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Media releases prior to June 2013 can be found on the media release archive page.

Helping students get back to school safely

August 22, 2017

As summer winds down, Strathcona County is gearing up to help support students returning to school on August 30, 2017.

Join in the Great Trail Celebration from coast to coast

August 21, 2017

Join Strathcona County, and communities across Canada, as we celebrate the Great Trail that will be connected from coast to coast to coast. The Trans Canada Trail, with support from Canadian Heritage, has a goal to connect the Great Trail throughout Canada for a grand celebration.

Strathcona County recognizes outstanding contributions and achievements in sport

August 16, 2017

Residents are invited to attend the celebration of five additions to the Sports Wall of Recognition on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Millennium Place. 

Traffic signals replacing nighttime flash

August 2, 2017

Strathcona County will be removing two-way flashing signal operations between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. at over 60 intersections. The work will be completed by the end of August 2017.

Statement from Strathcona County on employee charges

July 27, 2017

Strathcona County has not received any information from ALERT or any other source to suggest any offences took place against children who attended the camps.

Celebrate Canada 150 with daily cultural activities in the Chautauqua Tent, August 5 to 20

July 25, 2017

Strathcona County and the Festival Place Cultural Arts Foundation are pleased to present the Chautauqua Tent, a two-week cultural experience celebrating Canada 150.

Neighbours make community connections

July 24, 2017

A Strathcona County initiative to encourage residents to come together is seeing great success, with more neighbours than ever ready to hold events that help them get to know each other, enhancing community connectedness.

Text with 9-1-1 service now available in Strathcona County

July 24, 2017

Effective August 1, 2017, Text with 9-1-1 service is available in Strathcona County. This service enables the deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired (DHHSI) communities to communicate with Strathcona County Regional Emergency Communications Centre (ECC) by text.

Report gaps in rural internet service

July 19, 2017

Residents of rural Strathcona County with unsatisfactory or unavailable internet access are encouraged to report gaps in service.

Apply to vote by Special Ballot

July 18, 2017

Voters who are physically unable to go to a voting station, or who will be away from Strathcona County on Election Day, may vote by Special Ballot.

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