About the Project

City Council is committed to making significant gains on revitalizing Saskatchewan Ave West. We have allocated the resources to properly plan for future infrastructure improvements such as paved parking, curbing and sidewalks. We look forward to working with our Provincial and Federal funding partners to ensure we achieve this major community improvement.

In 2021, Phase One will relocate and renew utility infrastructure to the gravel shoulders along the avenue between 4th Street West and Elm Street.Saskatchewan Ave W Improvement Area

The City is in negotiations with the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program to leverage up to $20.83 million in government funding to this project.  Securing this funding will ensure the viability of phase two of the project, expected to be completed between 2022 and 2024.

Phase two of this project will be the rebuilding of Saskatchewan Avenue West including the paved avenue, sidewalks, bike paths, green space, parking spaces and enhanced land drainage.  The city has begun the process to request borrowing approval from the Municipal board for the city’s funding portion of this project.

Phase Two of this project is expected to attract considerable public interest and the City will hold public consultation regarding this project during 2021.

No increase in property taxes is expected as a result of this project.  The City has been planning for this project for many years and has identified operating funds available from maturing debt and existing resources to service debt payments for this project over its term of 15 years

Project Updates & News

March 8, 2021 – Engineering Services for Saskatchewan Avenue West Design & Contract Administration

January 14, 2021 – Notice of Public Hearings for Borrowing Bylaws 21-8716 and 21-8717