 28,264. Accurate data is critical when it...

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Wishing Fort Saskatchewan a Wonderful Holiday Season

Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2023 02:05 PM

As the snow blankets our beautiful city and the festive lights illuminate the streets, we, the City Council and administrative staff of Fort Saskatchewan, find ourselves reflecting on the incredible community we are fortunate to serve. As we gather with loved ones to celebrate the holiday season, we extend our warmest wishes to the residents of Fort Saskatchewan, the beating heart that makes our city truly remarkable.

As we embrace the holiday spirit, let us take a moment to appreciate the...

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Holiday Driving Safety: A Vision Zero Approach

Posted on Friday, December 01, 2023 09:00 AM

The festive season brings joy, celebrations, and the warmth of holiday lights. As we embark on journeys to share special moments with loved ones, it's essential to prioritize safety on the roads. Building on the principles of Vision Zero, which we embraced in our Winter Driving Safety guide, let's explore crucial considerations for safe holiday driving.

Considerations for Holiday Driving Impaired Driving

The festivities often include gatherings where alcohol is present. It's crucial to reiterate the...

Family Violence Prevention Month

What to expect when you call the police

Posted on Monday, November 27, 2023 09:00 AM

Family Violence Awareness Month Feature

With the City's commitment to raising awareness during Family Violence Awareness Month, we cast a spotlight on the crucial work carried out by the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP.

Corporal Arminder Augstman, the Family Violence Coordinator for the Fort Sask RCMP Detachment area, acknowledges November as Family Violence Prevention Month. In today's discussion, he sheds light on what individuals can typically expect when reaching out to the police for help in...

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Winter Driving Safety in Fort Saskatchewan: Embracing Vision Zero

Posted on Wednesday, November 22, 2023 09:00 AM

Winter in Fort Saskatchewan brings a majestic charm with its snow-capped surroundings and glistening frosts. We anticipate skating at West River’s Edge, tobogganing at the Rotary Amphitheatre, and taking in some great shows at the Shell Theatre! But, the season also brings challenges for drivers and pedestrians, with slippery roads, reduced visibility, and the unpredictability of Alberta weather.

As Albertans, we don’t sit around all winter waiting for spring. We have things to do, places to go,...