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Mayor’s office: 780-464-8000
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Media releases prior to June 2013 can be found on the media release archive page.

County reports on economic trends heading into 2017

January 18, 2017

While global growth is expected to remain sluggish, Strathcona County sees some positive indicators of growth.

Strathcona County’s latest public art unveiled with free skating and family activities

January 16, 2017

Strathcona County’s latest public art, “Limenitis Wall” by artists Jason Johnson and Guy Gardner, will be unveiled at the Emerald Hills Sports Pavilion (4501 Emerald Drive, Sherwood Park) on Sunday, January 22, 2017. To celebrate, there will be free outdoor skating, hot chocolate, hayrides, and crafts from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Residents invited to have their final say on Municipal Development Plan update

January 6, 2017

Residents are invited to provide input on the County’s draft plan that will guide growth and development for the next 20 years.

Celebrate World Snow Day at the Wilderness Centre

January 5, 2017


Embrace winter at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre, Alberta’s newest Biosphere, on Sunday, January 15. 

Gallery@501 kicks off Canada’s 150 celebration

January 3, 2017

What does it mean to be Canadian? To celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial year (150th anniversary of confederation), the Gallery@501 is presenting a series of exhibits that explore what exactly it means to be Canadian. 

Strathcona County earns second national award for annual financial reporting

December 22, 2016

For the second consecutive year, Strathcona County has earned a Canadian Award for Financial Reporting Achievement for its 2015 annual financial report.

Cause “undetermined” for structure fire in Sherwood Park

December 21, 2016

Strathcona County fire investigators have ruled the cause of the structure fire on December 17 at 14 Sioux Road, Sherwood Park as undetermined and not suspicious.

Ring in 2017 with a magical evening of wizardry fun!

December 15, 2016

Residents are invited to experience a free evening of magical fun at this year’s New Year’s Eve festival on Saturday, December 31 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Proposed propane processing facilities one step closer to reality

December 5, 2016

Two regional companies were today announced as the first recipients of a provincial petrochemical diversification funding program. The $500 million awarded through royalty credits will support two planned processing facilities in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland.

2016 Public Survey

December 5, 2016

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

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