Prince Albert, Sk. – The City of Prince Albert has launched a survey about smoking in the city to get resident’s feedback. The survey is available on www.letstalkprincealbert.com. The survey will be available until October 14, 2017.
The City of Prince Albert would like to advise that construction will be starting on the stabilization of the riverbank in Little Red River Park on Monday, September 11, 2017. During the work, there will be restricted access around portions of the river. The work is expected to take 4-6 weeks.
Prince Albert, Sk. – The annual KidzFest put on by the City of Prince Albert Playground Program leaders is this Thurday, July 20th from 1:00 – 5:00 PM in Kinsmen Park. This FREE event is open to the public and features entertainment, food and games for children of all ages. There is a nominal charge for food.
Prince Albert, Sk. – A major renovation to Kinsmen Park, the City of Prince Albert’s largest park will be celebrated with a grand re-opening on Friday, June 30th at 7:30 PM at the Kinette Amphitheatre. The two-year long project was completed with an investment of $500,000 from the City of Prince Albert and the Government of Canada’s Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150).
Prince Albert, Sk. – Kinsmen Park will be the focal point of Canada 150 celebrations this weekend in Prince Albert. The Prince Albert Multicultural Council, in conjunction with the City of Prince Albert and Royal Canadian Legion Branch #2 have planned a celebration that will begin Friday, June 30th and run through Canada’s 150th birthday Saturday, July 1.
Tree to Our Nature, Canada 150 grant provides funding
Prince Albert, Sk. – The Prince Albert Multicultural Council, in conjunction with the City of Prince Albert and Royal Canadian Legion Branch #2 is pleased to announce that Canada’s 150th birthday will be highlighted by events over two days, June 30th and July 1st in Kinsmen Park. There will be entertainment starting on Friday, June 30th at 5:00pm at the Kinette Amphitheatre concluding with fireworks at dusk. Canada Day events on Saturday, July 1st begin at noon with Opening Ceremonies including a colour party, followed by all-day entertainment and more fireworks at dusk. The event is open to all; fireworks and all on-stage entertainment is free.
Construction may limit access to portions of the Park
The City of Prince Albert would like to advise the public that the Kinsmen Park Playground will be closed starting Monday, May 8 until Thursday May 11, 2017 to allow for the completion of park pathways in the area. The area will be fenced off during construction
Prince Albert, SK - Residents are reminded to prune their elm trees by March 31st, or to delay until early fall, as the provincial ban on pruning elm trees will be in effect between April 1st and August 31st. The ban ensures that elm bark beetles, which transmit Dutch Elm Disease (DED), are not attracted to the pruning cuts when these beetles are most active.
DED was first discovered in Saskatchewan in 1981 and continues to be found in more areas of the province every year. DED is caused by a fungus that clogs the tree’s water conducting system, which eventually causes the tree to die, usually within one or two seasons.
The early symptoms of the disease usually appear by July when the leaves on one or more branches wilt, curl, turn yellow and then die. The only effective management strategy for the elm bark beetle is to deprive it of its breeding habitat. This involves keeping our elm trees healthy by removing potential breeding material in trees and eliminating deta ...
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