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Remembrance Day Thank You 2019

Remembrance Day Thank You From Jim Earle and Leslee Newman The haunting notes of the trumpet playing The Last Post and Reveille brought tears to many eyes at the Remembrance Day service in Montgomery Park. That so poignant a day has come to define our community...

11th Street Closure on June 25 Report

Councillor Hilary Gough reported that on June 25, the City received a request from CN to provide an immediate closure of the intersection to repair a cracked rail that was deemed to be emergency work. The City received no prior notification in regard to the work. The...

Drainage/Local Area Plan Report

Drainage - Saskatoon Water staff Angela Schmidt and Zak McKay addressed Montgomery residents on several drainage topics at the CA meeting on June 4. The survey of ditches and culverts last summer revealed that one in four driveways do not have culverts. Existing...

Your Community Association at Work June 2019

The Montgomery Place Community Association (MPCA) met on June 4, 2019. Neighbourhood activities of note include: Fun Day In the Park – Join friends and neighbours on Sunday, August 18 from 2-6 pm for a day of activity in Montgomery Park. Enjoy food, games, crafts and...

WordPress Website Workshop Article

MPCA Communications Director Katie Rosen was invited by our City Consultant Shane Carter, to present at the May 11 IT Summit for CA Volunteers. Katie’s workshop on how to set up and design a WordPress website was very well received. The goal was for participants to...

Largest Tree

It’s official! The broadest tree in Saskatchewan is on the Junor property at 3441 Normandy Street in Montgomery Place. The tree was named by the Saskatchewan Forestry Association in its Widest Diameter category; the trunk measures 172 cm (67.72 inches). It’s a hybrid...

Hydrangea Article

Hydrangeas My Favourite Flowering Shrub - By Wendy Rosen, Montgomery Place GardenerI have 52 and counting, and as people walk by my garden, the hydrangeas are the plants they most often ask about. I am by no means a “plant expert”, I just know from experience what...

Injured mule deer in our area

An update from the Ministry of Environment regarding an injured mule deer in our area:"Ministry of Environment conservation officers in Saskatoon would like to thank local residents for their calls regarding an injured mule deer doe with a broken back leg reported in...

Your Community Association at Work May 2019

The Montgomery Place Community Association (MPCA) met on May 7, 2019. Neighbourhood activities of note include: Montgomery Park Paddling Pool - The pool opens Tuesday July 2 until August 23, rain or shine. Hours from Monday to Thursday are 10:30 am to 6 pm. Friday...

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Nature City Festival 2019

Wild About Saskatoon, a Nature City Festival in Saskatoon, runs from May 21-26 and celebrates the wild side of Saskatoon to help create a nature-friendly city. Saskatoon’s Nature City Festival is a perfect time to explore and connect with the natural world around us....

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...

September Community Consultant Report

City Info Session Report

City of Saskatoon Infrastructure Information Meeting for Montgomery Place June 7, 2018 – Montgomery School gym   About 40 Montgomery Place residents attended a meeting on June 7, 2018 to discuss upcoming improvements planned for the community. Presenters from the...

Report From City Councillor Hilary Gough

Burma Road – Residents have complained of dust coming off Burma Road into Cassino Avenue properties. Hilary has alerted CN. Last year they responded with sweeping and spraying the road. She hopes for a similar response this spring. Drainage - The slow melt this spring...

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...

Saskatoon Talks Trash

City of Saskatoon officials and staff are looking for ways to divert garbage and extend the life of the landfill. At www.saskatoon.ca/engage/saskatoon-talks-trash-curbside we read: “Saskatoon is reviewing curbside waste collection. The review includes garbage and...

Gordie Howe Sports Complex Revitalization

In 1953 Saskatoon City Commissioner H.W. Balfour proposed an innovative idea for a sport and cultural complex in Saskatoon’s southwest. Calling it a recreation centre, Balfour saw parks, picnic grounds, playgrounds, rinks, ball and football fields, a golf course, and...