Dutch Elm Disease

Provincial regulations prohibit pruning elm trees from April 1 to August 31 during the time when elm bark beetles are most active. Regulations also prohibit the storing, transport and use of elm wood. The only permitted movement of elm wood is to the City of Saskatoon...

Putting Our LAP into Action

The Montgomery Place Local Area Plan (LAP) was approved by City Council in November 2018. Now we can consider moving forward with some of the recommendations. Recommendations for parks and open spaces include: Make improvements and improved seating in Montgomery...

Homes in Montgomery Place

The first houses were built in Montgomery Place in 1946. Seventy years later, in 2016, it was an honour for our community to be named a National Historic Site in Canada. Information from Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada regarding historic district...

Your Community Association at Work March 2019

The Montgomery Place Community Association (MPCA) met on March 5, 2019. Neighbourhood activities of note include: May 4 is Community Garage Sale Day – Get ready for the first Saturday of May! Jane’s Walk – MPCA President Barb Biddle will lead a community walk on May...

Your Community Association at Work February 2019

The Montgomery Place Community Association (MPCA) met on February 5, 2019. Neighbourhood activities of note include: Winter Fun in Montgomery Park – Thanks to everyone who came out to skate and slide on February 17. The cold weather abated long enough for the...

Wild Montgomery Place

When we encounter hurt or distressed wildlife in Montgomery Place, we can call the Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Saskatchewan hotline: 1-306-242-7177. The Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Saskatchewan (WRSOS) is a charitable, non-profit organization, of mostly...

St. Barbe Baker Forest Article Feb. 2019

In 1972 three organizations came together to create green spaces in Saskatoon’s urban landscapes. Now, after almost 50 years of growth, the forest planted south of the Chappell Yards (since named the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area) and the forest planted...

Heritage Day 2019

The roads behind Leslie MacLachlan at 3102 Ortona Street (where Ortona curves to meet Caen Street) in 1957 were gravelled and would remain so for another 20 years. MacLachlan Family photo Heritage Day in Saskatchewan is February 17. The day celebrates our rich...

Train Troubles – Feb. 2019

The recent derailment north of the City at Wanuskewin Road has brought the precarious position of Montgomery Place into the spotlight for many residents. We are bounded on three sides by rail lines. What is the emergency response plan in case of a hazardous rail...