Welcome to the official site for the Town of Fort Smith, NT sticky icon

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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Weekend Fire Update

Our local Fire Danger Rating is EXTREME!

There is no fire ban for Fort Smith.

No burn permits will be issued by the Town of Fort Smith. If you MUST have a fire it should be in a Pit only.

No fires are threating Fort Smith. Sandy Lake fire in WBNP.

To date we have had four grass fires in town, all caused by people.

One resulted in a major loss of property. Please be vigilant!

Use extreme caution and NEVER leave a fire unattended!

With current temperature trend there should be no need for cooking or warming fires during the day.


No Burn Permits Issued Until Further Notice

Please be advised that the Town of Fort Smith will not be issuing burning permits until further notice due to extreme dry weather. Thank you for your patience.

Youth Soccer June 8 - July 29, 2015

Please see attached poster for details.

Public Notices

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Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada Weather Forecast

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
Copyright 2015 Town of Fort Smith. All rights reserved.