News Room

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

Media inquiries may be directed to Strathcona County Communications: 780-410-6595 or email

Emergency Services:
For media interview requests, please email and provide reporter contact information and timelines. Resident inquiries, please email

Posted March 13, 2019

Agricultural facility and site planning moves ahead

An early-stage concept design of the multi-purpose agricultural facility and its site was shared on Tuesday, March 12 at Strathcona County Priorities Committee. The design draft includes basic elements which will be further developed during schematic design.

Posted March 13, 2019

Traffic safety review initiated for Heritage Hills

Strathcona County has initiated a Community Traffic Safety Review for Heritage Hills to address vehicle speed and pedestrian safety in the neighbourhood. Residents are invited to provide feedback on traffic and safety concerns at a workshop on March 21.

Posted March 13, 2019

Gallery@501 presents I Like to Believe I am Telling the Truth exhibit

The Gallery@501 is pleased to present I Like to Believe I am Telling the Truth, by Chris Saruk Reid. The exhibit opens on March 15 and is on display until April 28, 2019.

Posted March 12, 2019

2019-2022 Corporate Business Plan connects the dots

Strathcona County presented its 2019-2022 Corporate Business Plan at today’s Priorities Committee Meeting. The plan sets direction for the county over four years, demonstrating the linkages between programs and initiatives, and long-term strategic goals and results.  

Posted March 1, 2019

New Centre in the Park Parkade to open March 4

A new and second underground parkade in Centre in the Park will open to the public on Monday, March 4 — the Centre in the Park Parkade, located at 45 Festival Way in Sherwood Park.  

Posted February 28, 2019

Township Road 550 upgrades

Residents are invited to learn more about Township Road 550 intersection and road upgrades between Range Road 220 North to Highway 830.

Posted February 27, 2019

Council approves transit direction for next 10 years

Strathcona County Council approved a Transit Master Plan that provides direction on the planning and delivery of County transit service over the next 10 years. 

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.