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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.

Fire Chief Todd Martens

“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...

Phase 1 Changes means new plans for City facilities

Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 02:45 PM

Some recreation options will open on February 16

On Saturday, February 6, the Provincial Government announced new measures just days before the Step 1: A Path Forward was to commence on February 8. The City had previously announced that recreation centres would not re-open in Step 1 due to the tight restrictions and the impact would be minimal for users.

Effective Tuesday, February 16 the Dow Centennial Centre ice surface, gymnasium, and indoor field will open for Youth Sports and Family Bookings....

Utility Bill Changes Coming April 1

Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2021 11:30 AM

The City is moving to paperless billing to reduce paper printing

In an effort to reduce both the environmental impact of paper printing and the costs associated with mailing monthly utility bills, the City of Fort Saskatchewan is moving to paperless billing effective April 1, 2021.

“It costs the City approximately $100,000 each year to print and mail monthly utility bills” said Trish Norman, Revenue Services Coordinator, “Moving to e-billing not only helps lower costs for the utility rate payers, it...