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City Launches Latest Round of Business Supports

Posted on Friday, March 12, 2021 06:45 AM

Applications are now being accepted for the Professional Services Grant which will provide up to $1,000 to eligible local businesses to obtain professional financial services to help secure provincial and federal support.

As the provincial and federal government continue to introduce new and expanded support programs, the application and reporting requirements along with the eligibility criteria can be difficult to understand and navigate for many small business owners. This one-year program is designed...

Snow Plow Naming Contest Winners Announced!

Posted on Monday, March 08, 2021 12:45 PM

The City’s public works department received over 125 entries

We’re excited to announce the winners of our Snow Plow naming contest!

“Thank you to all the elementary school kids in Fort Saskatchewan for participating in our contest – we received over 125 entries!,” said, Ron Hale, Foreman, Facility and Fleet Services “We’d also like to thank everyone who helped choose the top 10 names and everyone who voted for their top four names.”

The Snow Plow Naming Contest Winners:

  1. Snowsquatch


Call for Online Safety Questions

Posted on Friday, March 05, 2021 02:30 PM

The Fort Saskatchewan RCMP and City of Fort Saskatchewan want to create safe spaces for children and youth. With everyone spending more time online, we want provide parents, guardians and caregivers with information to help them ensure online time is appropriate and safe.

We are developing an online educational presentation that will provide online safety information for youth and parents. The presentation will cover online sexual offences such as child luring and child pornography. To ensure the...

Indoor recreation is getting back on track

Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2021 02:00 PM

On March 1, the Government of Alberta announced the slight easing of the health measures in line with The Path Forward - Step 2. After careful review of the guidelines, The City is planning to reopen the Dow Centennial Centre for low intensity indoor fitness activities staring Monday, March 8 but you must book ahead. Regular hours will be Monday to Friday, 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Weekends 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

“We are happy to welcome some users back into the facility,” stated Diane Yanch, Culture...

Fort Saskatchewan welcomes new Fire Chief

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 06:15 AM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan welcomes Todd Martens as the new Fire Chief today. Martens was the Director of Protective Services and Fire Chief in Hinton, a position he has held for the last six years.

“I am very impressed with his leadership attributes and commitment to fire services as well as his care and compassion for those he leads,” says Heather Cowie, General Manager for Community and Protective Services.

Martens has 22 years of experience in emergency services as a firefighter and EMT in Alberta...