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The Fort Times is the community newspaper of Fort Qu'Appelle and surrounding area. With a readership of over 2,500 people a week, the Fort Times has been publishing weekly since 1951.

Climate change reality: We’re out of time

QVEA climate forum Just as Canadians mobilized to save Europe and the world from Fascism in the Second World War, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May...

Chief invested into Order of Canada

Okanese First Nation Chief Marie-Anne Day Walker-Pelletier was officially invested last week as a member of the Order of Canada. The collective leadership, staff, organizations,...

CBC’s Walker tells her story

Indigenous representation in Canadian media has taken much-needed steps forward in the past decade, and one of its trailblazers returned to the University of...

One obstacle remains for trail challengers

The Living Sky Trail Challengers (LSTC) riding club is close to wrapping up its 2018/19 Buckle Series. Just one more outing in April will...

“Deadshoe” snowshoe event

Saturday, March 9 saw brilliant sunshine, gorgeous scenery and participants filling their lungs with fresh air at Echo Valley Provincial Park. A day of snowshoeing...

African choir warms hearts on a cold night

Moses Owamukamo appears to be a shy 12-year-old until he steps into the spotlight and shares the stage with the dynamic Watoto African children’s...

CAO not worried about a fire at the water plant

Fires have destroyed two water treatment plants in Saskatchewan in the last six months, but Fort Qu’Appelle’s CAO is not concerned about something similar...

Business wants street improved

Fort Qu’Appelle town council is considering how to address the poor conditions on Victoria Avenue, after receiving another letter from Kevin’s Marine Ltd. about...

Higher cost to inspect, clean town’s sewer pipes

A project to clean and inspect Fort Qu’Appelle’s storm sewer infrastructure is costing more than expected, which means town council must spend an extra...

Fort Museum exhibit recalls one-room schools

Before there were iPads, computers, and cellphones, there were chalk blackboards. Agnes Simes Robertson, who began her teaching career in a country school 75 years...

Provincial News

Barricaded man arrested after two hour stand-off

On April 16, 2019 at 10:30am Fort Qu'Appelle RCMP responded to a complaint of break and enter into outbuildings located just south of the town of...