Community News

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS!
 

BY-ELECTION NOTICE - The Waskesiu Community Council is now accepting nominations for the position of ‘Member at Large” left vacant following the 2021 Election. CLICK HERE for full details

WATER UPDATE- May 18th 2022

Prospect Point – Water is on.

Subdivisions 1, 2 & 3 – Water is on.

Cottage owners should be aware that the water lines servicing individual cottages may still be frozen.

 

Cabin Area – Water is on to all streets.

Cabin owners should be aware that the water lines servicing individual cabins may still be frozen.

CLICK HERE for the PANP 2022 Cabin Yard Waste Pick-up Schedule.

 

COMMUNITY UPDATE: Twin Pine Cinemas and Pine & Fancy have been sold.

After 33 years of bringing Hollywood’s best movies, Twin Pine Cinemas is now under new ownership. Chris and Lori Astle will be operating the theatre and the Pine & Fancy store for the upcoming season. We would like to thank all of our customers for the many years of continued support and wish continued success to Chris and Lori and their family in the years ahead. -The Weinrauch Family. 

CLICK HERE  to learn more about Chris and Lori Astle!

For anyone planning a wedding, reunion or conference this summer, we now have the Waskesiu Community Hall available on the June 4 and October 1 weekends. Please email the Waskesiu Chamber of Commerce for information and/or to make a booking.

 

Read up on the latest news from the Waskesiu Recreation Association!

 

PARKS CANADA & ACTIVITIES 

Update on Spring Prescribed Fire Plans for Prince Albert National Park.

 

Prince Albert National Park Update - April 25, 2022  Be safe in Prince Albert National Park as the season changes from winter to spring!

 

Important Bulletin RESERVING YOUR PARKS CANADA CAMPSITE FOR THE 2022 SEASON IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER!

 

Information Bulletin - Wildfire Readiness in Prince Albert National Park

Check out the Plains Bison in Prince Albert National Park!

 

The 2021 Prince Albert National Park Activity Guide is now out! 

DOWNLOAD the 2021 PANP Activity Guide and Trail Map HERE!

Canadian Lakes Loon Survey. 

Volunteer and help monitor the loon population of Prince Albert National Park’s lakes.

FACILITY & SAFETY

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INFRASTRUCTURE NOTICES

 

 

CLICK HERE to view PCA Fall Water Service Shut Down Directive for Waskesiu Residents.

CLICK HERE to view Parks Canada Brochure for residents and visitors on Managing Waste in Waskesiu.

Waskesiu Townsite Yard Waste Directive REVISED - May 1, 2021

CLICK HERE for the PANP 2022 Cabin Yard Waste Pick-up Schedule.

Protect your summer residence as you would your year-round home – install a backflow preventer valve!

The buoyed swim area at Paignton Beach was moved to reduce the potential for injury caused by having swimmers and boaters in the same area. With so many people enjoying Paignton Beach, especially around the point, and the increasing size and number of boats in the area, the decision was made to centralize the swim area and provide boat parking on either side. CLICK HERE for a map with the details.

Parks Canada takes Wildfire preparation seriously and measures are underway to reduce the risk from potential wildfires to Waskesiu and neighboring communities.
A strong risk reduction plan is key to ensure public safety, enhance visitor experience and protect resources.

Urban Forest Renewal in Waskesiu

CLICK HERE for details of PCA's 2020 Water Quality Report for Waskesiu.

CLICK HERE to read all about the water quality in Waskesiu.

CLICK HERE for the Fact Sheets for the annual Waskesiu Community Fuel Break prescribed fire (40 ha) and the Amyot Trail prescribed fire on the west side of the park (1,340 ha).

Prince Albert National Park Infrastructure Update.

RECYCLING CHANGES FOR WASKESIU VISITORS AND RESIDENTS: 

Visitors and residents are advised that #1 plastic items and plastic grocery bags are accepted for recycling in Waskesiu and Prince Albert National Park. Please place such items (clean and rinsed) in the designated bins located throughout the townsite. Residents are asked NOT to place any face masks or rubber/latex gloves in the recycling bins. These items are a health hazard for waste management workers and potentially contaminate large volumes of recyclable material. 

Important information and links for residents and contractors

The new “Roll Off” construction waste bin is now available for Waskesiu cabin and cottage owners to dispose of small amounts of construction materials.CLICK HERE for full details on hours of operation and what can and cannot be disposed of in the bin.

COVID NOTICES 

For information on the latest public health measures, or to see the Public Health Order, visit https://www.saskatchewan.ca/covid19-measures.

 

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