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Fort Saskatchewan RCMP Respond to Knife Complaint

Posted on Thursday, April 22, 2021 09:15 AM

On Monday, April 19th, the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP were called to a complaint of a male with a large knife pacing back and forth outside an apartment building in the downtown area. RCMP members responded immediately and were able to locate this male. After initial conversations with him, it was clear that he was agitated, and possibly suffering from a Mental Health episode.

The area was secured to ensure everyone’s safety, while one of the senior members engaged with him. This member was able to successfully...

West River's Edge Boat Launch Open

Posted on Thursday, April 22, 2021 08:30 AM

The West River's Edge Boat Launch is now open for the season. Please note that the boat launch may close without notice due to changing River conditions.

We remind everyone public health orders are in place. Please practice social distancing, do not touch your face, wash your hand as soon as you get home and stay home if you feel ill. 

Here are some boating basics

1. Always wear a lifejacket or personal flotation device!
Don't just have it in the boat, wear it. 

2. Don't drink and boat
Consumption...

New Exchange Zone at RCMP and Protective Services Building

Posted on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 02:30 PM

The Fort Saskatchewan RCMP along with Protective Services are excited to let the community know about a new exchange zone that has been set up in front of the detachment, located at 200 Town Crest Road. The exchange zone will consist of two parking stalls located towards the south end of the Protective Services Building. The purpose is to allow the public the ability to meet others when they need to exchange something.

“We encourage anyone making online purchases, or selling items online, to arrange...

All 13 Edmonton Metro Region Mayors commit to working together on new Collaborative Economic Development initiative

Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 09:00 AM

  

Having signed a memorandum of understanding, effective April 12, 2021, all 13 regional Mayors are demonstrating a commitment to work in partnership on developing a new, innovative and scalable model with the Collaborative Economic Development (CED) initiative.

The initiative will advance additional economic opportunities for Edmonton Metropolitan Region partners through projects targeting new, non-residential growth and jobs beyond individual municipal boundaries. Economic development...

Departments Collaborate to Support Businesses

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 02:00 PM

City of Fort Saskatchewan removes permit requirements for temporary patios and streamlines permission for sidewalk cafés

To enable local businesses to adapt as quickly as possible to the Latest COVID-19 restrictions the City of Fort Saskatchewan has eliminated the permit requirements for temporary patios and streamlined the permission for sidewalk cafés. Businesses wishing to add a temporary patio, or sidewalk café will also not be required to pay any fee. The City’s Planning & Development...