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2024 Census Shows Support for A New Aquatics Facility in Fort Saskatchewan

Posted on Tuesday, June 04, 2024 09:15 AM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is pleased to announce the successful completion of the 2024 Census, achieving a remarkable 99.7% participation rate. This high level of engagement provides essential data to inform future city initiatives.

Aquatics Facility Survey Results

As part of the 2024 Census, residents were asked to vote on the proposed new aquatics facility. The results are as follows:

  • Yes: 6,393
  • No: 2,774
  • Prefer not to answer: 1,273 

Support for the new aquatics facility stands at 69.7% when excluding...

Legacy Park Family Festival is Back!

Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 02:27 PM

Sponsored by Keyera

Don’t miss out on Fort Saskatchewan’s signature summer kick-off event on Saturday, June 1. The Legacy Park Family Festival is back, featuring great food, entertainment, community, service group booths, and many fun activities. Of course, it will also mark the return of our beloved sheep! The festival will run from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. We thank Keyera for their valued partnership that has lasted nearly 30 years.

“We are thrilled to host once again the Legacy Park Family...

City of Fort Saskatchewan and Lifesaving Society Launch Water Safety Initiative

Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 09:07 AM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan, in partnership with the Lifesaving Society, is proud to announce the launch of the Lifejacket Loaner Station at Harbour Pool. This initiative is part of the WaterSmart© program and aims to enhance water safety and prevent drowning incidents in the community and across the province.


Located along the scenic North Saskatchewan River, the City of Fort Saskatchewan is a hub for both recreational and commercial boating activities. Proximity to numerous lakes...

Council Approves 2.86% Property Tax Increase for 2024

Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024 08:33 AM

City Council passed the 2024 Property Tax Bylaw at the May 14 regular council meeting. The Property Tax Bylaw is based on the City’s approved 2024 operating budget of $95.1 million and a capital budget of $19.9 million.

“City Council is pleased to announce that our city has once again managed to keep property tax increases to a minimum while ensuring the continued delivery of top-notch services. This accomplishment underscores our unwavering dedication to responsible budgeting and our commitment...

Celebrate Canada Day with Tyler Shaw at Legacy Park Bandshell Stage

Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 09:02 AM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is thrilled to announce that multi-platinum-selling artist Tyler Shaw will be headlining this year’s Canada Day celebration at the Legacy Park Bandshell Stage. Known for his dynamic presence and captivating performances, Tyler Shaw is set to bring his chart-topping hits and exceptional talent to our annual festivities on July 1.

An Evening with Tyler Shaw

Tyler Shaw has garnered widespread acclaim across the music industry, earning multiple JUNO award nominations,...