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M.E. and YOU: Keep Pets Safe in the Heat

Posted on Monday, July 11, 2022 01:35 PM

With the hot temperature outside, please remember to consider the health of our four legged friends.

Our pets are unable to sweat and lower their body temperatures like people can. Dogs and cats only cool off through panting and through the pads of their paws.  Although your pets make great company while running errands, it is safer for them to stay home. The internal temperature of a parked vehicle can climb to dangerous levels in a short amount of time and can cause heat stroke in a little...

Get Ready for the Bike Rodeo!

Posted on Wednesday, July 06, 2022 11:30 AM

MES and RCMP offering free bike inspections, helmet fittings and a skill testing obstacle course

The Fort Saskatchewan Municipal Enforcement Service and RMCP are excited to announced their annual Bike Rodeo. This FREE event teaches kids the importance of bicycle safety while having fun.

“Bicycle season is here! We want to teach kids to be safe while riding so they can avoid serious injury,” stated Inspector Barry Larocque of the RCMP, “We’ll go over the importance of wearing a helmet, being visible...

M.E. and YOU: Construction Zones

Posted on Monday, July 04, 2022 11:12 AM

It’s road work season with construction zones on City streets and highways. It also means more people are travelling on our roads. Unfortunately, each year in Alberta, workers and motorists are killed or injured in construction zones.

Here are some tips to improve safety while driving in construction zones:

  • Use caution and slow down in construction zones whether you see people working on or near the road, or not
  • Be patient, expect delays and allow extra time for your trip
  • Obey all flag persons,...

Construction Updates – June 30, 2022

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2022 10:10 AM

94 Street Road Widening

  • 94 Street from Southfort Drive to approximately 300m south of the Hospital is being widened from 2 lanes to 4 lanes
  • The contractor has mobilized to site and work is underway
  • Storm infrastructure is installed
  • Subgrade work for the sidewalk is complete
  • Subgrade work for the road is underway
Highway 15 Bridge Twinning
  • Alberta Transportation is leading this project
  • Work continues on the west side of the North Saskatchewan River
  • Work is underway on the portion of Hwy 15 within the...

M.E. and YOU: School's Almost Out!

Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 02:21 PM

We’re reminding everyone to watch out for children playing outside.

Here are some safe driving tips:

  • Focus on driving, and avoid distractions that can reduce your driving performance and your awareness
  • Reduce your speed when driving anywhere where children may be playing
  • Park at least 5 meters from a crosswalk or an intersection. This will allow pedestrians and drivers to see each other when pedestrians are crossing the street

Parents please remind your children to cross the street at a crosswalk....