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Canada Day: Past & Present

Posted Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Get your face paint and mini-maple leaf flags ready! Canada Day is upon us and the light is finally appearing at the end of a very long pandemic tunnel. Although we’re not quite back to normal yet, this year’s Canada Day celebration will have more activities than last year. However, some of our traditional ways of celebrating Canada’s Confederation...

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Canada Flag

Time to Pay Property Taxes

Posted Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Well citizens, it is that time of year again when property tax notices are in the mail. You have until midnight on June 30th to pay your taxes to the City, unless of course you pay monthly or through your mortgage, but that is not for today’s discussion. The purpose of this blog is to explain why a zero percent budget increase approved by City Council...

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Time to Pay Property Taxes

Happy Environment Week Fort Saskatchewan!

Posted Monday, May 31, 2021

So, what’s environment week? Established in 1971 environment week celebrates environmental achievements in Canada and inspires Canadians to take action towards conserving and protecting their environment. Even the smallest action makes a big impact! Actions like starting a compost, taking public transit, building a pollinator garden, or maybe it’s

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North Saskatchewan River

The Bucks stopped here

Posted Monday, May 03, 2021

Let’s take responsibility for Emergency Preparedness

For supper later, Lindsay Buck put a ham in the slow cooker that day. With two young boys and a third baby on the way, it was nice to get a break and have lunch with her friend. She was on her way to work that afternoon when she got a call from the daycare.

“You have to come get your kids,” said...

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Wildfire near Highway 63 in south Fort McMurray