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Archive: November

Posted November 25, 2015

Weather warnings to be removed from SC Alerts

Effective December 1, 2015, the Strathcona County Alert (SC Alerts) system will no longer issue weather warnings, unless there is an immediate threat to life safety.

Posted November 23, 2015

County to host the nation's top wrestlers for the Canadian Wrestling Team Trials

The best wrestlers in Canada will be competing at Millennium Place from December 4 to 6, 2015 to claim their spot on Team Canada.

Posted November 20, 2015

Strathcona County Transit celebrates 20 years of Stuff-A-Bus

Residents are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to their local Save-On-Foods Saturday, November 28, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Posted November 20, 2015

2016 Budget recommendations presented November 20

Preliminary numbers indicate the proposed municipal tax dollar increase will be 0.7 per cent.

Posted November 19, 2015

Further input invited as Imagine Colchester nears final phase

Strathcona County will present a draft recommended community design concept and draft policy directions for the Colchester area on November 26 at a public open house.

Posted November 18, 2015

Residents asked to beware of thin ice

As a result of the colder temperatures, a layer of ice has formed on some stormwater ponds and natural bodies of water. Everyone is urged to stay off the ice.

Posted November 12, 2015

Kick off the holidays in the County with Celebration of Lights

The Community Centre will be transformed into a Celebration of Lights on Saturday, November 21, 2015. 

Posted November 10, 2015

Strathcona County to analyze Fort Saskatchewan growth study

Strathcona County to analyze growth study following formal acceptance by Fort Saskatchewan.

Posted November 6, 2015

Strathcona County strikes gold with international awards

Strathcona County strikes gold with international MarCom awards for public communications campaigns.

Posted November 2, 2015

Gallery@501 presents “Lake, Land and Sky” inspired by Strathcona County’s Cooking Lake

The Gallery@501 is pleased to present “Lake, Land and Sky” by local artist Annette Sicotte from November 6 to December 20.