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Schools for Arbor Creek area are officially off the agenda

Saskatoon’s public and Catholic school boards both passed resolutions this week to officially remove the pursuit of elementary schools for the Arbor Creekarea from their agendas. The respective moves practically end all speculation as to whether or not schools in the area would ever be a priority.


The writing has been on the wall since 2007 when both school boards shifted their future focus from Arbor Creek to the quickly developing neighbourhood to the northeast, Willowgrove, which will ultimately be a more densely developed area with a higher population of elementary school aged children.


In October, Dundee Realty Corp., developer of Arbor Creek and owner of the 8-acres of land set aside for schools began the process of rezoning the landfor residential use. According to a story in today’s Star Phoenix, “A letter to the Catholic school board says Dundee's plan is to develop 45 single-family lots. The two sites under redevelopment are separated by Arbor Creek Park off Horlick Crescent and Wright Crescent.”


Most children living in Arbor Creek attend school in nearby Erindale.


Read more from the Star Phoenix here. Learn more about the Arbor Creek area here. View homes for sale in Arbor Creek here.


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Norm Fisher, Author of the TeamFisher Saskatoon Real Estate Blog

About Norm

Licensed in 1993, Norm brings a wealth of experience to TeamFisher. He has worked in every imaginable capacity including sales agent, office manager, team leader, broker and now, broker/owner. Norm has written a weekly review of the Saskatoon real estate market for more than 650 consecutive weeks which may make him the most consistent industry blogger in the world.Less...

Licensed in 1993, Norm brings a wealth of experience to TeamFisher. He has worked in every imaginable capacity including sales agent, office manager, team leader, broker and now, broker/owner. Norm has written a weekly review of the Saskatoon real estate market for more than 650 consecutive weeks which may make him the most consistent industry blogger in the world.

Norm is known for his passion for technology and can most often be found exploring and experimenting with the next big thing in real estate marketing. He was the first Saskatoon real estate agent to promote a home online and has been an early adopter of new technologies ever since. “Everything about this business has changed over the past 20 years, and it will happen again in the next ten. An open mind and a curious attitude are all that’s needed to continue to find new ways to serve our clients by delivering a faster, smoother, worry-free transaction,” says Norm.

In his spare time, Norm enjoys Crossfit and cycling, some years accumulating over 2,000 kilometres on the road. He’s a strong supporter of the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation and enjoys raising funds by joining fun, fitness-related initiatives like the Grouse Grind for Shelter. In 2015, he trekked the Peruvian Andes to Machu Picchu. In 2017 he walked the southern highlands of Iceland across mountains, sand, snow, ice, lava fields and forest for seven days. Collectively those initiatives raised over a million dollars for Canadian women's shelters.
 

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