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Wildfire smoke and summertime smog lead to higher Air Quality Health Index (AHQI) ratings

Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 02:14 PM

From April through June 2023, Fort Air Partnership (FAP) recorded 12,716 hours of air monitoring data for use in calculating the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) at seven stations in our Airshed.

Hours monitored: 14,783 hours
Low-risk AQHI: 11,520 hours
Moderate-risk AQHI: 2,485 hours
High-risk AQHI: 453 hours
Very-high risk AQHI: 325 hours

  • 11,520 (or 78%) of the hours were low-risk AQHI. 
  • 2,485 (or 16.7%) of the hours were moderate-risk AQHI.
  • 778 (or 5.3%) of the hours were high or very high-risk AQHI.

Fort Saskatchewan Takes Significant Step in Strengthening Fire Services

Posted on Monday, July 10, 2023 11:03 AM

City Hires Six New Firefighters

Fort Saskatchewan City Council greenlit the hiring of six new full-time firefighters during their regular council meeting on Tuesday, June 13; a significant move towards bolstering the local fire department. Fire Chief Todd Martens emphasized the importance of this decision, as it will enable the deployment of a second fire truck.

While the proposed second fire hall is postponed until 2025, City Council will discuss concepts and designs in June of 2024. Until then,...

Canada Day Parade Honorary Marshals

Canada Day Parade Honorary Marshals

Posted on Monday, June 26, 2023 01:16 PM

Stollery Kids and Families Representing The Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation

The Fort Saskatchewan Canada Day Parade sponsored by PME is something that residents look forward to each year. Watching and listening to creative parade entries as they make their way through the downtown core is the perfect way to start off your Canada Day celebrations.

Every year, the City takes the opportunity to spotlight an organization or individual that goes above and beyond in the immediate or surrounding...

Fort Saskatchewan's population reaches 28,624 reflecting steady growth according to 2023 census data

Posted on Monday, June 26, 2023 11:33 AM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is pleased to announce the completion of the 2023 Municipal Census, revealing a population of 28,624 residents. This represents a significant increase of 6.24% compared to the municipal census conducted in 2019 and a notable growth of 4.22% from the 2021 Federal census.

Mayor Gale Katchur expressed her enthusiasm about the sustained growth, stating, "Fort Saskatchewan's allure as a preferred destination for new residents is undeniable. Our city's welcoming...

West River's Edge Boat Launch OPEN

Posted on Monday, June 26, 2023 09:44 AM

Effective June 26, 2023, the river has returned to safer levels and flow. The West River's Edge Boat Launch is REOPEN