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We’re on the search for youth volunteers

Posted on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 08:45 AM

Youth Council is looking for members

The City is searching for youth volunteers between the ages of 14 to 24 years-old to join its Youth Council.

The role of Youth Council is to educate and empower youth to provide information and recommendations to Council about issues that impact and involve youth.

“This is a great opportunity for youth to learn how municipal government works, how to present ideas and how to think critically,” said Kristi Wahl, Youth and Family Coordinator, Family and Community...

New Domestic Violence Unit at RCMP Detachment

Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2021 06:45 AM

The Domestic Violence Coordinator will provide guidance and oversight on all files

The Fort Saskatchewan RCMP are excited to announce the implementation of a Domestic Violence Unit at the Detachment.

“Domestic violence is something no one should have to experience, but unfortunately that’s not the reality.” Said Gale Katchur, Mayor of Fort Saskatchewan, “Having a domestic violence unit as part of the protective services we offer to our residents will ensure safe access to resources and support...

City Responds to the New Round of Provincial Restrictions

Posted on Wednesday, April 07, 2021 11:30 AM

The Provincial Government announced changes to current restrictions to combat COVID-19 on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Effective Wednesday, April 7, 2021 the Fitness Centre at the Dow Centennial Centre will temporarily stop operations.

On a positive note, the ice surface, gymnasium, and indoor field will continue to be available for Youth Sports. Taurus Field will also remain open for Youth Sports. Details are described below:

Dow Centennial CentreIce Arena

Weekdays: 4:00 – 10:30pm
Saturday/Sunday: 9am...

Online Safety Presentation Now Available

Posted on Tuesday, April 06, 2021 11:00 AM

The video provides strategies for parents, teachers and kids to stay safe online

With everyone spending more time online these days, The Fort Saskatchewan RCMP and The City of Fort Saskatchewan joined forces with a goal to provide adults and youth information that will help ensure their online time is appropriate and safe.

Cst. BIGELOW, with the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP Detachment, developed an online educational presentation that will get this important information out to our communities. The presentation...

Dutch Elm Disease Prevention

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 09:45 AM

Alberta has the largest DED-free American Elm stand in the world worth two billion dollars, but we could lose it all. A new case of Dutch Elm Disease (DED) was recently confirmed in the province and has renewed calls for Albertans to follow pruning bans.

"The City of Fort Saskatchewan is home to over 3,500 elm trees and it's very important for residents to follow province-wide pruning bans (April 1 to September 30) when the beetle is most active," said Jenelle Hart, Park Services Manager, "Tree pruning...