“For some people the pandemic was harder, for others it was easier. But we experienced this event together. It’s about connection, understanding and common humanity.”
“Having good mental health doesn't mean we are happy all the time. Having good mental health means we can navigate the ups and downs of life.”
As we look ahead to the spring, we may wondering what now. We’re still in the middle of a pandemic, the days feel long, the nights are dark, and our activities are restricted in so many ways.
Luckily, there are many options on weekdays and weekends for people of all ages and on all budgets to pursue their interests, stay connected and break the monotony of winter.
Alberta winters can be long, cold and snowy. Strathcona County has many new and adapted programs for both indoor and outdoor play that can keep you active and chase away those winter blues.
The response to the innovative online storytimes has been so positive that they may remain a permanent programming option for the library, once life returns to normal.
With COVID-19 restrictions in place and many people working remotely, the first snow route clearing of the season had to bee coordinated differently.
Youth wellness kits are packed with activities, games, puzzles, questions and resources to help youth learn about and build their own mental health. Check one out!
Thousands of Strathcona County staff continue to work ceaselessly throughout the pandemic to keep our community safe and services functioning as effectively and safely as possible.
A couple of weeks before school started, youth had the opportunity to attend an in-person event meeting health and provincial COVID-19 guidelines. Youth shared their talents in art and music, and had safe gathering space to reconnect with each other.