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Bylaw Services Weekly Update: Feb. 27 – March 5, 2017

(Fort McMurray, AB – February 24, 2017) – As temperatures rise, residents are reminded when enjoying fresh air with their pets that animals are to be kept on a leash at all times and animal waste pick up is the responsibility of the owner. If your dog is craving freedom to roam, Fort McMurray boasts four off-leash dog parks:

  1. Beside the Water Treatment Plant
  2. Thickwood Park (St. Gabriel School/Hinge Bay)
  3. Sitskaw Park (Horse Pasture)
  4. Beacon Hill (Not identified on Parks & Trails Map)

Please view the Parks & Trails Map for park locations.

Photo radar vehicles will be located near the following areas for week of Feb. 27 – March 5, 2017:

  • Franklin Avenue
  • Hospital Street
  • Beacon Hill
  • Carteret Drive
  • Confederation Way
  • School Zones within the Urban Service Area

To view a list of photo radar locations, please visit

DriveSafe Intersection Safety Systems are active at the following intersections:

  • Thickwood Boulevard and Silin Forest Road
  • Thickwood Boulevard and Woodland Drive
  • Thickwood Boulevard and Cornwall Drive 
  • Thickwood Boulevard and Real Martin Drive
  • Franklin Avenue and Tamarack Village Mall
  • Franklin Avenue and Hospital Street
  • Confederation Way and Paquette Drive

We ask motorists to be mindful of posted speed limits and to obey traffic signals.


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