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The city planning committee voted 3-3 for an administration study on a proposed pilot project for urban chickens on April 3, 2017. The tie leaves the project off city council's agenda.

Backyard chicken plans don't hatch from city hall committee

By JT Marshall April 3, 2017 - 4:53pm Updated: April 3, 2017 - 5:00pm

No eggs will be laid in Saskatoon backyards anytime soon.

The city planning committee voted 3-3 for an administration study on a proposed pilot project for urban...

Saskatoon City Council voted Monday to approve a bid from PCL Construction Management Inc. to build two new interchanges.

The interchanges are coming: Saskatoon City Council picks builder for two projects

By Bryn Levy November 28, 2016 - 4:09pm Updated: November 28, 2016 - 4:15pm

Saskatoon City Council has picked a builder for a pair of long-awaited interchanges.   In a vote Monday, councillors approved a bid from PCL Construction Management Inc. to...

Architect Gary Marvin speaks to reporters at Saskatoon city hall on May 30, 2016

Futuristic, zero-carbon neighbourhood proposed near Saskatoon

By Bryn Levy May 30, 2016 - 7:25pm Updated: May 30, 2016 - 7:30pm

A new development proposed for a 90-acre parcel just outside Saskatoon would be the first of its kind in North America if it's built as planned.

The Buffalo Ranch...

Committee chair calls for speedier review of panhandling bylaw

By Bryn Levy May 30, 2016 - 4:28pm Updated: May 30, 2016 - 4:30pm

A year is too long to wait for a review of Saskatoon's panhandling bylaw, according to the chair of a city committee on street activity. 

Brent Penner is the executive...

Tiffany Paulsen was first elected in Ward 9 at the age of 27, making her the youngest council member ever elected in Saskatoon.

Saskatoon Coun. Tiffany Paulsen will not seek re-election in October

By Kurtis Doering May 24, 2016 - 7:44pm Updated: May 25, 2016 - 8:24am

One of the longest-serving members of Saskatoon city council will not be seeking re-election this fall.   In a brief statement at city hall Tuesday, Coun. Tiffany Paulsen said...

Pro-life flag flown at Prince Albert city hall

Prince Albert mayor 'confused and disappointed' over flag protest

By paNOW staff May 14, 2016 - 5:18pm Updated: May 16, 2016 - 8:36am

Prince Albert Mayor Greg Dionne admits he was a bit caught off guard by the request of a small group of residents to take down an anti-abortion flag at city hall.


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Saskatoon parcel YY developers receive $4.7-million tax break from city

By Lasia Kretzel April 25, 2016 - 6:43pm Updated: April 26, 2016 - 7:35am

Developers of a major river front condominium-hotel-office project got a big tax break from Saskatoon city council Monday in a move expected to cost the city around $4.7...

Councillors heard presentations Monday at City Hall on city's growth plan

Community weighs in on Saskatoon City Growth Plan

By Bryn Levy March 15, 2016 - 6:35am Updated: March 15, 2016 - 7:38am

City councillors heard presentations Monday on a growth plan meant to guide Saskatoon to a population of 500,000 people.

The final draft of the plan was presented to the...

A cost benefit study examining the relocation of CP rail lines out of Saskatoon could cost $400,000

Saskatoon rail relocation study could cost $400K: report

By Lasia Kretzel March 6, 2016 - 1:14pm Updated: March 7, 2016 - 7:37am

It could cost taxpayers up to $400,000 to study the total, much larger cost to move CP rail lines out of Saskatoon, a report from the city says.

The report, which...

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Council debates public art policy

By Bryn Levy March 1, 2016 - 6:33am Updated: March 1, 2016 - 7:00am

Certain major projects undertaken by the city of Saskatoon will carry a public art component after a vote by city council Monday.

The policy calls for public art costing...

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Former Saskatoon mayor questions council's communication budgets

By Bryn Levy February 23, 2016 - 7:54am Updated: February 23, 2016 - 8:00am

A former mayor of Saskatoon has levelled serious accusations against the current city council ahead of the next civic election.   Henry Dayday, who served as mayor between 1988...

Saskatoon councillors look at campaign finance reform

By Bryn Levy December 9, 2015 - 6:42am Updated: December 9, 2015 - 12:06pm

Saskatoon city councillors reviewed an independent report on campaign finance reform during an executive committee meeting on Tuesday.

The report, put together by the...