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Today, the City, along with more than a dozen community partners made up of First Nation, Métis and non-Indigenous employers, employment, education and training institutions, business associations and community organizations, launched the Indigenous Engagement Employer Handbook. A resource for small and medium sized businesses, the Handbook aims to provide guidance and practical options for employers seeking to improve their Indigenous workforce recruitment and retention outcomes.

August 27, 2019 - 1:00pm

Queen Street between 8th Avenue North and 9th Avenue North will be fully closed starting at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 28 to allow for craning material work. Traffic detours will be in place. This work is expected to take three hours to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  
  

August 27, 2019 - 11:00am

In this free public talk from the Artists in Place: The Bunkhouse Project, artists Marcel Petit and Wendy Sharpe will talk about their individual practices and then interview each other about how they make their collaboration work and the importance of artistically honouring the connection to the spaces where people have lived, loved and created memories.

August 26, 2019 - 5:00pm

The City of Saskatoon again received a positive endorsement from S&P Global Rating Services, which today reconfirmed the City’s ‘AAA’ credit rating.

“Of course we’re very encouraged with this rating,” says Clae Hack, Interim Chief Financial Officer. “The rating agency points to a ‘strong and diversified’ economy in our city, the fact we’ve kept debt ‘minimal’ and are able to pass budgets before the start of the fiscal year as benefits.”

August 26, 2019 - 3:59pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
20TH ST W EB & WB DRIVING LANES CLOSED AT AVE R S 
(Sanitary sewer lining) 

August 26, 2019 - 3:00pm

The Saskatoon Municipal Wards Commission continues to seek additional insight and information from citizens of Saskatoon as the Commission looks to realign new ward boundaries for the municipal and school board elections in fall 2020.

August 26, 2019 - 1:47pm

Victoria Avenue from 10th Street East up to and including the intersection at Main Street will be fully closed starting at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27 for paving. This work is expected to take three days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  
  

August 26, 2019 - 6:00am

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

NEW

8TH ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM GROSVENOR AVE TO PRESTON AVE
(sewer lining)
Start: August 24, 7:00 a.m. End: August 24, 4:00 p.m.

PRESTON AVE S NB CLOSED FROM 3RD ST E TO 8TH ST E
(resurfacing)
Start: August 24, 9:00 a.m. End: August 25, 4:00 p.m.

August 23, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

CLARENCE AVE S SB LEFT TURN LANE AT BRAND RD
(road construction)
Start: August 26, 7:00 a.m. End: September 26, 4:00 p.m.

CONFEDERATION DR SB CURB LANE, LEFT TURN LANE, NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM MASSEY DR TO CONFEDERATION PL
(traffic pole installation)
Start: August 26, 9:00 a.m. End: August 26, 2:00 p.m.

August 23, 2019 - 2:57pm

Following an extensive veterinary examination, the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo has made a difficult decision to next week say goodbye to Ma the Capuchin Monkey.

“We don’t take a decision like this lightly,” says Zoo manager Tim Sinclair-Smith. “We know announcing this makes many of us uncomfortable about the animals we love and care for however Ma’s health and quality of life continues to decline and we have made the medical and humane decision to let her go.”

August 23, 2019 - 2:00pm

In a given year, the City cleans out between 3,000 and 4,000 service lines connecting residential properties to the City’s sanitary sewer system. The sanitary sewer system is like a giant funnel with over 75,000 connections all directed to the Wastewater Treatment Plant. When individuals put harmful things down the drain it can quickly become a significant problem in the sewer system.

August 23, 2019 - 10:00am

The City has multiple full road closures scheduled for this weekend, Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25. 

August 23, 2019 - 6:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
4TH AVE N ROAD CLOSED FROM 20TH ST E TO 22ND ST E
(CEBL Championship Weekend)
21st St E also closed from 3rd Ave S to Spadina Cres E
Start: August 23, 5:00 a.m. End: August 25, 11:00 p.m.
 
PRESTON AVE S SB LANES CLOSED FROM 8TH ST E TO TAYLOR ST E
(Microsurfacing)

August 22, 2019 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
CLARENCE AVE S NB & SB PARKING LANES CLOSED FROM 3RD ST E TO 8TH ST E
(Building move)
Start: August 22, 3:00 a.m. End: August 22, 7:00 a.m.
 
MCORMOND DR NB LANES CLOSED FROM WILLOWGROVE BLVD TO ADDISON RD
(Microsurfacing)
2-way traffic maintained in SB lanes

August 21, 2019 - 3:00pm

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