You are here

News Releases

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

33RD ST W EB PARKING LANE CLOSED FROM STEEVES AVE TO CONFEDERATION DR
(concrete work)
Start: June 29, 7:00 a.m. End: July 11, 5:00 p.m.

CLARENCE AVE S FOUR-WAY STOP AT TAYLOR ST E
(traffic cabinet replacement)
A four-way stop will be in effect as the traffic lights are repaired.
Start: June 29, 9:00 a.m. End: June 29, 1:00 p.m.

June 28, 2017 - 2:59pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

1ST AVE S NB LANES CLOSED FROM 21ST ST E TO 22ND ST E
(roadway patching)
Start: June 28, 9:00 a.m. End: June 28, 1:00 p.m.

20TH ST W EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM AVE Q S TO AVE P S
(roadways patching)
Start: June 28, 9:00 a.m. End: June 28, 1:00 p.m.

June 27, 2017 - 5:00pm

The City of Saskatoon reminds property owners that the due date for payment of 2017 property taxes is this Friday, June 30, 2017.
There are various payment options available:

June 27, 2017 - 1:17pm

The City’s summer youth centres open for the season on Monday, July 3, 2017.  All youth, ages 12 to 16, are invited to drop in for sports and games, listen to music, participate in special events, or hang out with friends in a friendly environment supervised by fun, qualified leaders.

All youth centres are free to attend.  Unless otherwise stated, hours of operation are Monday to Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Friday from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (closed Monday, August 7, 2017).

Youth Centre Locations:

June 28, 2017 - 1:00pm

The City’s 45 summer playground programs will be starting on Monday, July 3, and Tuesday, July 4, 2017.  A list of locations are available on the Where to Play interactive map at www.saskatoon.ca/play.

Designed for 2 to 12 year olds, these free drop-in programs include water play, sports, crafts, games, music, and much more.  Playground programs operate rain or shine Mondays to Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Fridays from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

June 28, 2017 - 9:00am

Do you have unwanted, usable household items?  Do you want free stuff?  Curbside Swap it!  The City of Saskatoon encourages individuals and neighbourhoods to organize their own Curbside Swap.

The Saskatoon Curbside Swap program is a series of community-organized events where residents place unwanted items in good condition – clearly marked FREE - on their curbs for anyone to pick up. At the end of the day, residents return unclaimed items to their home along with their newfound treasures.

June 27, 2017 - 11:06am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

BOYCHUK DR ROAD CLOSED FROM MCKERCHER DR TO MCMASTER CRES
(resurfacing)
Start: June 27, 7:00 a.m. End: June 29, 7:00 p.m.

FAITHFULL AVE SB CURB LANE CLOSED AT 43RD ST E
(valve repair)
Start: June 27, 8:00 a.m. End: June 27, 12:00 p.m.

June 26, 2017 - 2:32pm

City Council approved Victoria Park as the location for the “Where Our Paths Cross” reconciliation commemorative artwork.  The endorsement came at the June 26, 2017 City Council meeting.

“Where Our Paths Cross” was commissioned by the Saskatoon Tribal Council and the City of Saskatoon, with funding from the Government of Canada.  Its creation is in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action No. 79:  Educating and creating a sense of shared awakening.

June 26, 2017 - 1:54pm

Saskatoon’s new Traffic Bridge is ready for its first concrete deck pour. Graham Commuter Partners (GCP) will complete the first pour for the new deck during the evening of Sunday, June 25, 2017, meaning activity at the site will extend beyond typical working hours, weather permitting.

“Nighttime is the best time to complete large pours like this because the temperatures are cooler and humidity is lower,” says Dan Willems, Special Projects Manager, Major Projects and Preservation. “This will be the first of three concrete pours for the new bridge deck.”

June 26, 2017 - 8:34am

The Saskatoon North Partnership for Growth (P4G) is pleased to announce the draft P4G Regional Plan (Plan) is complete.

The draft Plan recommends a series of guiding principles and policies around land use, transportation, servicing, and implementation, as well as proposes new governance and administrative structures for the region.

The P4G invites residents in the Rural Municipality of Corman Park; the Cities of Saskatoon, Warman, and Martensville; and the Town of Osler to an information session for the draft Plan.

June 26, 2017 - 8:27am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

SPADINA CRES E ROAD CLOSED FROM 2ND AVE S TO 3RD AVE S
(water & sewer installation)
Start: June 26, 7:00 a.m. End: June 30, 6:00 p.m.

BROADWAY AVE NB LANES CLOSED FROM 2ND ST E TO 3RD ST E
(patch paving)
Start: June 26, 9:00 a.m. End: June 26, 1:00 p.m.

June 23, 2017 - 3:31pm

The following are the hours of Civic Services and Facilities for Saturday, July 1 and Monday, July 3rd 2017.

City Hall will be closed.

Pay Parking Stations will not require payment on Saturday, July 1. Motorists are still required to park their vehicles within area time limits posted. Pay parking stations will require payment on Monday, July 3.

The Municipal Impound Lot will not be releasing vehicles to the public.

June 27, 2017 - 10:21am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

25TH ST E EB & WB CURB LANES CLOSED FROM 3RD AVE N TO SPADINA CRES E
(stump removal)
Start: June 24, 5:00 a.m. End: June 24, 3:00 p.m.

MCORMOND DR NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM COLLEGE DR TO KERR RD
(curb & median removal)
Start: June 24, 6:00 a.m. End: June 24, 4:00 p.m.

June 23, 2017 - 3:17pm

New traffic signals will be installed Sunday morning (June 25), in the westbound lane of 51st Street at Warman Road.  Traffic will be impacted from 6:00 A.M. to noon.   

The new lights will be turned on immediately following installation, and the westbound lane will be reopened.  The removal of older light standards will not impact traffic.

What you can expect from us:

June 23, 2017 - 2:01pm

Saskatoon Transit will have minor route changes and temporary bus stops in place during the Saskatoon Pride Parade from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 24.

Downtown Terminal bus stops will operate as normal except for Route 6, Route 60 and Route 65 which will have temporary bus stops located on 3rd Avenue southbound, north of 23rd Street.

Route 1 Exhibition/City Centre and Route 6 Broadway/City Centre will service downtown via the University Bridge.

June 23, 2017 - 12:27pm

From Monday, June 26 to Friday, June 30, Transit bus stops will be closed on 20th Street between Avenue W and Vancouver Avenue and on Winnipeg Avenue and 18th Street while road resurfacing work is completed. Buses will not travel on these streets during construction and will reopen on Saturday, July 1 weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

Affected routes include:

  • Route 2
  • Route 10

Temporary bus stops will be placed at 19th Street and Montreal Avenue, 20th Street and Avenue W and 21st Street and Whitney Avenue.

June 23, 2017 - 10:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

CIRCLE DR W WB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 33RD ST W TO LAURIER DR
(concrete pour)
Start: June 23, 7:00 a.m. End: June 23, 5:00 p.m.

COLLEGE DR WB CURB LANE CLOSED AT CENTRAL AVE
(pedestrian overpass repair)
Start: June 23, 9:00 a.m. End: June 23, 5:00 p.m.

June 22, 2017 - 2:46pm

The City continues to take a more strategic approach toward improving and maintaining the condition of hundreds of kilometres of sidewalks in Saskatoon. $7.9 million is going into preservation and maintenance programs this year.

June 22, 2017 - 1:51pm

Construction work to improve the intersection of 51st Street and Warman Road is progressing on schedule and, barring any unforeseen complications, on target to be complete at the beginning of August. The intersection is remaining open for the duration of the project and drivers can expect only minimal delays due to lane restrictions.

What you can expect from us following completion of work:

June 22, 2017 - 11:02am

The City reminds residents that the third phase of public engagement for Imagine Idylwyld will close at midnight on Friday, June 23, 2017.

Using community input and technical analysis, a few design options for the corridor have been developed to improve the function, safety, and connectivity along Idylwyld Drive between 20th Street East and 25th Street East.

June 22, 2017 - 8:56am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

TAYLOR ST E WB LANES CLOSED FROM LOUISE AVE TO PARK AVE
(hydro-vac work)
Start: June 22, 7:00 a.m. End: June 22, 4:00 p.m.

LENORE DR WB RIGHT TURN LANE CLOSED AT WANUSKEWIN RD
(intersection improvements)
Start: June 22, 7:00 a.m. End: June 22, 5:00 p.m.

June 21, 2017 - 3:36pm

The National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism is on Friday, June 23, 2017.  In recognition, flags at all City of Saskatoon facilities will fly at half-mast for the day.

Recognized every year in Canada on June 23, the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism marks the anniversary of the Air India Flight 182 bombing which happened off the coast of Ireland.  Flags across Canada are flown at half-mast to honour the victims of the bombing, as well as other acts of terrorist violence that have taken lives of Canadians.

June 22, 2017 - 4:00pm

Everyone is invited to Kinsmen Day at the Zoo on Friday, June 23, 2017.  Free admission to the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo (Zoo) will be provided from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  Please note that parking, stroller, wagon, and fishing fees will still apply.

In lieu of admission, visitors are encouraged to donate a non-perishable food item to benefit the Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre.  Representatives from the Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre will be on site from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to answer questions.

June 21, 2017 - 11:00am

People of all ages, classes, cultures and abilities, are invited to celebrate National Aboriginal Day and the second annual “Rock Your Roots” Walk for Reconciliation today in Victoria Park.

June 21, 2017 - 10:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

KENSINGTON BLVD NB ROAD CLOSED FROM 22ND ST W TO PALLISER WAY
(paving)
Start: June 21, 7:00 a.m. End: June 21, 6:00 p.m.

BOYCHUK DR ROAD CLOSED FROM ARNASON CRES TO LAVAL CRES
(resurfacing)
Start: June 21, 7:00 a.m. End: June 23, 7:00 p.m.

June 20, 2017 - 3:44pm

Holiday Park Golf Course is pleased to announce the completion of the course redevelopment project, which began in August 2016 as part of a Master Plan designed to enhance the quality and challenge of the course.

During construction, the Executive 9-hole course was temporarily closed, and patrons accessed a modified front 9.

June 20, 2017 - 3:01pm

A reminder that today is the last day to purchase the popular Summer Indoor LeisureCard.  This limited-time promotion provides unlimited access to the six indoor Leisure Centres in June, July, and August for one low price ($54/Youth, $90/Adult, and $180/Family).  Purchase at any Leisure Centre or visit saskatoon.ca/admissions for more details.

June 20, 2017 - 10:57am

The Saskatoon North Partnership for Growth (P4G) is pleased to announce the draft P4G Regional Plan (Plan) is complete.

The draft Plan recommends a series of guiding principles and policies around land use, transportation, servicing, and implementation, as well as proposes new governance and administrative structures for the region.

The P4G invites residents in the Rural Municipality of Corman Park; the Cities of Saskatoon, Warman, and Martensville; and the Town of Osler to an information session for the draft Plan.

June 20, 2017 - 1:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

CENTRAL AVE ROAD CLOSED FROM 115TH ST E TO POWE ST
(connection replacement)
Start: June 20, 8:00 a.m. End: June 20, 5:00 p.m.

2ND AVE N SB CURB LANE CLOSED AT PRINCESS ST
(curb box repairs)
Start: June 20, 9:00 a.m. End: June 20, 1:00 p.m.

June 19, 2017 - 4:13pm

The City is pleased to announce the launch of the “I am the Bridge” anti-racism campaign. 

“Building a city where all people can succeed starts with building relationships and a shared understanding,” says Mayor Charlie Clark.  “The ‘I am the Bridge’ campaign helps to do this by telling stories and sharing the insights of Saskatoon residents on their lived realities with racism.  These conversations are crucial to collectively build an inclusive community.”

June 19, 2017 - 9:22am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

SPADINA CRES E ROAD CLOSED FROM 2ND AVE S TO 3RD AVE S
(construction closure)
Start: June 19, 6:30 a.m. End: June 21, 4:00 p.m.

BOYCHUK DR ROAD CLOSED FROM MCMASTER CRES TO LAVAL CRES
(resurfacing)
Start: June 19, 7:00 a.m. End: June 20, 7:00 p.m.

June 16, 2017 - 2:43pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

AVE C N INTERSECTION CLOSED AT HASKAMP ST
(roadway patching)
Start: June 18, 7:00 a.m. End: June 18, 12:00 p.m.

MCORMOND DR SB LANES CLOSED FROM ATTRIDGE DR TO COWLEY RD
(roadway patching)
Start: June 18, 7:00 a.m. End: June 18, 12:00 p.m.

June 16, 2017 - 2:29pm

The rain stayed away making yesterday morning’s well-attended Annual Civic Pancake Breakfast a great success. We served a total of 1,122 delicious pancake breakfasts!

We’re pleased to report that patrons, volunteers, and valued sponsors of the 43rd Pancake Breakfast successfully raised $5,361 (including tips) for the Saskatoon & Area United Way.

June 16, 2017 - 11:30am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

QUEEN ST ROAD CLOSED FROM 5TH AVE N TO 7TH AVE N
(resurfacing)
Start: June 16, 7:00 a.m. End: June 17, 5:00 p.m.

22ND ST E EB & WB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM 3RD AVE N TO 4TH AVE N
(hydro vac valve)
Start: June 16, 9:00 a.m. End: June 16, 12:00 p.m.

June 15, 2017 - 3:47pm

With the summer construction season in full swing, the City of Saskatoon reminds drivers, people on bikes and pedestrians about work zone safety. Now in its fourth year, the Respect Work Zones campaign focuses on respecting work zones and workers.

“We’re continually doing our best to make sure that our work zones and workers are always safe,” says Angela Gardiner, Acting General Manager of Transportation & Utilities. “We rely on the participation of residents to obey signage, watch for workers and always pay attention.”

June 15, 2017 - 2:00pm

People of all ages, cultural backgrounds and abilities, are invited to ‘save the date’ to celebrate National Aboriginal Day and “Rock Your Roots” Walk for Reconciliation in Victoria Park on Wednesday, June 21.

June 15, 2017 - 1:00pm

From Monday, June 19 to Tuesday, June 27, Transit bus stops will be closed on Boychuk Drive between Laurentian Drive and McKercher Drive while road resurfacing work is completed. Buses will not travel on Boychuk Drive between Laurentian Drive and McKercher Drive during construction.

Affected routes include:

June 15, 2017 - 10:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

22ND ST W EB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED. WB LEFT TURN LANE CLOSED AT DIEFENBAKER DR
(construction)
Start: June 15, 7:00 a.m. End: June 15, 5:00 p.m.

RUTH ST W EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM ST HENRY AVE TO HERMAN AVE
(concrete repairs)
Start: June 15, 7:00 a.m. End: June 21, 5:00 p.m.

June 14, 2017 - 2:21pm

Come downtown for breakfast this morning! Let's all kick off the start of summer with this fun, fundraising event!

Join us today, Thursday June 15 for the City of Saskatoon’s 43rd Annual Civic Pancake Breakfast between 7:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.  

The pancake breakfast is held outside, rain or shine in Civic Square at 23rd Street, beside City Hall. 

Delicious pancake breakfast is $5 per plate and includes coffee and juice.

June 15, 2017 - 6:00am

Come celebrate the start of summer! Join us for the City of Saskatoon’s 43rd Annual Civic Pancake Breakfast tomorrow, Thursday, June 15 between 7:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 

The pancake breakfast is held outside, rain or shine in Civic Square at 23rd Street, beside City Hall. 

Delicious pancake breakfast is $5 per plate including coffee and juice.

-Celebrity Servers- Live Entertainment- Interesting Displays- Relay Races- Reconciliation Activities- Fun Mascots! 

June 14, 2017 - 6:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

QUEEN ST ROAD CLOSED FROM 4TH AVE N TO 5TH AVE N
(resurfacing)
Start: June 14, 7:00 a.m. End: June 15, 5:00 p.m.

AVE C N ROAD CLOSED FROM 39TH ST W TO 41ST ST W
(patching)
Start: June 14, 9:00 a.m. End: June 14, 1:00 p.m.

June 13, 2017 - 2:36pm

Construction work to improve the intersection at 22nd Street and Diefenbaker Drive is nearing completion. One final set of traffic restrictions will be in place for the next one to two days while the City undertakes topsoil and seeding work in the medians. This work is expected to be minimally impactful. The improvements to this intersection will result in reduced delays and easier and safer movements at this intersection.

The improvements made to this intersection include:

June 13, 2017 - 12:30pm

Road crews will start paving work on some priority roadways this week, but many motorists won’t notice the construction until it’s complete and they are driving on smooth, new roadways.

“Our goal is to keep traffic moving during the day, so we’re scheduling more work at night,” says Matt Jurkiewicz, Engineering Manager, Technical Services, Construction and Design.  “Resurfacing is a reasonably fast moving paving project that is ideally suited for night work.  Sections of roads can be milled one night and paved the next.  We can open the roadway for daytime traffic.”

June 13, 2017 - 12:00pm

The City invites the public to attend an open house for proposed adjustments to the Silverwood Dog Park on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

June 12, 2017 - 4:15pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

CIRCLE DR W SB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 33RD ST W TO LAURIER DR
(concrete pour)
Start: June 13, 7:00 a.m. End: June 13, 4:00 p.m.

8TH ST E ROAD CLOSED FROM BRIARGATE RD TO MCORMOND DR
(patching)
Start: June 13, 9:00 a.m. End: June 13, 5:00 p.m.

June 12, 2017 - 3:33pm

Today, 21 high school students will graduate from the Fire Introduction Recruitment Experience (FIRE) Cadet Program offered through a partnership with Saskatoon Fire, the Saskatoon Public Schools and Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools.

June 12, 2017 - 2:59pm

 

Come celebrate the start of summer! Join us for the City of Saskatoon’s 43rd Annual Civic Pancake Breakfast this Thursday, June 15 between 7:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 

The pancake breakfast is held outside, rain or shine in Civic Square at 23rd Street, beside City Hall. 

Delicious pancake breakfast is $5 per plate including coffee and juice.

-Celebrity Servers- Live Entertainment- Interesting Displays- Relay Races- Reconciliation Activities- Fun Mascots- 

June 12, 2017 - 6:00am

Leave the car at home and take the bus to the Saskatchewan Rush game at SaskTel Centre tonight. Saskatoon Transit will have bus service from the downtown terminal departing at 5:15 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 5:50 p.m., 6:05 p.m., 6:20 p.m., 6:35 p.m., 7:00 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.

Regular fares apply ($3.00 per trip), transfers, and passes will also be accepted.

Access Transit is also available using standard booking procedures. When leaving SaskTel Centre, buses will be located in front of the Rock 102 main entrance and will be departing immediately following the game.

June 10, 2017 - 10:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

QUEEN ST ROAD CLOSED FROM 2ND AVE N TO 4TH AVE N
(resurfacing)
Start: June 12, 7:00 a.m. End: June 13, 5:00 p.m.

RUTH ST W EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM ST HENRY AVE TO HERMAN AVE
(concrete repairs)
Start: June 12, 7:00 a.m. End: June 18, 5:00 p.m.

June 9, 2017 - 2:50pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.

NEW

20TH ST E ROAD CLOSED FROM 4TH AVE N TO SPADINA CRES E
(pavement marking removal)
Start: June 10, 7:00 a.m. End: June 10, 12:00 p.m.

10TH ST E ROAD CLOSED FROM BROADWAY AVE TO DUFFERIN AVE
(Mimosa Run)
Start: June 11, 8:00 a.m. End: June 11, 11:30 a.m.

June 9, 2017 - 2:37pm

Pages

Subscribe to News Releases