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This page contains latest media and information releases, in date order.

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Posted February 12, 2019

Council Chambers re-opens

The Strathcona County Council Chambers re-opened today after being closed for just over three months for restoration as a result of the November 6, 2018 parkade explosions at the Community Centre. 

Posted February 12, 2019

Family Day fun to support Everybody gets to play

This Family Day, February 18, residents are encouraged to visit Strathcona County recreation facilities where 100 per cent of admission fees are donated to support the County’s Everybody gets to playTM program. 

Posted February 11, 2019

Residents invited to share feedback about waste collection services

Strathcona County is inviting residents to provide input on recent changes to waste sorting through an online survey.

Posted February 11, 2019

Reminder: dog licence deadline is March 31

Dog owners across Strathcona County are reminded to register/renew their dog licence by March 31, 2019.

Posted February 10, 2019

Strathcona County receives Special Olympics torch

Today in Calgary, Strathcona County was officially passed the Special Olympics Alberta torch, in recognition as the host community for the 2021 Special Olympics Alberta Summer Games.

Posted February 8, 2019

Residential snow removal begins Monday, February 11

County crews will start removing snow on residential streets starting at 7 a.m. on Monday, February 11, 2019. Vehicles must be removed from the street during scheduled snow clearing in the neighbourhood.

Posted February 6, 2019

County invests over $800,000 towards community social well-being with 14 local non-profits

As part of its partnered approach to implement Strathcona County’s Social Framework, Council voted to invest a total of $802,908 in 14 local social non-profit sector organizations.

Posted February 3, 2019

Snow route parking ban declared for Tuesday

A snow route parking ban will go into effect on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 7 a.m. on all collector roads in Sherwood Park.

Posted February 1, 2019

2019 Pride of Strathcona Awards - Nominate by March 18

In recognition of outstanding contributions and achievements, citizens are invited to nominate an individual or group for a 2019 Pride of Strathcona Award. 

Posted February 1, 2019

Strathcona County partners with local school board to provide more gymnasium time for community use

On January 22, 2019, Strathcona County Council approved $2.8 million in funding towards an innovative partnership with Elk Island Catholic School Division that will result in approximately 1,000 additional hours of community access through a local school’s gymnasium expansion.