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Help us name our new snow plows!

Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2021 07:30 AM

The City’s seeking the help of local children to name four snow plow trucks

We’re excited to announce our Name the Snow Plows Contest!

The contest runs until midnight of February 22 and is open to children ages five to 12 years-old living in Fort Saskatchewan. To enter simply download one of our colouring pages, colour it in, write down your top four names and hand it in to our clerks at the City Hall front desk or email it to rhale@fortsask.ca. Remember to add your contact information too!

“Since most...

First Virtual State of the City Address Presented Today

Posted on Wednesday, February 03, 2021 02:00 PM

The annual State of the City Address provided at the Fort Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce luncheon each year on the first Wednesday of February, went ahead as planned but the delivery was a little different. The mayor joined the virtual meeting as did all members of City Council via Zoom.

The meeting was well attended with many officials from surrounding communities joining the Fort Saskatchewan business community to hear what the Mayor had to say. 

Mayor Katchur started her address with these...

City not opening recreation facilities on February 8

Posted on Tuesday, February 02, 2021 09:15 AM

Phase 1 of the Provincial Government re-opening plan starts Monday, February 8 but no changes to City operations are planned to coincide with this phase. The tight restrictions mean very few customers would be served under the existing restrictions.

Phase 1 Restrictions:

   •  No sports games, competitions, team practice, league play or group exercise of any kind is allowed.

   •  One-on-one training is permitted.

   •  Trainers must be professional, certified...

Coyote Sightings

Posted on Friday, January 29, 2021 08:30 AM

You may be seeing more coyotes in the city parks that’s because it’s coyote breeding season until the end of February. We remind residents to stay back, give them space and not feed them.

If you do encounter a coyote please take the following steps:

  •  Make noise! Shout, clap your hand loudly and firmly towards the animal

  •  Be aggressive and make your self seem larger (wave your arms above your head and swing objects)

  •  Carry a whistle

  •  Do not turn away...

Approval received to legally form a regional transit services commission

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2021 10:15 AM

Alberta’s government has approved the formation of a new regional services commission for the Edmonton Metropolitan Region with a mandate for improving regional transit and mobility. The legal formation comes after several years of hard work and due diligence by Councils and their administrations, which culminated in an application submitted by the eight participating municipalities in 2020.

“This first-of-its-kind commission will go a long way to connecting the people and economies of the Edmonton...