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The City is excited to announce the launch of a new Halloween offer that supports healthy and active children in Saskatoon.  Starting Tuesday, October 9, customers can pick up Halloween coupons to hand out to children when they come trick or treating at the end of the month.

October 4, 2018 - 9:44am

Consider sharing your passion, time and skills by volunteering in your community. Get involved in what matters to you by taking an active role and serving on one of the City’s boards, commissions or committees. The deadline for the 2019 Call for Applications is Friday, October 5, 2018. There are still a wide variety of positions available.

October 3, 2018 - 4:37pm

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

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PRESTON AVE NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT FIELD HOUSE RD
(light signal installation)
Start: October 4, 8:00 a.m. End: October 8, 4:00 p.m.

TAYLOR ST E WB LANES CLOSED FROM MCKERCHER DR TO KINGSMERE BLVD
(water main repairs)
Start: October 4, 8:30 a.m. End: October 4, 5:30 p.m.

October 3, 2018 - 3:05pm

As part of WintercityYXE, $50,000 is allocated to non-profit organizations, ad hoc groups, businesses or for-profit organizations implementing initiatives that support the WintercityYXE goals and objectives. The WintercityYXE grant categories include: winter comfort and access, winter design, and winter activities.

The City is pleased to announce that the following groups have been awarded grants for their WintercityYXE 2018/19 initiatives:

October 3, 2018 - 9:09am

The bridge party clean-up efforts were completed sooner than expected and we are happy to share that the Traffic Bridge is now open to vehicular traffic.

For more information about the Bridging to Tomorrow project, the largest infrastructure project in Saskatoon’s history, visit Saskatoon.ca/bridging.

October 2, 2018 - 6:51pm

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

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FAITHFULL AVE ROAD CLOSED FROM 58TH ST E TO 60TH ST E
(roadway patching)
Start: October 3, 7:00 a.m. End: October 3, 3:00 p.m.

8TH ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM CUMBERLAND AVE TO LOUISE AVE
(sanitary sewer maintenance)
Start: October 3, 7:00 a.m. End: October 3, 4:00 p.m.

October 2, 2018 - 3:18pm

Traffic is now flowing freely on the Chief Mistawasis Bridge, including through the extension of Central Avenue and McOrmond Drive.

The clean-up efforts after hosting a large crowd, the removal of barricades and signs following this morning’s grand opening celebration, are now complete.

The new Traffic Bridge will open to vehicular traffic tomorrow, October 3, 2018 to allow enough time to clean-up after this afternoon’s bridge party.

October 2, 2018 - 2:51pm

One block of Faithful Avenue south of 60th Street will be closed Wednesday, October 3, beginning at 6 a.m. for roadway patching. Detours will guide road users around the work zone using Miners Avenue, 56th Street and Lambert Crescent.

The roadway is expected to reopen Wednesday evening, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.

October 2, 2018 - 2:00pm

Today, the City of Saskatoon celebrates the completion of its largest-ever bridge-building project with the community invited to participate.

The three orders of government funded the $238.8 million Bridging to Tomorrow Project which includes Chief Mistawasis Bridge, McOrmond Drive and Central Avenue extensions, and the Traffic Bridge. The Government of Canada is contributing up to 25 per cent of eligible costs, the Government of Saskatchewan is contributing $50 million toward the Chief Mistawasis Bridge, and the City is funding the remainder.

October 2, 2018 - 9:00am

The following are the hours of Civic Services and Facilities for Monday, October 8, 2018.

City Hall will be closed.

Pay Parking Stations will not require payment on Monday, October 8. Motorists are still required to park their vehicles within area time limits posted.

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

Saskatoon Public Library (all locations) will be closed.

October 1, 2018 - 4:21pm

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

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WANUSKEWIN RD NB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM ARTHUR ROSE AVE TO KINNEAR AVE
(traffic bridge opening)
Start: October 2, 6:00 a.m. End: October 2, 12:00 p.m.

2ND AVE S SB LANES CLOSED FROM SAUNDERS AVE TO SPADINA CRES E
(paver installation)
Start: October 2, 7:00 a.m. End: October 3, 4:00 p.m.

ONGOING

October 1, 2018 - 3:00pm

Student Action for a Sustainable Future is an award-winning program that engages grade 5-8 students from the Public and Catholic school systems in action projects that reduce classroom, school, and household greenhouse gas emissions. Each project results in positive sustainability benefits in the areas of waste, water, energy, food, biodiversity and transportation.

Applications for the 2018-19 school year are now open. Grade 5-8 teachers are encouraged to apply by completing an application form.  The application deadline is October 9th, 2018.

October 1, 2018 - 1:38pm

An exciting milestone for Saskatoon arrives on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. Grand opening events take place for the Chief Mistawasis Bridge, the extension of Central Avenue and McOrmond Drive, and the new Traffic Bridge.

October 1, 2018 - 10:50am

Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day is Sunday, September 30, 2018.  In recognition, flags at all City of Saskatoon facilities will fly at half-mast for the day.

Flags are flown at half-mast to honour police and peace officers killed in the line of duty.

Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day is marked every year in Canada on the last Sunday in September. The day pays tribute to the hard work and sacrifices police and peace officers make to keep Canadians safe.

Memorial services will also take place in communities across the country.

September 28, 2018 - 5:00pm

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

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8TH ST E EB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM GROSVENOR AVE TO MCCOOL AVE
(curb installation)
Start: October 1, 7:00 a.m. End: October 2, 5:00 p.m.

CENTRAL AVE NB & SB PARKING LANES & SIDEWALKS CLOSED FROM 104TH ST W TO CENTRAL PL
(pedestrian ramp installation)
Start: October 1, 7:00 a.m. End: October 12, 7:00 p.m.

September 28, 2018 - 3:57pm

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