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3rd Avenue North, between 22nd and 23rd streets, will be closed on Thursday, October 3, at 8:00 a.m. for emergency watermain repairs. The project is expected to take 1 day to complete, barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.

October 2, 2019 - 4:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
MCORMOND DR NB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM FEHEREGYHAZI BLVD TO HENRY DAYDAY RD
(Deficiency repairs)
Start: October 3, 7:00 a.m. End: October 6, 7:00 p.m.
 
2ND AVE N NB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 25TH ST E TO 26TH ST E
(W&S connection replacement)
Start: October 3, 7:30 a.m. End: October 3, 3:00 p.m.
 

October 2, 2019 - 3:00pm

The City of Saskatoon’s Call for Applications campaign for 2020, seeking new members from all across our diverse communities for City Boards, Committees and Commissions closes this Friday, October 4, 2019.

October 2, 2019 - 11:25am

City Council, at its regular business meeting held on September 30, 2019 opted to maintain the list of acceptable items, minus black plastics and polycoat (e.g. disposable coffee cups), as recommend by the Administration. This decision comes during a wave of uncertainty in the global recycling markets, driven by restrictions imposed by the Chinese Government, falling oil prices, and weak market prices in the plastics market.

October 1, 2019 - 5:00pm

A Queen’s Bench judge has allowed the owner of a Briarwood home – already slated for demolition – more time to file information and evidence to support the property owner’s request for an interim injunction or delay on the home’s demolition.

An injunction has not been granted.

Rather, Mr. Justice R.W. Elson today, ordered the owner of 166 Beechdale Crescent to bring back a proper application on Friday, October 11, 2019.

October 1, 2019 - 3:07pm

 

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

NEW

33RD ST W ROAD CLOSED FROM AVE H N TO AVE I N
(Roadway patching)
Start: October 2, 7:00 a.m. End: October 2, 5:00 p.m.

October 1, 2019 - 3:00pm

33rd Street between Avenue H and Avenue I will be fully closed starting at 7:00 a.m.

October 1, 2019 - 2:00pm

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

NEW

BROADWAY AVE SB PARKING LANE CLOSED FROM 12TH ST E TO 11TH ST E
(hydro-vaccing)
Start: October 1, 7:00 a.m. End: October 1, 10:00 a.m.

TAYLOR ST E EB LANES CLOSED FROM MCEOWN AVE TO CAMERON AVE
(test station rehab)
Two-way traffic maintained using WB parking lanes
Start: October 1, 7:00 a.m. End: October 3, 5:00 p.m.

September 30, 2019 - 3:00pm

The City of Saskatoon has recovered roughly $400 thousand in funds that in August were directed to a fraudster’s bank account through a fraud scheme. 

City Manager Jeff Jorgenson says the City continues to actively work with law enforcement,  banks, and its legal team to recover the remainder of the stolen money.

“There is an important court hearing taking place this week in Toronto,” Jorgenson says.  “It’s expected there will be further movement on the return of more funds following that hearing. For now, the funds still remain frozen in various bank accounts.”

September 30, 2019 - 11:55am

September 30, 2019 - 6:00am

Environment Canada is forecasting 5-10 centimetres of snow beginning Sunday in Saskatoon.   

September 29, 2019 - 3:10pm

The City wants to warn residents about an identified scam involving phone calls made from a 1-877 number appearing to come from Saskatoon Light and Power.

The message aggressively threatens to disconnect the resident’s power if payment for what they are saying is 'an overdue account' is not made immediately. The scammer states that the resident's account has been overdue for a number of months, then stating the amount owed.

September 27, 2019 - 4:26pm

For immediate release: September 27, 2019

Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day is Sunday, September 29, 2019.  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.

September 27, 2019 - 4:00pm

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

NEW

108TH ST W ROAD CLOSED FROM BRYANS AVE TO CIRCLE DR E
(resurfacing)
Start: September 30, 7:00 a.m. End: October 2, 6:00 p.m.

MCORMOND DR NB CURB LANE & RIGHT TURN BAYS CLOSED FROM FEHEREGYHAZI BLVD TO HENRY DAYDAY RD          
(deficiency repairs)
Start: September 30, 7:00 a.m. End: October 2, 7:00 p.m.

September 27, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

TAYLOR ST W EB & WB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM ST HENRY AVE TO SASKATCHEWAN CRES W
(sanitary sewer lining)
Traffic will be maintained in the parking lanes.
Start: September 28, 7:00 a.m. End: September 28, 5:00 p.m.

September 27, 2019 - 2:00pm

The City is hosting a free public art walking tour in conjunction with Culture Days and the Creative City Network of Canada Summit on Sunday, September 29, 2019, at 1:30 p.m.

Take a walk through the evolution of public art in Saskatoon from the City’s first commission, 1959’s controversial Robert Murray modernist sculpture, through the ubiquitous period of statuary bronzes to the large scale murals of today by artists such as Emannuel Jarus. Led by curator Dr. Jen Budney, this tour will reflect on:

September 27, 2019 - 1:00pm

108th Street, from Bryans Avenue to Circle Drive northbound exit ramp, will be closed for road resurfacing starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, September 30.

September 27, 2019 - 12:29pm

3rd Avenue North will be closed at 33rd Street starting at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 28. CN Rail and CP Rail will be working on upgrades to the railway. The work is expected to take two days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  

September 27, 2019 - 6:00am

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

NEW

HIGHWAY 5 EB & WB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM RANGE ROAD 3044 TO HIGHWAY 41
(intersection resurfacing)
Start: September 27, 7:00 a.m. End: September 27, 6:00 p.m.

CENTRAL AVE NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM SOMERS RD TO MCORMOND DR
(concrete repairs)
Start: September 27, 8:00 a.m. End: September 27, 5:00 p.m.

September 26, 2019 - 3:00pm

Next week, Saskatoon will host the 2019 Creative City Summit (Summit). From October 1 to 3, municipalities, arts organizations and government agencies will meet in Saskatoon to share ideas, connect and work together to build vital infrastructure for arts and cultural development in Canada. 

September 26, 2019 - 9:00am

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

NEW

HIGHWAY 5 EB & WB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED AT HIGHWAY 41
(intersection resurfacing)
Start: September 26, 7:00 a.m. End: September 26, 4:00 p.m.

1ST AVE N SB LANES CLOSED FROM 24TH ST E TO 25TH ST E
(roadway patching)
Start: September 26, 7:00 a.m. End: September 26, 5:00 p.m.

September 25, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

NEW

TAYLOR ST E WB LANES CLOSED; TWO-WAY TRAFFIC SET IN EB LANES FROM MADDEN AVE TO SALISBURY DR
(roadway patching)
Start: September 25, 7:00 a.m. End: September 25, 4:00 p.m.

BROADWAY AVE NB LANES CLOSED & SB MEDIAN LANE CLOSED FROM BUTE ST TO RUTH ST E
(roadway patching)
Start: September 25, 7:00 a.m. End: September 25, 4:00 p.m.

September 24, 2019 - 3:00pm

The City of Saskatoon, together with Reconciliation Saskatoon is proud to support Orange Shirt Day on September 30. The day aims to raise awareness of the devastating impact of the Indian residential school system on Indigenous people, their families and the social fabric of the community, and supports the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Call to Action #80.

September 24, 2019 - 2:22pm

As fall sets in and the leaves hit the ground, residents are reminded to properly dispose of their fallen leaves and other yard waste, preventing them from blowing onto boulevards and sidewalks and collecting in gutters which can cause flooding in the spring. It is the homeowner’s responsibility to maintain sidewalks and boulevards adjacent to their property; pushing or blowing leaves onto the street is not allowed.

There are several options for managing fallen leaves and other organic yard waste this fall:

September 24, 2019 - 11:00am

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

NEW

8TH ST E WB CURB & CENTRE LANES CLOSED FROM LOUISE AVE TO CUMBERLAND AVE S
(concrete pour)
Start: September 24, 2:30 a.m. End: September 24, 7:30 a.m.

PRESTON AVE N NB & SB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM COLLEGE DR TO 14TH ST E
(streetlight replacement)
Start: September 24, 8:30 a.m. End: September 24, 4:30 p.m.

September 23, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

September 23, 2019 - 11:02am

Shaw Centre opened its doors to the public on September 26, 2009 and is one of six Leisure Centres operated by the City. To celebrate Shaw’s 10th anniversary, the public is invited to attend the ‘10 Days of Shaw’, running September 26 – October 5, 2019, which includes 10 days of prize giveaways, fitness demonstrations and discounts for the public. On Saturday, October 5, the public is invited to join staff and special guests for birthday treats in the lobby at 1:00 p.m. and the facility will be offering a celebratory family admission rate of $10.

September 23, 2019 - 9:00am

Queen Street, between 8th Avenue North and 9th Avenue North, will be fully closed starting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, September 23 for material craning. Traffic detours will be in place. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  
   

September 20, 2019 - 5:00pm

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

NEW

25TH ST E WB CURB LANE CLOSED FROM 6TH AVE N TO 5TH AVE N
(sidewalk repairs)
Start: September 23, 5:30 a.m. End: September 23, 7:00 a.m.

8TH ST E EB CURB & CENTRE LANES CLOSED FROM SOMMERFELD AVE TO GROSVENOR AVE
(water main repair)
Start: September 23, 8:00 a.m. End: September 24, 5:00 p.m.

September 20, 2019 - 3:44pm

108th Street to Circle Drive northbound exit ramp will be closed for road resurfacing starting at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 21. Work is expected to take approximately two days to complete, barring unforeseen circumstances or weather delays.  
  

September 20, 2019 - 3:26pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
108TH ST W ROAD CLOSED FROM BRYANS AVE TO CIRCLE DR E
(resurfacing)
Start: September 21, 7:00 a.m. End: September 22, 6:00 p.m.
 
11TH ST W WB CURB LANE CLOSURE AT DUNDONALD AVE
(Test station repair)
Start: September 21, 8:00 a.m. End: September 21, 5:00 p.m.
 

September 20, 2019 - 2:38pm

Photographers chosen from the 2019 Toons on Transit call for submissions were unveiled tonight at a reception hosted by PAVED Arts. 

September 19, 2019 - 7:00pm

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

22ND ST E WB LANES CLOSED FROM 3RD AVE N TO 2ND AVE N
(Crane lift)
Start: September 20, 4:30 a.m. End: September 20, 7:00 a.m.

September 19, 2019 - 3:00pm

 

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

NEW

QUEEN ST ROAD CLOSED FROM 4TH AVE N TO 5TH AVE N
(Roadway patching)
Start: September 19, 7:00 a.m. End: September 19, 4:00 p.m.

CONFEDERATION DR SB PARKING LANE CLOSED FROM CONFEDERATION PL TO BORDEN PL
(Sidewalk replacement)
Start: September 19, 7:00 a.m. End: September 26, 5:00 p.m.

September 18, 2019 - 3:00pm

Queen Street, between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North, will be fully closed starting at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 19 for roadway patching. Traffic detours will be in place. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  
   

September 18, 2019 - 2:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
8TH ST E EB CURB & NEXT LANES CLOSED FROM SOMMERFELD AVE TO GROSVENOR AVE
(Roadway patching)
Start: September 18, 7:00 a.m. End: September 18, 3:30 p.m.
 
1ST AVE N NB LANES CLOSED AT CIRCLE DR E
(Test station repair)
Start: September 18, 8:00 a.m. End: September 18, 5:00 p.m.
 

September 17, 2019 - 3:00pm

Avenue H North between 32nd Street West and 33rd Street West will be fully closed starting at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 17 for roadway patching. This work is expected to take one day to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.    

September 16, 2019 - 4:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only.
 
NEW
 
AVE H N ROAD CLOSED FROM 33RD ST W TO 32ND ST W
(Roadway patching)
Start: September 17, 7:00 a.m. End: September 17, 5:00 p.m.

September 16, 2019 - 3:00pm

The City is hosting a free public art walking tour in conjunction with Culture Days and the Creative City Network of Canada Summit on Sunday, September 29, 2019, at 1:30 p.m.

Take a walk through the evolution of public art in Saskatoon from the City’s first commission, 1959’s controversial Robert Murray modernist sculpture, through the ubiquitous period of statuary bronzes to the large scale murals of today by artists such as Emannuel Jarus. Led by curator Dr. Jen Budney, this tour will reflect on:

September 16, 2019 - 1:00pm

Volunteer and share your talents and passion to help make a difference in Saskatoon!

September 16, 2019 - 10:11am

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

HIGHWAY 5 WB ROAD CLOSED FROM RANGE ROAD 3043 TO HIGHWAY 41
(Resurfacing)
Temp traffic lights will be in use; two-way traffic will be maintained in WB lanes where possible;
 Start: September 16, 7:00 a.m. End: September 17, 6:00 p.m.

September 13, 2019 - 2:30pm

*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
(Sanitary sewer lining)
Start: September 14, 7:00 a.m. End: September 14, 4:00 p.m.
 
33RD ST W ROAD CLOSED FROM AVE D N TO AVE F N
(Special event - 33rd St Fair)
Start: September 14, 7:00 a.m. End: September 14, 7:00 p.m.
 

September 13, 2019 - 2:27pm

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) and the City of Saskatoon are partnering on a new program to help solve challenging urban issues through the power of research collaboration.

The new $100,000 cost-shared program—Research Junction—will involve research teams of at least one USask researcher and one City of Saskatoon staff member working together to address community needs around issues that include urban planning, reconciliation, transit, environmental sustainability, and youth issues.

September 13, 2019 - 12:52pm

The intersection at Lorne Avenue and 2nd Street will be fully closed starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, September 16 for water main replacement work. This work is expected to take six days to complete, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances.  
  

September 13, 2019 - 6:00am

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

NEW

SPADINA CRES E BOTH DIRECTIONS FROM RAVINE DR TO PINEHOUSE DR
(SPECIAL EVENT - MEGA BOUNCE RUN)
Start: September 13, 5:00 p.m. End: September 13, 8:00 p.m.
 
NIGHT WORK

September 12, 2019 - 3:00pm

The Wîcihitowin Indigenous Engagement Conference is pleased to announce the following key note speakers at this year’s conference: The Honourable Dr. Lillian Dyck, award-winning physician Dr. Alika Lafontaine, Season 7 Amazing Race Winners Dr. James Makokis and Anthony Johnson, University of Alberta Associate Professor Dr. Sean Lessard and University of Winnipeg Assistant Professor Dr. Marc Kuly.

September 12, 2019 - 2:31pm

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