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Improving Services

Modernizing City Council Meetings

Recently the City Clerk's office introduced new software which has streamlined the management of meetings including live video streaming and file sharing all through the one program. 

April 26, 2018 - 2:24pm


Improving Services

Safety First at the City Landfill

Out of sight, out of mind? For many residents, the Landfill is just the place waste goes, but to our Waste Stream Management staff it’s about putting safety first and always finding better ways to improve service to citizens.

December 13, 2017 - 11:43am


Solar panel

Building Sustainability

Solar Collaboration Generates More than Electricity

Saskatoon’s first Solar Power Demonstration Site came to be in 2016. Today, the project can power 5 homes and is solidifying important partnerships between the City and community groups supporting sustainable development.

September 18, 2017 - 4:40pm


Project Innovate

Improving Services

A New Road for a New Division

The Roadways and Operations division is under new direction and this means renewed focus on community engagement and continuous improvement.

July 31, 2017 - 1:46pm


Tim at the Zoo

Improving Services

A Fresh Face at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo

Tim Sinclair-Smith’s focus on animal welfare doesn’t stop at training. He talks about showcasing a new way of thinking within the zoo industry.

June 28, 2017 - 4:26pm


Building Sustainability

Connecting with Nature in Naturalized Parks

A naturalized park stands out from other parks in the way it looks and the purpose it serves and Saskatoon citizens have noticed.

June 21, 2017 - 4:30pm


Saskatoon Transit Jumps into Innovation:

Delivering Savings

Saskatoon Transit Jumps into Innovation

Saskatoon Transit has been making changes to improve the rider experience. 

April 24, 2017 - 9:13am


From left to right: Taralyn Horsfall, Heather Newell, Sarah Mathiason.

Delivering Savings

Leading the Way in Collaboration and Employee Learning

City Staff take on the challenge of streamlining and digitizing the Learning and Development Program using the MyCity SharePoint site in the spirit of Continuous Improvement. 

March 14, 2017 - 8:33am


Fire fighter

Improving Services

Thinking Pink, Even in the Most Unexpected Places

A breast cancer awareness initiative made local headlines and grabbed the attention of residents when a pink fire truck hit the streets out of Fire Station No. 1 on October 1, 2016.

December 15, 2016 - 9:59am


Group Picture

Improving Services

Saskatoon: A Great Place for Special Events

Armed with the results from an internal review process, this Division could see the potential to make a significant contribution the City’s Strategic Goals, including: Quality of Life and Continuous Improvement.

November 21, 2016 - 10:55am

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