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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...

Voluntary COVID-19 Measures in Edmonton Zone

Posted on Thursday, October 08, 2020 01:30 PM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is very concerned about the rising spread of COVID-19 in Edmonton and surrounding communities. The Edmonton Zone, which includes Fort Saskatchewan, has recently seen a sharp increase in cases, and taking action now will limit the risk of cases growing exponentially. As announced by the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the Alberta government is immediately implementing new voluntary public health measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Effective...

Tree Planting at the Dog Park

Posted on Monday, October 05, 2020 11:00 AM

Parks crews will be out planting 90 new trees in the back corner of the West River's Edge Off Leash Dog Park on Tuesday, October 13 and into Wednesday, October 14 if needed.

We ask dog park users to please give our workers room to work and maneuveur equipment on site, and to please keep pets away from the work site.

October 4 – 10 is Fire Prevention Week

Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 11:15 AM

Serve up Fire Safety in the Kitchen

According to the National Fire Prevention Association, the most common cause of unreported home fires deaths are caused by cooking when it is left unattended. The theme for this year's Fire Prevention Week is "Serve up Fire Safety in the Kitchen."

Here are some important reminders:

 •  Never leave your range or cooktop unattended while cooking. If you have to leave the room, turn your range or cooktop off.

 •  Wear short, close-fitting or tightly...