News Room

This page contains latest media and information releases, in date order.
Note: Media releases prior to June 2013 can be found on the media release archive page.

 

Media inquiries may be directed to Strathcona County Communications: 780-410-6595 or email info@strathcona.ca

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Posted June 22, 2018

Celebrate Canada’s birthday at Broadmoor Lake Park

Everyone is welcome to join the festivities at Broadmoor Lake Park as we celebrate Canada’s birthday. Canada Day is Strathcona County’s biggest festival, with indoor and outdoor activities for all ages.

Posted June 19, 2018

Sherwood Park ranks #5 in Canada for friendliest communities

Expedia.ca has selected Sherwood Park, Alberta as one of the top most helpful, dutiful, and welcoming experiences across the country for tourists.

Posted June 18, 2018

Mobility Bus fares decreasing

As part of its commitment to building communities to support the diverse needs of its residents, Strathcona County is reducing its Mobility Bus transit fares, as of July 1, 2018. 

Posted June 8, 2018

Cross Country Alberta awards Outstanding Ski Area Operations award to Strathcona Wilderness Centre

On June 9 at Cross Country Alberta’s Annual General Meeting in Edmonton, Strathcona Wilderness Centre will be presented with the 2017 to 2018 Outstanding Ski Area Operations of the Year award.

Posted June 8, 2018

Municipal Development Plan receives prestigious national award of planning merit

Posted June 7, 2018

Gallery@501 exhibit features youth photography

The Gallery@501 and the Strathcona Wilderness Centre are pleased to present exhibit Inspired by Nature @ Summer Camp by youth photographers.

Posted June 7, 2018

Residents invited to share their vision for County’s urban centre

Residents are invited to share what they love about the Centre in the Park area, and what their vision is for the future of this urban centre.

Posted June 6, 2018

Strathcona County’s latest public art installation celebrated with free activities!

Residents are invited to celebrate Strathcona County’s latest public art installation “Standing Guard” by artist Cedar Mueller, on June 10. Guests will be treated with an afternoon of free family fun at the RCMP and Enforcement Services station (911 Bison Way, Sherwood Park).

Posted May 31, 2018

Strathcona County promotes inclusion as part of Pride Week activities

Strathcona County, in partnership with altView Foundation and the Strathcona County Youth Council, is gearing up to celebrate Pride Week (June 8 to 15) as part of its on-going commitment to foster a sense of belonging for all community members.

Posted May 30, 2018

Fire ban lifted for Strathcona County

The County-wide fire ban has been lifted, effective immediately, due to cooler temperatures, precipitation and resources available in Strathcona County.