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Pembina invests in initiatives supporting the Social Framework’s approach to addressing community needs

June 12, 2017

Pembina invests in initiatives supporting the Social Framework’s approach to addressing community needs

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday at Broadmoor Lake Park!

June 12, 2017

Strathcona County’s favourite family festival will be better than ever before with new activities for Canada 150 and an even bigger fireworks show at Broadmoor Lake Park. 

Now hiring election workers

June 7, 2017

Strathcona County is now accepting applications for election workers for the municipal and school trustee elections, being held on Monday, October 16, 2017. 

A new spray park on the horizon for Ardrossan

June 7, 2017

Strathcona County residents are invited to provide feedback on the design of a new Ardrossan Park and Spray Park through an open house and online questionnaire.

A bold, new social direction is here. Are you in?

June 2, 2017

Residents are invited to learn more about the newly approved Social Framework by participating in the Unity Project, a living art installation that showcases connections in our community. The Social Framework was founded on the feedback of nearly 8,000 people in Strathcona County who participated in the Community Talk initiative.

Chicken pilot program review completed

May 31, 2017

Strathcona County recently completed a review of local impacts of an urban chicken pilot program and determined it is not suitable for the needs of the specialized municipality.

Strathcona County receives CAMA Professional Development Award

May 31, 2017

Strathcona County was honoured today by the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA) with a 2017 Professional Development Award in the 20,001 to 100,000 population category. The award recognizes the county’s priority-based budgeting (PBB) approach to business planning and budgeting. It was presented to county representatives at the CAMA conference in Gatineau, Quebec. 

Celebrating thousands of seniors who call Strathcona County home

May 30, 2017

Strathcona County is honoured to recognize the positive impact of nearly 12,000 residents over the age of 65 through a Seniors’ Celebration, while also focusing on health and connections, including information on elder abuse awareness and education. 

2017 municipal election candidate information session

May 29, 2017

In a new offering for the 2017 municipal election, Strathcona County will be hosting an information session for citizens interested in running as a candidate for municipal office.

Spring 2017 Public Survey

May 26, 2017

Citizens are invited to complete an online survey to provide feedback on some of the County’s services.

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