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The City and Kahkewistahaw First Nation have cleared a path to designate the First Nation’s land at 1215 Claypool Drive as an urban reserve.

The City will host a special signing ceremony on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. in Council Chambers for the Kahkewistahaw First Nation Chief and Council, the Mayor and the Saskatoon Board of Police Commissioners to come together to formally sign the Agreements and honour the relationship between Kahkewistahaw First Nation and the City. 

October 15, 2019 - 9:00am

Lorne Avenue, between Hilliard and Isabella streets, will be fully closed on Wednesday, October 16, starting at 9:00 a.m. to replace a water and sewer connection. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.   

October 15, 2019 - 6:00am

Queen Street will be closed between 8th and 9th avenues starting at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 15 for steel unloading. Detours will be in place. This work is expected to take two days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

October 14, 2019 - 7:00am

Direct service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to see Dallas Smith at SaskTel Centre on Tuesday, October 15,  is available at the following times:

· 5:45 p.m.  
· 6:25 p.m.
· 7:05 p.m.

Post event drop-off is the downtown terminal and regular fares apply ($3.00 per trip). Transfers and passes are also accepted.

October 14, 2019 - 6:00am

Mr. Justice R.W. Elson today ruled on the application of the owner of 166 Beechdale Crescent for an injunction to prevent the demolition of his property. 

An injunction was not granted by the Court. 

The City can proceed to demolish the property. However, the Court’s decision does not guarantee that the property will be demolished.

Demolition will depend on whether a plan can be formulated with the City to determine if the property can be remediated safely, legally and quickly.

October 11, 2019 - 5:01pm

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

October 11, 2019 - 3:10pm

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

October 11, 2019 - 3:07pm

Fall street sweeping prevents thick leaves from collecting in gutters that cause flooding in the spring. Roads are selected by their dense tree canopy and risk for flooded street drains.

While more roads were added to the schedule this year overall, only the leafiest ones in these neighbourhoods are included: Buena Vista, Caswell Hill, City Park, Exhibition, Holiday Park, King George, Mayfair, Nutana, Riversdale and Varsity View. Look up your street on our new area maps at

October 11, 2019 - 12:00pm

The City of Saskatoon’s three golf courses (Holiday Park, Silverwood, and Wildwood Golf Courses) are in the process of closing for the season to ensure that maintenance requirements can be completed before winter, and that the courses are in good condition for 2020. The City would like to thank all patrons for their support during 2019.

The final days of operation at each course are as follows:
Holiday Park Golf Course

October 11, 2019 - 10:00am

After a summer of renovations, the Saskatoon Field House will re-open its doors to the public on Tuesday, October 15, at 6:30 a.m. Over the last several months, the Saskatoon Field House has been closed while undergoing renovations with the goal of improving the experience for track and field athletes, as well as both local and visiting customers, while also ensuring the nearly 40 year old facility continues to serve the residents of Saskatoon now, and for many more years to come.                                              

October 11, 2019 - 9:00am

The northbound lanes on Idylwyld Drive North will be completely closed between 25th Street and 31st Street starting at 9:00 am on Monday, October 14 for resurfacing. The work is expected to take approximately five days to complete.

The southbound lanes will accommodate both southbound and northbound traffic. Motorists are advised to plan for delays and use alternate routes if possible.

October 11, 2019 - 7:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
No new projects
(Directional boring)
Start: October 7, 8:00 a.m. End: October 11, 4:00 p.m.
(Concrete work)

October 10, 2019 - 3:00pm

The Landfill’s winter hours of operation will begin on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. The facility, located off Valley Road, south of 11th Street, will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. seven days a week.

Residents and commercial customers are reminded to follow all signs and/or instructions from Landfill staff. For information about rates and materials not accepted at the Landfill, visit

October 10, 2019 - 2:00pm

With online platforms such as AirBnB and VRBO becoming popular accommodation options for both residents and visitors, the City is reviewing the existing bylaw regulations for short term rentals.

Short-term rentals include all rental arrangements in a residential dwelling where the host receives compensation from a guest that stays less than 30 days.  Examples include vacation rentals, bed and breakfasts and AirBnBs.

October 10, 2019 - 1:00pm

On Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 14, 2019, the City of Saskatoon will have a number of adjusted civic services and altered holiday hours.

With good weather forecast, this long weekend should be great to enjoy one last round of golf, clean your garden and drop off at one of the compost depots, or enjoy fun family times at one of the City’s Leisure Centres.

October 10, 2019 - 10:45am