Avoid the traffic and parking by taking the bus to the Saskatchewan Rush game on Saturday, March 3 2018. Fans get direct service from downtown. Buses leave from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to SaskTel Centre at the following times:
- 5:45 p.m.
- 6:00 p.m.
- 6:20 p.m.
- 6:35 p.m.
- 6:55 p.m.
- 7:10 p.m.
Post event drop-off is at the downtown terminal.
The City of Saskatoon has been announced today as one of ‘Canada’s Best Diversity Employers’ by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers at Mediacorp Canada Inc.
This competition recognizes employers across Canada that have exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs.
“We are proud to receive this award for the seventh consecutive year, and will continue to place a high priority on creating a workplace for our employees that is positive, inclusive and embraces diverse backgrounds,” says Dan Willems, Acting General Manager of Corporate Performance.
The Leisure Guide will be delivered to Saskatoon households on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. It can also be picked up at any indoor Leisure Centre, Saskatoon Public Library location, or City Hall. The Guide will be available online beginning Monday, March 5, 2018 at saskatoon.ca/leisureguide.
The Leisure Guide is Saskatoon’s go-to source for fitness programs, recreational activities, and arts and culture opportunities for all ages and abilities.
The City of Saskatoon has installed a new school zone on Diefenbaker Drive and Centennial Drive around the Westgate Alliance Academy. Drivers will see the standard fluorescent yellow-green school zone signs on display.
What you can expect from us
The City is permanently repairing potholes earlier than usual using the new infrared road repair equipment introduced in the fall. The equipment is being put to the test with its first winter repairs this week as daytime temperatures are expected to warm up.
Two mobs of meerkats are getting ready to travel to their new permanent home at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo (Zoo). The meerkat families are packing their tiny suitcases and getting ready to take over the space formerly occupied by the Komodo dragons. The new exhibit will officially open to the public on Sunday, April 1, 2018.
Today the City of Saskatoon is launching a new online service that allows homeowners, contractors, and homebuilders who are looking for residential Building Permits, to apply for one from the comfort of their home or office, with the click of a button.
Users can apply for usernames and passwords on the City website at saskatoon.ca. Once an account is established, they can track the progress of their application throughout the process.
*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
MCORMOND DR SB CLOSED AT BRIGHTON GATE
(traffic pole installation)
Start: March 1, 9:00 a.m. End: March 1, 3:00 p.m.
CIRCLE DR W SB AT VALLEY RD OFF RAMP
(work happening to repair crash cushion)
Start: March 1, 1:00 p.m. End: March 1, 4:00 p.m.
After a number of unexpected budget challenges last year, the City’s preliminary year-end financial results for 2017 indicate a deficit of $3.10 million, prior to year-end external audit confirmation.
City Council approved an overall electrical rate increase of 3.5 per cent. For the average residential customer, this is a monthly increase of approximately $4.00. The rate increase is effective March 1, 2018.
A few tips to reduce to reduce energy use: