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Leading experts, community leaders, elders and youth are coming together in Saskatoon for the Wîcihitowin (wee-chee-HEE’-toe-win) conference to discuss the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action and address Aboriginal engagement and inclusion issues. 

October 18, 2018 - 10:00am

Registration is now open for Girls in Motion and for Taking to the Court – free events being hosted by the City of Saskatoon on Friday, November 9, 2018, for youth
ages 10 to 14.

Girls in Motion
Friday, November 9
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Shaw Centre (122 Bowlt Crescent) 
A day for girls to become inspired to live a healthy, happy lifestyle and enjoy physical activities.  This year’s sessions include pickleball, football, agilities, and martial arts.

October 18, 2018 - 9:00am

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

NEW

ATTRIDGE DR EB CURB LANE CLOSED AT REVER RD
(sidewalk & transit pad installation)
Start: October 18, 7:00 a.m. End: October 18, 3:00 p.m.

FAITHFULL AVE NB LANES CLOSED; NB TRAFFIC WILL YIELD TO SB TRAFFIC FROM 63RD ST E TO 64TH ST E
(water & sewer work)
Start: October 18, 8:00 a.m. End: October 18, 4:00 p.m.

October 17, 2018 - 3:13pm

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

NEW

COLLEGE DRIVE/MCORMOND DRIVE INTERCHANGE TRAFFIC FLOW CHANGES FOR SOME LANES; WATCH FOR SIGNS
(interchange opens)
Start: October 17

ATTRIDGE DR EB CURB LANE CLOSED AT REVER RD
(sidewalk & pad construction)
Start: October 17, 7:00 a.m. End: October 17, 3:00 p.m.

October 16, 2018 - 3:00pm

Queen Street, between 2nd and 3rd avenues, will be fully closed for water and sewer connection repairs starting Wednesday, October 17. Work will begin before 7:00 am and is expected to take 3 days to complete. Please note road closure and sidewalk restrictions as marked. Road users can use 26th Street or King Street to navigate around the construction zone.

October 16, 2018 - 2:10pm

Starting tomorrow, October 16 (subject to weather), the bus stops at Attridge and Rever will be relocated (map) for approximately 4 days to allow for extensive connectivity improvements including:

  • Sidewalks
  • Concrete shelter landing pads
  • Pedestrian ramps
  • Wayfinding information
  • Shelter installation

Sidewalk and traffic restrictions will be in place around this construction zone for the duration of the project.

October 16, 2018 - 12:29pm

The McOrmond Drive and College Drive interchange will open to traffic on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, alleviating congestion on priority roads that have become busier as the city continues to grow.

“Once open, traffic at the McOrmond Drive and College Drive intersection will be free flowing with all interchange ramps operational,” says Bryan Zerebeski, the City’s manager for the Saskatoon Interchange Project. “Due to a wet September, some work surrounding the interchange will now resume in the spring.”

October 16, 2018 - 10:04am

With cannabis becoming legal in Canada tomorrow, Wednesday, October 17, 2018, the City would like to remind residents that different orders of government and government agencies are responsible for different aspects of cannabis legalization, regulation, and enforcement.

October 16, 2018 - 9:35am

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

NEW

ATTRIDGE DR EB CURB LANE CLOSED AT REVER RD
(sidewalk & pad construction)
Start: October 16, 7:00 a.m. End: October 16, 3:00 p.m.

IDYLWYLD DR N NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM 33RD ST E TO 37TH ST E
(line flushing)
Start: October 16, 9:00 a.m. End: October 16, 3:00 p.m.

October 15, 2018 - 3:19pm

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

NEW

TAYLOR ST E WB LANES CLOSED FROM SLIMMON RD TO BRIARVALE RD
(roadway patching)
Start: October 15, 7:00 a.m. End: October 15, 4:00 p.m.

NIGHTWORK

IDYLWYLD DR S NB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM ADELAIDE ST E TO TAYLOR ST E; ADELAIDE ST ONRAMP CLOSED
(pavement markings)
Start: October 14, 7:00 p.m. End: October 15, 7:00 a.m..

October 12, 2018 - 3:04pm

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

NEW

25TH ST E WB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM KINSMEN AVE TO 5TH AVE N
(gas line upgrades)
Start: October 13, 7:00 a.m. End: October 13, 1:00 p.m.

COLLEGE DR WB CURB LANE CLOSED AT CIRCLE DR E
(street light replacement)
Start: October 14, 7:00 a.m. End: October 14, 8:30 a.m.

October 12, 2018 - 3:02pm

Starting this Saturday night (Oct. 13th), crews will be putting down pavement markings on Idylwyld Drive. Work will take place between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. and it’s expected to take 3 nights to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances. Drivers are advised to expect lane and access ramp restrictions while this work is underway.

The work is scheduled as follows:

October 12, 2018 - 2:50pm

The City of Saskatoon is cautioning customers about a new telephone scam. Customers are receiving calls where the caller claims to represent Saskatoon Light & Power. The caller’s specific request is unclear.

The City of Saskatoon is reminding customers that credit card or bank account information is never collected over the telephone. The City of Saskatoon will send in the mail notices regarding outstanding utility account balances, and use an automated dialer to remind customers to contact Corporate Revenue before utility services are impacted.

October 12, 2018 - 2:33pm

Rain this afternoon may turn to snow with heavy wind this evening in Saskatoon. City crews are monitoring freeways and intersections for icy conditions and will apply salt as required to prevent ice from forming. Plows are ready to go if conditions worsen.

Drivers are reminded to slow down and use caution in these weather conditions.

When safe to do so, please report icy road conditions to the 24-hour Customer Service Centre at 306-975-2476.

October 12, 2018 - 1:27pm

Fire Prevention Week is wrapping up, but that doesn’t mean that practicing fire safety and prevention has to! This week, we’ve focused on three basic principles: Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere. Topics including smoke alarms, home escape plans, and heating safety have been linked to the importance of remembering to LOOK, LISTEN, and LEARN when considering fire safety and prevention.

October 12, 2018 - 1:00pm

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