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Archive: March

Posted March 31, 2015

Strathcona County wins big at the Sport Tourism, PRESTIGE Awards!

The 2014 Canada 55+ Games hosted by Strathcona County were awarded the Canadian Sport Event of the Year (with a budget less than $1 million) by the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance.

Posted March 23, 2015

County connected on Family Day

Many County residents unplugged from technology this past Family Day to connect with people through various fun activities.

Posted March 17, 2015

New Concert and Special Events Bylaw regulates large-scale events

New Concert and Special Events Bylaw regulates large-scale events.

Posted March 13, 2015

Glen Allan Recreation Complex modernization begins in April

Glen Allan Recreation Complex modernization begins in April, with an estimated completion date of late 2016.

Posted March 13, 2015

It's thank-a-bus driver day!

Thank your bus driver! On March 18, join in thanking over 100 Strathcona County Transit bus drivers as part of the International Transit Driver Appreciation Day.

Posted March 11, 2015

Beware of thin ice

Residents urged to stay off ponds and lakes. Due to warmer weather, all outdoor rinks, including rinks on stormwater ponds, are now closed for the season.

Posted March 11, 2015

Transit seeking input on fares

Transit is reviewing its fares as part of its continuing effort to deliver an affordable, attractive, consistent and convenient fare system that encourages transit use. Attend open house April 8.

Posted March 10, 2015

Preparing for spring melt

With the sudden increase in temperatures and double digits expected this weekend, Strathcona County is working to manage drainage and flooding issues.

Posted March 3, 2015

Transit Service Controller takes control of the afternoon commute

Beginning March 9, Transit customers will benefit from a new service controller position that will help improve local connections.