Posted on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 12:56 PM
Dow Chemical, a cornerstone of Fort Saskatchewan's industrial sector since 1961, announced a groundbreaking $8.5 billion USD expansion of its local petrochemical plant. This expansion will transform the facility into the world’s first net-zero carbon emissions petrochemical plant.
Mayor Gale Katchur remarked, “Dow’s expansion is not just fantastic news for our economy but a testament to our city’s commitment to fostering innovative and sustainable industry. I extend my heartfelt congratulations...
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 09:40 AM
At the November 15, 2023, City Council Meeting, the proposed 2024 Operating Budget presentations and budget deliberations begin.
"The City of Fort Saskatchewan's 2024 Operating Budget reflects our commitment to the city's sustainability amidst challenges like inflation and community growth. Prioritizing areas such as firehall staffing, wage, and utility adjustments due to inflation, environmental stewardship, and RCMP funding, this budget is a testament to our dedication to responsive and...
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023 08:31 AM
In our commitment to understanding Turner Park's cultural and historic significance, Western Heritage has been appointed to conduct a Historical Resource Impact Assessment (HRIA) within the area.
The HRIA will consist of systematic shovel testing in a grid pattern and may also include deep tests; every effort will be undertaken to minimize tree disturbance. Work is expected to begin the week of November 13. The HRIA will explore the area covered by the existing tree stand.
Test site at Turner...
Posted on Friday, November 03, 2023 08:52 AM
Where City and Farm Life Meet
The City of Fort Saskatchewan is budding to launch its work in developing its Urban Agriculture Plan. The Urban Agriculture Plan will provide education and tools that create awareness about where food comes from, enhance local food sustainability and diversify the economy through agriculture-related and value-added industries.
Plant your ideas towards the City’s urban agriculture vision. Participate in the online survey! Visit mysay.fortsask.ca/UAP to learn more about...
Mayor Katchur Celebrated with the 2023 Lieutenant Governor’s Leadership for Active Communities Award
Posted on Monday, October 30, 2023 02:45 PM
Marking another significant achievement in her storied career, Mayor Gale Katchur of Fort Saskatchewan has been honored with the 2023 Lieutenant Governor’s Leadership for Active Communities Award—in partnership with the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association—in the Elected Community Officials Award category.
Mayor Katchur's commitment to Fort Saskatchewan is in a league of its own. As the city's longest-serving Mayor, her legacy is etched in numerous community initiatives and developments....