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Local Residents Encouraged to Take Action on Clean Air Day

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 07:30 AM

June 3 is Clean Air Day. It’s a good time to reflect on the value of clean air and individual activities that impact air quality. 

“While local air quality is at a low risk to health most of the time in our Airshed, Clean Air Day gives us a chance to think about the steps we can all take to help maintain and even improve the quality of our local air,” noted Fort Air Partnership Executive Director Nadine Blaney. 

There are many ways individuals can contribute to clean air. For example, walking,...

Who’s missing their workouts?

Posted on Friday, May 22, 2020 08:00 AM

City starting outdoor recreation classes June 1st

Outdoor recreation is included in Stage 1 of the Alberta Relaunch Strategy, and The City of Fort Saskatchewan is pleased to announce that registered outdoor fitness classes are set to start on June 1st. Registration will open online starting Monday, May 25th via GoLeisure at fortsask.ca/GoLeisure.

“This is great news for all those folks who have been missing their registered fitness classes since the facilities closed in March. Things may look a little...

Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2020 02:15 PM

Stage 1 updates for Fort Saskatchewan residents

The City of Fort Saskatchewan continues to reopen some City amenities allowed in Stage 1, as announced by the Government of Alberta. As of May 23, local City playgrounds and the Skatepark will reopen for use. Users must follow these guidelines posted at each site:

 •   Please follow all Alberta Health Orders.
 •   Wash your hands at home before and after visiting a playground.
 •   Carry and use hand sanitizer...

Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy

Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2020 02:00 PM

Stage 1 and what it means in Fort Saskatchewan

The City of Fort Saskatchewan has approved control measures that can be put in place to reopen some City amenities allowed in Stage 1 effective May 14, as announced by the Government of Alberta.

“What this means is, activities with groups over 15 people continues to be prohibited by the province. Social distancing of 2m must still be maintained and cleaning and sanitizing protocols must be strictly followed as outlined by Alberta Health Services,” explained...

Council approves 2020 property taxes

Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2020 01:15 PM

Fort Saskatchewan city council approves municipal property tax reduction of -0.06%

On May 12, 2020 Council passed Bylaw C16-20 reducing the municipal tax increase from 0.44% to -0.06% for both residential and non-residential properties. In addition to collecting property taxes for municipal purposes, the City is also required to collect property taxes on behalf of the Province for education and Heartland Housing Foundation requisitions.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has made life difficult for some in our...