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Grants for Non-Profit Organizations 2022

Posted on Monday, May 03, 2021 12:00 PM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan recognizes the important contributions our local non-profit organizations make to our community. If you are a local non-profit and have a community program, event or initiative that you would like to have considered for funding, you may submit a grant application to the City for consideration in the 2022 budget year.

Grant applications will be accepted until Tuesday, June 15 by 4:30pm. You can submit your application by mail, email or drop off to City Hall during regular...

2020 Audited Financial Statements and Annual Report

Posted on Monday, May 03, 2021 11:30 AM

Now available online

Council approved the 2020 Annual Report on April 27 and the report has been posted on the City’s website.

In 2020, the City’s operations were significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting public health orders and safety measures required to mitigate the impacts to the public. Some of the more significant impacts that impacted the City’s financial position included facility closures, changes to programming, deferral of projects, and staffing reductions and redeployments.


New Season, New Shepherds

Posted on Monday, May 03, 2021 08:45 AM

For the first time in 28 years, the City of Fort Saskatchewan Sheep Grazing Program will herd in new shepherds. At the end of last season, long time shepherds Kathy and Ralph Playdon retired. Enter the Steinbusch family.

Marc and Natasja Steinbusch immigrated to Canada from the Netherlands in 2006 and are the parents of four children; Pien, Anke, Jannik, and Lizzy. They have been raising sheep for the past eight years and became aware of the shepherd vacancy through their relationship with the Playdons.


New Transfer Station Facility Construction Begins

Posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 12:30 PM

Current transfer station will remain open during construction with some service changes

New Transfer Station and Recycle Depot is scheduled to open for full operations late 2021 or early 2022. The current site will stay open during construction 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm, excluding statutory holidays.

“We’re very excited to be upgrading our Transfer Station and Recycle Depot this year!” said Sadie Miller, Waste Programs Supervisor, “Residents can expect a clean, paved, and more streamlined site...

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...