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Archive: April

Posted April 26, 2016

#Realtalk about the impact of social media on youth

Parents, guardians and educators are invited to attend a "real" talk about the pros and cons of teen social media use on May 5, 2016, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Community Centre’s Council Chambers (2001 Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park). 

Posted April 25, 2016

Pitch-In this spring!

Strathcona County residents are invited to help make Strathcona County shine by taking part in Pitch-In from May 2 to 31. 

Posted April 23, 2016

Enviroservice Station officially opens in Strathcona County

The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, joined today with Estefania Cortes-Vargas, MLA for Strathcona-Sherwood Park, and her Worship Roxanne Carr, Mayor of Strathcona County, to officially open the Broadview Enviroservice Station.


Posted April 19, 2016

Fire ban announced for Strathcona County

A full fire ban has been declared for all of Strathcona County, effective 12 noon today (April 19, 2016). The ban applies to all rural areas, hamlets and Sherwood Park.

Posted April 19, 2016

Annual financial reporting earns national recognition

Strathcona County has earned a Canadian Award for Financial Reporting Achievement for its 2014 annual financial report.


Posted April 12, 2016

County gets ready to host international curling championships

Strathcona County, in partnership with the Sherwood Park Curling Club, is proud to host its first ever Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Champions Cup at the Sherwood Park Arena and Sports Centre on April 26 to May 1, 2016.

Posted April 4, 2016

Resident input sought on draft Mature Neighbourhood Overlay

The Mature Neighbourhood Strategy Citizens’ Task Force has completed the draft Mature Neighbourhood Overlay. Residents are encouraged to attend one of two open houses on April 27 and 28 where the draft will be presented.