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Resident Business Licence Renewal Fees $0 in 2021

Posted on Friday, November 06, 2020 09:15 AM

At the October 27, 2020 Regular Council meeting, Council passed a bylaw amendment to waive the annual renewal fee for resident business licences in 2021. The decision was made to further assist local businesses who were forced to shut-down or saw sharp decreases in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The COVID-19 pandemic forced many Fort Saskatchewan businesses to face a variety of complications from temporary closures to imposed restrictions, to the increased costs of maintaining a safe working...

Fort Saskatchewan RCMP and Protective Services Focus on Building Relationships with Diverse Community Groups

Posted on Thursday, November 05, 2020 07:00 AM

On October 7th, 2020, Insp. MCCAULEY, the Officer in Charge of the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP, in conjunction with Coreen Rayner, Acting Director of the Fort Saskatchewan Protective Services Department, and members of the Fort Saskatchewan Policing Committee, held the first Community Cultural Focus Group Meeting. The purpose of this meeting was to bring forth concerns, issues and gaps that exist between Law Enforcement and the many diverse and under represented groups that call Fort Saskatchewan...

New Live Air Quality Data Interactive Map Launched

Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2020 07:30 AM

Fort Air Partnership (FAP) has just launched a new Live Air Quality Data site. It features an interactive map that enables users to access hourly measurements in near real time from any of the local Airshed’s 10 continuous ambient air monitoring stations, as well as monthly results from its 16 passive monitors.

This new version is fast and easy to use. The interactive map provides pop-up legends showing the substances that each of FAP’s continuous stations and passive sites monitor.

For continuous...

Go Paperless and you could win!

Posted on Thursday, October 29, 2020 07:00 AM

Sign up for e-billing for your chance to win a $250 utility bill credit

From November 1 to December 31, 2020, Fort Saskatchewan residents who sign up for e-billing will be entered for a chance to win one of two prize draws for a $250 credit on their January utility bill. Prizes will be drawn on January 6, 2021 and winners privately notified.

To enter and for full contest rules, go to fortsask.ca/ebilling or call 780-992-6178 and a staff member will assist you. Account holders already signed up on the...

Residential Duplex Fire

Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:00 AM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan Fire Department was alerted of a fire at 12:53 am at the Sienna neighbourhood. The fire crews arrived on scene within seven minutes at 1:00 am at 51 & 52 Catalina Court. Upon arrival, the fire was raging on the backside, roof and attic space of both homes.

Both homes of the duplex suffered significant fire damage. The better part of each unit’s occupancy was destroyed by the fire with an estimated loss worth in excess of $750,000. A third neighbouring home suffered...