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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.

Fire truck at a duplex fire

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...

Fort Saskatchewan Temporary Mandatory Face Covering Bylaw remains in effect despite drop in active cases

Posted on Friday, October 23, 2020 02:30 PM

Alberta Health Services confirmed today that Fort Saskatchewan has less than 10 active cases of COVID-19. Although Council set a threshold of above 10 cases to trigger the Mandatory Face Covering Bylaw C29-20 , residents should be aware that there are no provisions in the Bylaw to have it expire based on active case counts. The Bylaw states that all persons age 10 and older must wear an approved face covering when visiting an indoor public facility including public transportation....

All Hallows’ Eve Event

Posted on Thursday, October 22, 2020 06:00 AM

A COVID-safe, family-friendly, alternative to Trick or Treating

On October 31, 2020, the Fort Heritage Precinct will be hosting All Hallows’ Eve, an event designed for families and cohorts with children between the ages of 4 and 10.

At this COVID-safe event, families and/or cohorts will get a chance to complete a fun and spooky scavenger hunt in the North West Mounted Police Fort. There will be treats aplenty for the little ones to find along the way! No other families will be present in the NWMP Fort...

Regional Transit Commission Enters Next Phase

Posted on Friday, October 16, 2020 09:00 AM

The Regional Transit Services Commission (RTSC) Interim Board is working on two primary milestones for 2020; approval from The Government of Alberta to legally form the commission and the selection of a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). 

The RTSC Interim Board, made up of elected officials from the City of Beaumont, the Town of Devon, the City of Edmonton, the City of Fort Saskatchewan, the City of Leduc, the City of Spruce Grove, the City of St. Albert, and the Town of Stony Plain, continue to...

Temporary Mandatory Face Covering Bylaw in effect for Fort Saskatchewan

Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 02:00 PM

Alberta Health Services confirmed today that Fort Saskatchewan has 15 active cases of COVID-19 thereby triggering the Mandatory Face Covering Bylaw C29-20 approved by Council on August 4. This applies to all individuals age 10 and over unless they meet exemption criteria.

As part of the City of Fort Saskatchewan’s ongoing efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 and keep our community safe, Bylaw C29-20 requiring mandatory face coverings for people inside all public buildings, transit buses and...