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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.


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Archive: June

Posted June 27, 2013

Strathcona County Council approves flood relief

Strathcona County Council voted on June 25 to provide assistance to the Town of High River to help the community rebuild following devastating floods.

Posted June 26, 2013

Savour Strathcona County

You are invited to ‘Savour Strathcona County’, a tasty summer event where chefs from local, independent restaurants will prepare culinary dishes made with fresh, locally-grown ingredients.

Posted June 24, 2013

Be part of the local festivities on Canada Day!

Come out and celebrate Canada’s 146th birthday in Sherwood Park on July 1 at Broadmoor Lake Park.

Posted June 21, 2013

Strathcona County providing flood response assistance

A team of Strathcona County emergency responders are now aiding Calgary and High River with their flood response efforts.

Posted June 20, 2013

Information release: Surface Tension exhibit

The Strathcona County Art Gallery@501 announces their newest exhibit, 'Surface Tension' by Sean Caulfield and Royden Mills. The exhibit will be on display from June 21 to August 11.

Posted June 14, 2013

Emergency preparedness message goes Hollywood

Audiences taking in summer blockbuster hits at the Sherwood Park Galaxy Movie Theatre will have a chance to view Strathcona County’s newest movie stars on the big screen.

Posted June 12, 2013

Information release: Art in the Plaza... Saturday afternoons... all summer long

In its second year running, Art in the Plaza will again offer an enjoyable way to spend a Saturday afternoon in the summer.

Posted June 11, 2013

Information release: Now hiring election workers

Strathcona County is accepting applications for election workers for the 2013 municipal and school trustee elections, being held on Monday, October 21. 

Posted June 5, 2013

Information release: Spring Cleaning at Strathcona County

Strathcona County volunteers have something to be proud of this Environment Week.

Posted June 3, 2013

Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline

Strathcona County has submitted their Final Written Argument of support as an Intervenor for the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline project.

Posted June 3, 2013

Strathcona County proud of role in developing resolution

Canadian municipalities rally for nation-wide energy value.