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

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Posted September 11, 2019

Open house on south Strathcona County transportation study

Strathcona County is conducting a functional planning study in its southwest area. The study will determine what upgrades will be required over the next 30 years to support future traffic volumes.  

Posted September 4, 2019

Strathcona County proud to host inaugural Social Summit

Strathcona County is inviting community leaders, innovators and change agents from across Alberta to attend its first Social Summit, themed From Isolation to Connection, where participants will explore how to inspire a community-authored approach for building connections and overall feelings of inclusion.



Posted August 27, 2019

Gallery@501 presents I AM MY FATHER, Reflections on killing the Indian in the child, by Adrian Stimson

The Gallery@501 is pleased to present I AM MY FATHER, Reflections on killing the Indian in the child, by Adrian Stimson. The exhibit opens on September 6 and is on display until October 20, 2019.

Posted August 22, 2019

Back to school: supporting families and students in Strathcona County

Strathcona County is joining parents, caregivers, teachers, and school staff across the County to help support students returning to school on September 3, 2019.

Posted August 21, 2019

Residents lead over 130 community connection initiatives

In 2019, Strathcona County awarded a total of 133 grants to residents leading initiatives that promote a supported, safe and connected community. These grants were awarded through two streams, Community Change Grants and Community Connection Grants, and are guided by the Social Framework’s outcomes of affordability, access to programs and services, safety and connectedness and inclusion.

Posted August 13, 2019

FREE farm vehicle inspections at Farm Safety Day

Farmers in Strathcona and Lamont County are invited to take part in a free, farm vehicle safety check at the Farm Safety Day on Friday, August 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., outside of the Moyer Recreation Centre in Josephburg (#4-54569 Range Road 215).

Posted July 31, 2019

Statement from Strathcona County Deputy Mayor Paul Smith:

“Strathcona County Council wishes to advise that Rob Coon is no longer with the organization. Council thanks Mr. Coon for his years of service and wishes him well in his future endeavours.” 

Posted July 11, 2019

South Cooking Lake community input wanted on residential water fill station opportunity

Strathcona County is looking for input from South Cooking Lake and area residents on the benefits of a residential water fill station for the hamlet and surrounding community.

Posted July 10, 2019

Glen Allan road construction and traffic calming improvements underway this summer

Starting this week, residents can expect delays and detours as road improvements, sidewalk repairs and the implementation of traffic calming features will be underway in Glen Allan.

Posted June 21, 2019

Celebrate Canada Day in the heart of Strathcona County

Celebrate Canada’s birthday at Strathcona County’s biggest annual festival. Canada Day in Broadmoor Lake Park (Oak Street, Sherwood Park) features indoor and outdoor activities for all ages and live entertainment.