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Potters’ & Woodturners’ Guilds Support Food Bank’s Fill-a-Bowl Fundraiser

By Communications on 5/17/2017

Enjoy lunch and take home a handmade ceramic or wood turned bowl

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Historical Society Receives $145,000 from the Estate of Lenore Andrews

By Communications on 5/17/2017

Bequest the largest contribution in the history of the organization

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2015 National Building Code to be Adopted July 1, 2017

By Communications on 5/16/2017

As of July 1, 2017  the province of Saskatchewan will be adopting the 2015 edition of the National Building Code. Those who are building or renovating in the City are encouraged to take note of the changes and pick up an information package created by the City of Prince Albert Building Department. 

Lane Closure - 5th Avenue and 5A Avenue West

By Communications on 5/16/2017

What:  Lane Closure Where: 5th Avenue and 5A Avenue West When:  Starting Wednesday, May 17th until Friday May 19th Why:  Paving of the lane. Anticipated Completion:  Anticipated Friday, May 19th. City requests motorists refrain from driving on the fresh asphalt Barricades will be removed by City staff when the new road surface is ready for traffic. Contact: Wes Hicks, Director of Public Works

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Roads and Traffic

Turning Lane Closed at 28th Street W and 2nd Avenue

By Communications on 5/16/2017

Contact: Mohamad Kraishan Operations Manager

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Roads and Traffic

35th Terry Fox Award Presented to Katie Enequist

By Communications on 5/15/2017

Prince Albert, Sk. - At the May 15th meeting of Prince Albert City Council, Mayor Greg Dionne presented the 35th Terry Fox Award and Citation to fourteen year old Katie Enequist. Katie has been chosen as the recipient of the Terry Fox Award for how she has faced a variety of complex and rare health challenges with positive enthusiasm. She a Grade 7 student at Osborne School who brightens the day for students and staff with her infectious smile and loving hugs. On December 21, 2016 Katie was named Chief of Police for the City of Prince Albert for the day, and brought her joyful demeanour and presence to the Police Department. She was thrilled to fill in for temporarily-demoted Chief Troy Cooper and worked on her stern looks to deal with the detatchment. Although Katie’s time is limited, she has taught many people the value and gift of life. She approaches each day as an opportunity to embrace the small pleasures in life that sometimes go unnoticed. By doing so, she teac ...

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Lane Restrictions - Diefenbaker Bridge

By Communications on 5/15/2017

What:  Lane Restrictions.  Traffic is to reduce speed and watch for workers. Where: Diefenbaker Bridge When:  Monday, May 15th to Thursday, May 18th from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm Why: Bridge Cleaning.  This is to clear away the winters salt and grime from the concrete surfaces of the bridge. Contact: Wes Hicks,Manager of Capital Projects

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Roads and Traffic

Transportation Master Plan To Guide Next 20 Years of Traffic Improvements in Prince Albert

By Communications on 5/12/2017

Three of thirteen projects to proceed in 2017

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Economic Development
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Roads and Traffic
Transportation

Prince Albert’s 2017 Budget Increase Lowest In Saskatchewan

By Communications on 5/11/2017

Prince Albert has the lowest tax increase in the Province despite deep funding cuts from the Provincial Government this year. Mayor Greg Dionne attended the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association Mayor and City Manager’s Caucus meetings in Regina Tuesday where he learned of the final tax increases for Saskatchewan cities.

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Beach Volleyball Courts Opened at Alfred Jenkins Field House

By Communications on 5/9/2017

Prince Albert, Sk. – The Prince Albert Volleyball Association (PAVA) in conjunction with the City of Prince Albert is pleased to officially open 4 Beach Volleyball courts, located just north of the Alfred Jenkins Field House. PAVA has worked for over two years to raise over $170,000 to bring Beach Volleyball courts to Prince Albert. The courts will serve the beach volleyball needs of all ages with youth development programs and games, along with adult 2s, 4s and 6s leagues starting later this month.

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City of Prince Albert
1084 Central Avenue
Prince Albert, SK
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Email:  communications@citypa.com