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March 14 COVID-19 Update

Posted on Saturday, March 14, 2020 05:30 PM

City culture and recreation facilities closing effective March 15

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is closing all recreation and culture facilities effective 5:30 a.m. Sunday, March 15 for a duration of two weeks.

Effective Sunday, March 15, the following facilities will be closed for two weeks when the situation can be reassessed.

   •   Dow Centennial Centre – all recreation and culture amenities closed but tenant services at Apulia Catering, Pivotal Physiotherapy, Waiward...

March 13 COVID-19 Update

Posted on Friday, March 13, 2020 03:45 PM

Some City programs cancelled effective March 16

The City of Fort Saskatchewan COVID-19 Task Force is meeting daily to plan and implement measures needed to follow the Alberta Health Services (AHS) guidelines for managing the COVID-19 pandemic. Council is receiving updates and supporting administration at this critical time.

“We are doing everything we can to protect the health of our staff and our residents,” stated Mayor Gale Katchur. “I don’t think any of us expected things to escalate so quickly...

12 municipalities set to form new Regional Transit Services Commission

Posted on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 01:30 PM

Today, the Regional Transit Services Commission (RTSC) Transition Team confirmed they have the participation needed to move forward with an application to the Government of Alberta to form a new transit commission.

Following the release of a business case in late January, the individual councils of all 13 Edmonton Metropolitan Region municipalities voted, throughout February and into March, on their decision to participate.

Participating Municipalities

Of the 13 eligible Edmonton Metropolitan Region...

Fort Saskatchewan votes to join regional transit commission

Posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 04:30 PM

At tonight’s regular council meeting, Fort Saskatchewan City Council voted 6 (1) in favour of supporting the establishment of a Regional Transit Services Commission (RTSC) for the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.

The primary goal for the RTSC Program is to create a unified transit service for the Edmonton Metropolitan Region that delivers efficient and affordable mobility options to all citizens and improves the movement of people across our rapidly growing region.

“This City supports the work of the...

Tourism Hosting Grant Awarded

Posted on Friday, February 21, 2020 06:00 AM

Tourism Hosting Grant Awarded to the Wild Rose Old Tyme Fiddlers Association

The Wild Rose Old Tyme Fiddlers Association has been awarded $3000 from the City’s Tourism Hosting Grant. They will be hosting the 2020 Grand North American Old Time Fiddle Championships on July 17 to 19, 2020 at the Shell Theatre. This Fiddle contest is expecting a crowd of 400 - 500 people attend over the course of the weekend with competitors coming from across Canada and the USA.

The Fort Saskatchewan Tourism Hosting Grant...