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Archive: June

Posted June 30, 2015

SC Alert system-wide test scheduled for all subscribers

A test alert will be sent to all Strathcona County Alert (SC Alert) system subscribers on July 8 as part of the final testing of the emergency notification system fixes.

Posted June 24, 2015

Take a bite out of summer at Savour Strathcona County

Savour Strathcona County will be back this summer to delight arts and culinary enthusiasts.

Posted June 23, 2015

O Canada! Join the celebration on July 1

Experience the region’s best and biggest Canada Day festival on July 1 at Broadmoor Lake Park.

Posted June 16, 2015

SC Alert system temporarily unavailable

Due to unexpected technical issues, the Strathcona County Alert (SC Alert) system is currently unavailable. Strathcona County is working with the vendor to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

Posted June 15, 2015

Fire ban lifted for Strathcona County

The County-wide fire ban has been lifted, effective immediately (June 15, 2015), due to cooler temperatures, precipitation and resources available in Strathcona County.

Posted June 15, 2015

Residents invited to share at Municipal Development Plan workshops

Strathcona County residents are invited to participate in discussions on the future of their community. Attend an upcoming Municipal Development Plan workshop.

Posted June 5, 2015

Watch firefighters compete in the toughest two minutes in sports!

Watch firefighters compete at the Scott FireFit Challenge on June 13 and 14: the toughest two minutes in sports!

Posted June 3, 2015

Ardrossan Air Quality Monitoring Station Unveiled

Strathcona Industrial Association (SIA) and Strathcona County celebrate collaborative partnership. Ardrossan Air Quality Monitoring Station unveiled.

Posted June 2, 2015

Awarded contracts now online

Strathcona County is pleased to announce its new Notice of Awarded Contracts (NAC) program as part of an ongoing commitment to open and transparent procurement practices.