Fort Saskatchewan has been ranked the third fastest growing city in the capital region.
 
According to the 2017 Census, the total population of Fort Saskatchewan in (2017) was 25,533, an increase of 3.9 per cent from 2016.
 
"Fort Saskatchewan is a community of choice because of the amenities we provide and the quality of life," said mayor Gale Katchur. "Making sure that we're keeping jobs here and infrastructure is being updated and maintained that's what it's about."
 
Areas in the Capital region that have grown more than the Fort include; Stony Plain by 6.6 per cent and Spruce Grove by four per cent. 
 
As for counties Sturgeon County grew by 4.7 per cent and Strathcona County by 2.6 per cent.
 
From 2015 - 2016 the Fort only grew by 2.2 per cent.
 
The average age of residents in the Fort for both genders is between the 30-34 age brackets.

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Strong winds coming to the region

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Early morning fire spotted by cyclist "could have been worse"

A house fire woke neighbours early this morning (October 16) near downtown Fort Saskatchewan.

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Mailout baffles candidates and residents

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