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PST Applied to Recreation Admissions and Passes

Posted on Friday, September 09, 2022 01:41 PM

Effective October 1, 2022, and as per provincial regulations, Provincial Sales Tax (PST) applies to the total charge for taxable admissions, entertainment, and certain recreation items in Saskatchewan.

PST will be collected on admission fees, participation fees, activity fees, and punch passes as they relate to the Access Communications Water Park, indoor walking tracks, racquetball/squash memberships, and drop in sports, and other similar items.

Information on the Provincial Government’s PST implementation...

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Non-beverage glass jars now accepted at SARCAN in Yorkton

Posted on Tuesday, September 06, 2022 10:50 AM

Starting today, September 6, you can now recycle your non-beverage glass containers at our Yorkton SARCAN Depot, which is operated by SaskAbilities. This includes containers like:

  • Food jars (pickles, condiments, jams/jellies, sauces, peanut butter, salsa, vegetables)
  • Food bottles (vinegar, oils)
  • Baby juice bottles
  • Canning jars (used for home canning)
  • Glass storage containers

Containers should be as clean as possible before being dropped off at SARCAN. Lids must be removed and can be recycled separately...

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Columbia Park Development

Posted on Friday, September 02, 2022 02:01 PM

Outdoor basketball courts have been planned for the City since the approval of the 2021 capital budget. A review of locations was started to ensure a balance of man-made amenities in parks as well as to ensure a balance of services and amenities across the City. While this review was being completed, Council heard a request at their March 26, 2021 Council meeting for the development of a Pump Bike Track in the City. A the May 17, 2021 Council meeting, Council requested Administration to investigate...

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Speed limit changes for school and play zones take effect today

Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2022 07:01 AM

Starting today, (September 1) all park and elementary school zones will be reduced to 30 km/hr and be in effect from 8 a.m. till 10 p.m., 7 days a week. The high school zones will remain at 40 km/hr and will be in effect 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., 7 days a week.

Community Safety Officers and RCMP will be monitoring the speed zones and educating drivers about the new speed limits as needed.

An additional 12 new radar signs have also been installed throughout our school zones.

For more information about speed...

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Year-round Speed limit changes for School and Play Zones take effect September 1, 2022

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2022 09:30 AM

Residents will be noticing updates and additions to signs within the school and play zones throughout the city, in preparation for changes that take effect next month.  

Starting September 1, all parks and elementary school zones will be reduced to 30 km/hr and be in effect from 8 a.m. till 10 p.m., 7 days a week. The high school zones will remain at 40 km/hr and will be in effect 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., 7 days a week.

During the phase-in period our Bylaw Officers and RCMP will be monitoring...