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Interested in how many electric vehicles are on Saskatoon streets; the amount of solar power production in the community; and the population density increase? Details on all of these performance indicators and more are now available as the City has just completed a major expansion of the Environmental Dashboard—adding nearly a dozen new indicators including:

March 6, 2019 - 4:37pm

Starting at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2019, the eastbound lanes of Queen Street between 9th Avenue and Spadina Crescent will be closed for sewer lining work. The road is expected to reopen in the evening, weather permitting and barring any unforeseen circumstances. 

March 6, 2019 - 3:46pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
CIRCLE DR E NB CURB LANE CLOSED AT COLLEGE DR 
(Guardrail installation) 

March 6, 2019 - 3:00pm

The City of Saskatoon has been selected as one of ‘Canada’s Best Diversity Employers’ for 2019 by Mediacorp Canada Inc.

“We are honoured to receive this award for the eighth consecutive year as we place a high priority on creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees are valued and respected for their individual identities and contributions,” says Sarah Cameron, Chief Human Resources Officer.

The City of Saskatoon was selected based on exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs offered.  Highlights include:

March 6, 2019 - 2:03pm

Marie Lopes is an arts educator, curator and administrator, and the Coordinator of Arts, Culture and Engagement for the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation. She is recognized nationally for her innovative work connecting professional artists and communities to create, present, and experience art together.

March 6, 2019 - 1:00pm

The Clarence Downey Speed Skating Oval will be wrapping up for the season on Sunday, March 10, 2019.

The City of Saskatoon thanks citizens for their patronage. Public skating at the indoor municipal rinks will be available until Sunday, March 31, 2019. Visit saskatoon.ca/dropinonline for the public skating schedule.

March 6, 2019 - 11:00am

Through the Smart Cities Challenge, the Government of Canada has tasked communities of all sizes to come forward with their best ideas to improve the lives of their residents through innovation, data and connected technology.  A smart city enables its citizens to use technology to make smart decisions.

In April 2018, Saskatoon submitted an initial proposal and was selected as one of the finalists for a chance to win $10 million (category: communities with populations under 500,000), to be used for implementing all aspects of a proposed plan.

March 6, 2019 - 9:00am

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

 
8TH ST E EB & WB MEDIAN LANES CLOSED FROM MCKERCHER DR TO ACADIA DR 
(Tree pruning) 

March 5, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

 
CLARENCE AVE S SB CLOSED FROM 8TH ST E TO 7TH ST E 
Two-way traffic maintained in NB lanes 

March 4, 2019 - 3:00pm

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
There are no new road restrictions. 
 
ONGOING 
 

March 1, 2019 - 3:00pm

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

March 1, 2019 - 2:22pm

Direct service from the Special Events Stop (outside the 2nd Avenue Lofts at 23rd Street and 2nd Avenue) to see the Saskatchewan Rush vs. the Calgary Roughnecks at SaskTel Centre on Saturday, March 2 is available at the following times:

  • 5:45 p.m.
  • 6:00 p.m.
  • 6:25 p.m.
  • 6:40 p.m.
  • 7:05 p.m.
  • 7:20 p.m.

Post event drop-off is the downtown terminal.

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

March 1, 2019 - 6:00am

*This report includes road restrictions on Priority 1 (high traffic, high speed) streets only. 
 
NEW 
 
7TH AVE N SB CLOSED FROM KING ST TO QUEEN ST 
(Sanitary sewer lining) 

February 28, 2019 - 3:05pm

The Spring / Summer Leisure Guide will be delivered to Saskatoon households on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, and can be picked up at any indoor Leisure Centre, Saskatoon Public Library location, or City Hall. The Guide will also be available online at saskatoon.ca/leisureguide beginning Monday, March 4.

The Leisure Guide is Saskatoon’s go-to source for fitness programs, recreational activities, and arts and culture opportunities for all ages and abilities.  

February 28, 2019 - 11:00am

The outside lane of Circle Drive westbound approaching College Drive will be closed at 5 a.m. this morning while crews repair a traffic pole. The lane is expected to reopen by 10 a.m.

Please slow down when passing workers and obey work zone signage. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

February 28, 2019 - 5:04am

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