CityPage September 23, 2021 Edition

Posted On Thursday September 23, 2021

In this week's issue: Toxic Roundup, Snow Angels needed, Municipal Election 2021, Connecting the Dots, and more...


Toxic Roundup

Saturday, September 25

Are unwanted computers, printers, TVs, leftover paint and containers, and household hazardous waste taking up room in your house?

Bring them to the Fort Sask Public Works Yard, 11121 88 Avenue, between 10 am - 3 pm.


Snow Angels

Volunteers needed

Calling all individuals, organizations, businesses, work units, classrooms and families!

Can you help a neighbour in need with snow shovelling this Winter?

More info: Seniors Resource Navigator, Toni Van Velzen FCSS | fortsask.ca/snowangels | 780-992-6267 | FCSSinfo@fortsask.ca

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2021 Fort Saskatchewan Municipal Election

Election Day is Monday, October 18th, 2021. Go to fortsask.ca/election for the official candidates list.

Vote October 18


 

 

FCSS presents: a global conversation about Youth Mental Health

Connecting the Dots

a film by Noemí Weis

You are invited to a community screening followed by a panel discussion.

Connecting the Dots is the first feature documentary of its kind to offer a raw and intimate look at youth mental health from a global perspective. With heart-felt poignant stories of lived experience, the film exclusively showcases young voices breaking barriers surrounding youth mental health. Through highly cinematic and character driven storytelling, Connecting the Dots is emotional, reflective and hopeful. Our future leaders are speaking up. It's time to listen.

Join us for a screening of the film and than a panel discussion following. The panel will be made up of the film’s Director, Noemí Weis, local Youth Outreach Worker and a youth with lived experience.

Date: October 21, 2021
Time: 7 - 9pm
Location: Virtual

#RAISEYOURHAND

Register and join the conversation: fortsask.ca/dotsfilm


 


ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

November 5 - 6, 2021, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Suicide first-aid. A two-day skills-based workshop for intervening with a person at risk of suicide.

Learning objectives:

  •  Recognize that caregivers and persons at risk are affected by personal and societal attitudes about suicide.

  •  Discuss suicide with a person at risk in a direct manner.

  •  Identify risk alerts and develop a safe plan related to them.

  •  Demonstrate the skill required to intervene with a person at risk of suicide.

Register at any City location | Course #10919 | Cost: $65 | 780-992-6267 | fcssinfo@fortsask.ca

More info: Centre for Suicide Prevention | suicideinfo.ca | 404-245-3900 | csp@suicideinfo.ca

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Employment Opportunities

Take your career in the right direction

Would you like to work in a fast-paced, customer-focused organization that respects and values its employees?

To apply, find out more information, or check-out a complete listing of all open competitions, please visit fortsask.ca/careers.

The City of Fort Saskatchewan thanks all applicants for their interest and advises that only applicants under consideration will be contacted.


See something in need of repairs? Report it!

Do you have a service request or a question for the City of Fort Saskatchewan? The City is here to help. Fortreport.ca is our new online system designed to help us track and act on requests and questions.

If you see something in need of repair or have a question, let us know at fortreport.ca.