Seeing the video of the violent attempted arrest of an Indigenous woman in a parking lot right here in our City made me angry. This violence needs to stop.
At this month’s meeting council received an update from Dr Hasselback, Suzanne Mahaffey, and Kelly Tokarchuk on behalf of the Saskatchewan Health Authority. While we are at a crossroads of optimism with vaccinations continuing, we must continue to do our best to keep variants of concern out of our city.
05MAR 2021 City Council Highlights Below are some of the highlights from the February Council and Committee meetings. The full reports can be found at saskatoon.ca/meeting. Home Energy Loan Program I believe it is important to acknowledge when we are showing...
50 people die each year in Canada from Carbon Monoxide poisoning. Following a recent averted disaster here in Saskatoon, it is clear that it’s necessary to learn from this and take action now. Currently, buildings that have been built before 2009 do not require a Carbon Monoxide alarm.
04 DEC 2020 Saskatoon: We Stand Together Saskatoon: We Stand Together We come together as leaders from different parts of our community with a common message: We must turn our numbers around to save lives and livelihoods. For the last 9 months, we have been masking...
Both in our community and across the world, there are public policy conversations happening about encouraging or requiring people to wear masks when inside certain public spaces. These conversations are happening in Saskatoon as well, and there has been a lot of public interest in this.
As part of the provincial government’s economic recovery plan, all municipalities in the province were provided with funding for infrastructure projects. Last month, part of this funding was allocated to neighbourhood traffic improvements, sidewalk rehabilitation, the construction of a Downtown festival site, and freeway safety improvements.
Staff at the City of Saskatoon are working hard to build a successful and thriving city. A big part of this is looking for ways to be cost-effective and efficient, so that we can provide high-quality services and spend less money doing it.
The provincial government has provided all municipalities in the province with per capita funding for infrastructure improvements, and the City of Saskatoon is eligible for $35.53M from this program.
18JUNE 2020Next Steps in Strengthening Police Oversight and Building Community Safety and Well-BeingThe past few weeks have shown—in some of the starkest and ugliest ways possible—the deep-seated racism that exists in our society. At the same time, we have also seen a...