CityPage January 31, 2019 Edition

Posted On Thursday January 31, 2019

In this week's addition:

Harbour Pool re-opening February 1, 2019 Transit fare updates now available, An Introduction to Grief and Mourning Workshop, and more ...


Harbour Pool News

Welcome back! Harbour Pool will re-open February 1!

There are still spots in our swimming programs! Register today!

Preschool Plunge and Play
There are plenty of spaces available in Harbour Pool’s Preschool Plunge and Play programs! This 2 ½ hour program offers a craft, one hour of pool time and a snack, all under instructor supervision.

Check out the February and March Swim Schedule now at fortsask.ca/pool.

Harbour Pool Customer Service 780-992-6162


2019 Transit Fare Updates

January 1, 2019

  • Shoppers Drug Mart at 100 Westpark Blvd now sells transit passes and tickets!
  • Everyone Rides, the new low-income transit subsidy program, offers a 50% discount off transit passes to those who qualify. Pass sales for this program begin January 1, 2019 at the Dow Centennial Centre and City Hall. Riders must first register before purchasing their pass. Forms can be downloaded at fortsask.ca/everyoneplays or can be found at City Hall, Dow Centennial Centre or Harbour Pool.

February 1, 2019

Some transit fares will be increasing beginning February 1st, 2019. The new fares are as follows:

More information: transit@fortsask.ca / 780-992-6248

Route 580 Schedule Adjustments

Some Route 580 departure times will be adjusted by 2 minutes beginning February 1st, 2019 to improve LRT connections. The times highlighted in yellow are those affected.

More information: transit@fortsask.ca / 780-992-6248


Snowplow Safety

Never pass a snowplow on the right hand side unless the operator stops or slows down and signals you to pass.

Be careful and keep a safe distance (30 metres) from any snowplow, grader or truck and loader during snow removal.

Observe the signs posted or follow the directions of the crew.

A map of snow removal routes is available fortsask.ca/snow

More info: publicworks@fortsask.ca / 780-992-6248


An Introduction to Grief and Mourning Workshop

Topics will include:

  • Grief & Mourning
  • Myths About Grief
  • Healing Your Broken Heart
  • Where to Turn for Help

Friday, February 15 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Fort Saskatchewan City Hall - Lang Room
10005 102nd Street

Free Workshop - Registration required as there is limited space. A workshop offered by Fort Saskatchewan Family and Community Support Services.

Facilitated by Lori-Ann Huot, Founder & Director of Hope & Healing Grief Support Services and Program Coordinator of Bereavement Services with Fort Saskatchewan Families First Society.

More info:

Jennifer Hoyer
Seniors Coordinator
780-992-6623


Registration Day

Register for programs or classes, sign up to volunteer at cultural events, and learn about community organizations.

Time: 6 pm - 8 pm
Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Location: Dow Centennial Centre Sherritt Cultural Pavilion, Lions Mane & Pride

More information: fortsask.ca/registrationday


2019 Waste Collection Calendar

Pick up your copy at the Public Works Building, City Hall, Dow Centennial Centre and the Golf and Curling Club.

OR

Never flip a calendar again! Download the ‘Fort Sask Waste’ App for personalized collection calendars, weekly pick-up reminders and sorting at your fingertips.

More information: waste@fortsask.ca / 780-992-6218 / fortsask.ca/waste


Employment Opportunities

Take your career in the right direction

For more information and a complete listing of all open competitions, please visit fortsask.ca/careers.