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Please be advised that Highway 5 may be closed intermittently due to smoke. Please call 1800-661-0750 for updates on road conditions.

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Nestled in the boreal forest along the banks of the mighty Slave River, Fort Smith is a friendly, multicultural community with a population of 2,500. We are the education capital of the NWT, and the gateway to Wood Buffalo National Park, the largest national park in Canada and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our site is full of information for residents, visitors, newcomers, and businesses. Come on in.

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Public Notice - Road Closure

The completion of repairs to the water and sewer mains on Conibear Cresent will begin July 17 to August 29, 2014. During this time, the intersection of Conibear Crescent and McDougal Road will be closed to traffic. There will be a detour in place from Mills Street to Woodbison Avenue to Camsell Street. Conibear Crescent will remain closed.

Thank you for your cooperation and sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Keith Morrison

Director of Municipal Services


Health Effects of Smoke Exposure due to Forest Fires

There is a risk on increased smoke in the community over the weekend.  Please read the attached information regarding the possible health effects of exposure to smoke from forest fires.

Elders in Motion at the Recreation and Community Centre

Every Tuesday at 1:30pm at the Recreation Centre we will host a FREE Elder’s fitness class.  Come out and give it a try.  If you need assistance with transportation please contact the Recreation Centre at 872-4732.

Friends of the Wild Whoopers - Article about Ronnie Schaefer

Friends of the Wild Whoopers (FOTWW) http://friendsofthewildwhoopers.org/ have recently written a story about resident of Fort Smith - Ronnie Schaefer. Please click on the following link to see the article about Ronnie:


Public Notices

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Town of Fort Smith, 174 McDougal Road, PO Box 147
Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, X0E 0P0, CANADA
Phone: (867) 872-8400, Fax: (867) 872-8401
Email: Town of Fort Smith
Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30AM - 12:00PM, 1:00-5:00PM
Closed weekends and statutory holidays
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