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November's Good Neighbours

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 07:45 AM

Mark and Rieanne Graham | Westpark

Mark and Rieanne have been wonderful neighbours since they day they moved in next door. My husband is often away for work, but with Mark next door I don't ever need to worry about snow removal or yard work. Even as I write this nomination Mark is fixing my children's slide in the backyard! Rieanne has taken care of our dog when we've been away and welcomed me into her book club community with open arms. I know I can always depend on Mark and Rieanne and we couldn't...

Annual Lights Up! Celebration returns

Posted on Friday, November 20, 2020 01:15 PM

The 2020 edition of Lights Up! will take place on November 27 between 11:00 am and 5:30 pm. The event will look slightly different then in previous years.

All of the activities this year will be taking place at the North West Mounted Police Fort located at the Fort Heritage Precinct. Say hello and take a socially distanced picture with Saint Nick, cozy up by the fire pits, visit the model train display, snap a photo at our photobooth, and grab a cookie and hot chocolate on your way out.

“Due to the...

COVID-19 Update – Provincial Restrictions Call for Two-week Pause

Posted on Friday, November 13, 2020 12:15 PM

New mandatory restriction are in place for Fort Saskatchewan and the Edmonton area in response to rapidly rising cases of COVID-19. With 59 active cases, Fort Saskatchewan is in the watch area with the Edmonton region. 

“We are asking our residents to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community. I know we are all experiencing COVID fatigue, but as the Premier stated, we are at a critical juncture and we need everyone to step up and do their part so we can win this battle,” urged Mayor Gale...

2021 budget deliberations start November 16

Posted on Monday, November 09, 2020 10:00 AM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan’s proposed operating budget for 2021 goes to City Council for deliberations starting Monday, November 16 at 9:00 a.m.

“Administration proposes a 2021 budget that strikes a balance between responding to short-terms impacts from the pandemic to the City’s operating revenues while staying positioned for recovery and maintaining a strong commitment to supporting our core infrastructure, community safety and critical services,” says Chief Financial Officer Jeremy Emann.

The...

COVID-19 Update – New Provincial Restrictions Announced

Posted on Friday, November 06, 2020 02:30 PM

In response to the rapidly rising cases of COVID-19 in Alberta and particularly in the Edmonton and Calgary regions, the province announced further measures today.

All municipalities in a watch status (more than 50 cases/100,000 people which the City of Fort Saskatchewan currently falls under), are now be subject to the same restrictions as Edmonton and Calgary. This includes:

 •  Mandatory — A cap on social and family gatherings of no more than 15 people. This was previously a voluntary...