Community News

There may be snow on the ground but now is the time to plan your summer camping trip. Reservations for camping in Prince Albert National open on January 10, 2020 at 8 AM Central Standard Time. Reservations are strongly recommended, especially in the peak summer season and on long weekends.


Catch up on all the good things the Waskesiu Foundation helped make happen last year in their 2019 - 2020 Newsletter!

The East Boundary Fuel Break reduces the risk of wildfire to the north and east of Elk Ridge and McPhee Lake communities.


Congratulations Scott Nesbitt, Waskesiu Fire Deparment's 2019 Fire Fighter of the Year!


Wildfire Risk Reduction Operations begin Monday, December 9th, 2019 in the Waskesiu Townsite.


Click here for urgent message from the Waskesiu Seasonal Residents Association to all Waskesiu cabin owners on November 30.


Enjoy the winter fun while visiting Waskesiu! Cross country skiing, snowshoeing and hiking are a great way to exercise and experience the boreal forest in winter! Book a room and stay for a while. Accommodations are available at The Hawood Inn, Lost Creek Resort and Waskesiu Lake Lodge.

Embrace winter at Prince Albert National Park 

Winter is here and Prince Albert National Park invites visitors to come and enjoy a range of experiences under crisp, sunny skies, on frozen lakes, and through vast, snow-capped forests. Whether you’re looking for adventure, fun activities for the whole family, a chance to explore nature, or a winter getaway in a tranquil setting, Prince Albert National Park is open for visitors 365 days per year.

Tourism Saskatchewan recently produced a profile video on wildlife photographer, Duane Larson, whose passion for photography and wildlife in Prince Albert National Park extends well beyond simply taking a few photos. Click here to view Duane’s
YouTube video.


Parks Canada Waskesiu Vegetation Management Strategy 2019 PowerPoint presentation from the WSRA and WCC 2019 AGM.

Great news for Waskesiu Seasonal Residents! SaskTel High Speed Internet
 Re-instatement of 8-Month Disconnect


For sale Twin Pine Cinemas and Pine and Fancy - One of a Kind Business Opportunity for Sale in Waskesiu.


SaskTel News!

maxTV Stream and faster internet are now available from SaskTel! Get the best live TV with over 130 channels of sports, news, movies, and more – even watch on your phone with the maxTV app. And with interNET Extended 50, you can browse, search, and stream with up to 50 Mbps download speed. For more information, visit


REDUCING THE RISK OF WILDFIRE. Learn how you can help protect yourself and your community.


Work is underway on the FireSmart Demonstration Area In the Waskesiu Townsite.


Waskesiu Community Submission to Parks Canada – click here to link to the October 2018 joint submission made to Parks Canada on behalf of the Waskesiu Community Council, the WSRA, and the Waskesiu Chamber of Commerce.

The joint submission is in response to the Parks Canada consultation process now underway in relation to a proposed “National Permit Planning Process”.  


Help protect our birds in Prince Albert National Park. 


Canadian Lakes Loon Survey. 

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


Check out the Plains Bison in Prince Albert National Park!


Prince Albert National Park Infrastructure Update.


Changes to Recycling Program at Waskesiu


Yard Waste Directive


Urban Forest Renewal in Waskesiu

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