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The City is pleased to partner with Yellow Quill First Nation to host a “Meet the Artist” event with “Mino Pimatiziwin (A Good Life) – Rise from Water” artist, Emmanuel Jarus, on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 10 a.m. at the First Nations University of Canada, Saskatoon Campus (229 4th Avenue South).

October 9, 2018 - 11:41am

This year, Fire Prevention Week runs from October 7th to October 13th. The Saskatoon Fire Department will be sharing information each day of the week related to fire safety and prevention.

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has made this year’s Fire Prevention Week’s theme Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere. This theme focuses on the importance of education in three simple areas of fire safety and prevention.

LOOK!

October 8, 2018 - 1:00pm

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

ONGOING

115TH ST E ROAD CLOSED FROM SPRUCE DR TO BRADWELL AVE
(water main rehab)
Start: September 18, 7:30 a.m. End: October 8, 4:00 p.m.

115TH ST E ROAD CLOSED FROM DUNLOP ST TO SPRUCE DR
(water main rehab)
Start: September 18, 7:30 a.m. End: October 8, 4:00 p.m.

October 5, 2018 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

8TH ST E EB & WB LEFT TURN LANES & MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT ARLINGTON AVE
(traffic signal rewiring)
Start: October 7, 6:30 a.m. End: October 7, 10:30 a.m.

ONGOING

October 5, 2018 - 2:00pm

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 the courses are in good condition for 2019.  The City would like to thank all patrons for their support during 2018.

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

October 5, 2018 - 9:00am

Direct service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to see Nitro Circus at SaskTel Centre on Friday October 5, 2018 is available at the following times:

  • 6:15 p.m.
  • 6:45 p.m.
  • 7:15 p.m.

Post-event drop-off is the downtown terminal.

Regular fares apply ($3.00 per trip). Transfers and passes are also accepted.

October 5, 2018 - 6:00am

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.

NEW

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.

NEW

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

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