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Harbour Pool Universal Change Room Completed

Posted on Monday, June 24, 2019 09:15 AM

City Council cut the ribbon for the Harbour Pool Universal Change Room at an official opening ceremony today. Public tours are planned throughout the day as well as some public education on using the new space.

“The City of Fort Saskatchewan always strives to meet the needs of our residents and to provide services that live up to modern standards,” commented Mayor Gale Katchur. “The lack of a universal change room was a challenge for families and patrons with special needs using Harbour Pool,” Katchur...

More people choosing to call Fort Saskatchewan home

Posted on Monday, June 10, 2019 11:00 AM

2019 Municipal Census shows steady population growth in the City

 The 2019 Municipal Census is now complete, and the population of Fort Saskatchewan is 26,942 – an increase of 2.33% over last year. Of the properties accounted for, 52% submitted their census online.

“I am pleased the City of Fort Saskatchewan continues to be a community of choice for new residents,” said Mayor Gale Katchur, “This growth trend is thanks to our small town feel, high quality of life, and state-of-the-art amenities as...


Schools out, Summer Camps are in!

Posted on Thursday, June 06, 2019 07:30 AM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan Children’s Summer Camps are filling-up. It is the place to be this Summer! The Summer Camps offer exciting weekly fieldtrips, amazing guest presenters, and diverse activities in a fun and safe environment. They are run by qualified and passionate post-secondary students. Summer Program Leaders provide high quality programming that offer opportunities for children, teens, and adults to brighten their summer experience.

Kindercamps offer ½ day programs for children aged...

Legacy Park Family Festival 2019 event a huge success

Posted on Tuesday, June 04, 2019 01:15 PM

The 2019 Legacy Park Family Festival on Saturday, June 1 was a huge success attracting approximately 1,500 people this year. The weather cleared up and certainly contributed to what was a great day in Legacy Park.

The community was out in full force with 21 community groups and organizations set up to educate and entertain festival goers. The entertainment was packed with local talent which showcased vocal and dancing skills. A special highlight of the day was the return of the Sheep in a Welcome...

Official Opening of The Rise and Fall of Emilio Picariello Exhibit

Posted on Tuesday, June 04, 2019 06:30 AM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan invites you to the Official Opening of The Rise and Fall of Emilio Picariello at the Fort Heritage Precinct. Be one of the first to see this traveling exhibit!

Experience the rise and fall of Picariello: from a young Italian immigrant to an impressively successful businessman, down to his criminal undoing. The exhibit also paints a picture of the social context in which the fateful events took place: immigration, the push for women’s suffrage and the Temperance movement....