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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Cadets - Tuesdays 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cadets - youth from 12-18 years old.

Adult Volunteers needed also.

Tuesdays 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM until 16 December 2014 and starting again 6 January 2015 until 26 May 2015.

100% FREE. Local, regional, and national activities offered.

Location: Green Dome, next to 41 McDougal Road, Fort Smith

Article by Sharon Irwin on Wood Buffalo's Whooping Crane Aerial Survey

Wood Buffalo’s Whooping Crane Aerial Survey
by Sharon Irwin, Resource Management Officer, Wood Buffalo National Park

We are Looking for Unexpected and Unforgettable Photos of Fort Smith and Area

If you or somebody you know has any awe-inspiring photos you would like to share for the revamping of promotions for Fort Smith send them to townoffortsmith@fortsmith.ca. The town is looking for photos that make Fort Smith unique and why you call it home. All photos will be kept in a photo bank with the Town. The deadline is December 15, 2014. See attached poster for additional details.



Please be advised that as of Tuesday, November 4 the Landfill Site will be switching to winter hours and will close at 5:00pm.

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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
Copyright 2012 Town of Fort Smith. All rights reserved.