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February's Good Neighbour

Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:15 AM

Tara Mandryk | Pineview

Tara is a great neighbour! She shovels driveways and sidewalks of neighbours who are away or ill, takes in their mail, waters their plants, and looks after their pets. You don’t even have to ask! She’s the first to volunteer and is happy to help, never expecting anything in return. After I had major surgery, she came over several times a day to let my dog out and to see if I needed anything. When I am away on vacation, or just at work for the day, I know I can rely on her to...

Call for artist submissions now open

Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 07:45 AM

Local artists are invited to enter their submissions to the annual Art in Public Places program. Art in Public Places began in 2005 as a way to showcase local City of Fort Saskatchewan artists who have shown excellence in their body of work. City Council has approved a budget for the purpose of purchasing a piece of art that will be displayed in a public place in Fort Saskatchewan for all residents and visitors to see and appreciate.

Submission Categories:

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Family Day Activities

Posted on Thursday, February 13, 2020 08:45 AM

Wondering what do to for Family Day? Here are some fun activities happening in Fort Saskatchewan:

Harbour Pool
February 17
Free Public Swim: 1: 30 – 4:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the Fort Saskatchewan Lions Club

Dow Centennial Centre
February 17
Free admission with spontaneous drop in use of the gym and soccer field

Shell Theatre
February 17
3pm | Tickets $2
Alex "The Zaniac" Zerbe
With the energy of 1,000 suns, Alex Zerbe moves like a rubber band from one end of the stage to the other. Beatboxing, juggling, dancing,...

MDP Draft Policies Engagement Update

Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:30 PM

The Municpal Development Plan (MDP) is an important planning and decision-making tool that provides strategies and policies to inform the work of City staff (like planners, engineers, and parks folks). The Plan guides how the City will look and feel as we welcome another 25,000 residents. 

Based on the discussion and community feedback, the first drafts of the Mobility and Natural Systems & Green Infrastructure policies are ready for public input.

We invite residents to identify possible...

Production Exchange Centre Closure

Posted on Monday, February 10, 2020 09:00 AM

Product Exchange Centre ClosureResidents are encouraged to donate safe, reusable items to local charities

The City is sad to announce the closure of the Product Exchange Centre on March 3. The Centre began as a way to give reusable items a second chance. Unfortunately, waste materials, damaged and unsafe products were frequently being dropped off.

“Unfortunately, we have experienced an increase in the drop-off of garbage items and/or items that pose a safety risk to others, such as broken toys, faulty...