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March 18 COVID-19 Update

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:30 PM

Following the announcement by the provincial government on Tuesday, March 17, The City of Fort Saskatchewan Culture and Recreation facilities are closed indefinitely.

The facility closure includes the Dow Centennial Centre’s recreation and culture amenities including the fitness centre, soccer field, gymnasium and ice arena, childminding and indoor play centre. The building remains open for Apulia Catering, Dairy Queen and Booster Juice during the hours of Monday – Friday: 7am – 8:30pm; Saturday 7am...

March 16 COVID-19 Update

Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 06:30 AM

The City of Fort Saskatchewan held a special Council Meeting on Monday, March 16 for the purpose of discussing the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Council made the decision to cancel the March 17 and March 24 Council meetings. All business from those agendas will be moved to future Council meetings. This allows us to spend the next few weeks focus on making operational changes.

On Sunday March 15, the decision was made to close City culture and recreation facilities until March 24. On Monday,...

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...