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Le Burger Week hits Downtown Saskatoon AGAIN!

We hope you’re hungry, Saskatchewan! Every year, from September 1st to 7th, restaurants from different cities across Canada make special burgers JUST for Le Burger Week–and for the second year in a row, Saskatoon is ALL in. Still don’t really understand the concept? To sum it up, burger-lovers from all over get a chance to discover delicious–and often limited time–creations and vote for their favourite ones on LeBurgerWeek.com. It’s also just a really good excuse to order a delicious burger at your favourite Downtown restaurant, don’t ya think? Connecting with your favourite local joints and other burger-lovers is all part of...

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DTNYXE Employment Opportunity

Ambassador, Clean & Safe Team | Downtown Saskatoon   Position starts immediately, Full Time, Permanent Hours of Work: Monday through Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Remuneration:  $14.00/hour & Health Plan   Position Summary: The Saskatoon Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) serves approximately 1,000 businesses in Downtown Saskatoon. As the cultural hub of the city, Downtown Saskatoon is recognized for its many festivals and events. DTNYXE, through its various programs and projects encourages people to experience Downtown Saskatoon. The Downtown Clean & Safe Team works under the direction of the Operations Manager to ensure that all areas of the Downtown are kept clean and free of debris and litter to uphold and enhance the image of downtown. They are primarily responsible for sweeping sidewalks, collecting rubbish, removing litter from public amenities, reporting and assisting with graffiti removal   Duties and Responsibilities: Safe and efficient daily street maintenance including sweeping sidewalks, picking up garbage, clearing ashtrays, etc. Maintain street flowers and amenities. Maintain cleanliness of poster boards and put up posters as directed. Safely operate small equipment such as leaf blower, JD Gator, power washer, etc. Provide support and assistance to staff as directed. Support may consist of assisting at downtown events, conducting deliveries, or assisting other employees as required. Safe removal and disposal of syringes or other paraphernalia found within the BID boundary or alert authorities in the event...

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Downtown, Where We Belong

In partnership with the City of Saskatoon, we are working to create a healthy, vibrant and prosperous environment in the heart of our city. By focusing on key strategies in collaboration with residents and businesses, we want to accelerate the plan to create a dynamic, inclusive and welcoming Downtown where everyone belongs. Read the below blog, originally on CharlieClark.ca.   Downtown, Where We...

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Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Update (August 9, 2018)

In June, we shared information to Downtown business and property owners about Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) routes that would be going to City Council at their meeting of June 20, 2018. This provides information on next steps and when the matter will return to City Council. The document to the left provided by the City of Saskatoon is an update on their plans for BRT Planning & Engagement. If you’re interested in reviewing the minutes from Council’s discussion on June 20, they can be found here. The discussion around BRT is scheduled to return to City Council on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.  An informational report will be presented covering several items that City Council requested of Administration including: Examining specific BRT routes and their impact on store front businesses with precedents from other cities of similar characteristics to Saskatoon, if possible; How accessibility needs and protected bike lanes will be addressed through the BRT network; Further comparison of routes through Downtown and Nutana including providing functional drawings for a 1st Avenue BRT route; Conducting further stakeholder engagement with businesses in both Downtown and Nutana; and Examining the short and long-term development for the future of route options to identify biggest area of growth for transit users. In winter 2018-2019, a further detailed report will go to City Council and a final decision on BRT routing and protected bike lanes is expected...

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