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Note: Media releases prior to June 2013 can be found on the media release archive page.


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Archive: March

Posted March 18, 2014

2014 Canada 55+ Games major sponsors announced

The 2014 Canada 55+ Games Committee is thrilled to announce the addition of three major sponsors for the 2014 Canada 55+ Games being hosted in Strathcona County from August 27-30, 2014.

Posted March 14, 2014

Gallery@501 presents Duality in a Diaphanous Landscape

Gallery@501 presents: Duality in a Diaphanous Landscape by local glass artist Manola Borrajo-Giner and Ontario based artist Susan Rankin.

Posted March 12, 2014

Beware of thin ice

Beware of thin ice. Residents urged to stay off ponds and lakes.

Posted March 11, 2014

Council receives report on inventory of historic sites

Council receives a final report on inventory of historic sites.

Posted March 11, 2014

Residents invited to comment on Bremner development concepts

Residents invited to comment on Bremner development concepts at upcoming public open house.

Posted March 6, 2014

High Five Awards –nominations now open

High Five Awards –nominations now open. Youth across the County are invited to give a ‘High Five’ to an adult who has made a positive difference in their lives.

Posted March 4, 2014

County triples the amount of unplugged hours!

Nearly 4,500 County residents reported 18,848 hours of ‘unplugged’ time this past Family Day on February 17. This is nearly triple the amount of unplugged hours from last year.