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Archive: June

Posted June 30, 2016

County's recreation efforts capture international awards

An international panel of judges awarded Strathcona County’s Recreation, Parks and Culture with three Hermes Creative Awards for its work in the marketing and communications industry.

Posted June 28, 2016

County payment due dates remain the same in the event of any postal interruption

In the event of a Canada Post mail service interruption, the County will optimize the use of the website, online services, email and fax in lieu of mail to businesses and households.

Payments to the County are still due on the specified dates. Methods of payment include online, telephone, drop off and in-person. 

Posted June 23, 2016

Dig a little deeper into gardens, hens, bees, pets and more

Posted June 23, 2016

Take a bite out of summer at Savour Strathcona County

Savour Strathcona County will once again fill a summer evening with delicious aromas, intriguing art, and gentle melodies. 

Posted June 21, 2016

Celebrate Canada Day at Broadmoor Lake Park

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

Posted June 16, 2016

Funding available to residents hosting community events

Residents hosting neighbourhood gatherings/projects, that promote social activity and strengthen community connections, may be eligible for grant funding ranging from $500 - $1,500.

Posted June 15, 2016

Buzz around the County and win!

As part of Strathcona County’s specialized municipality 20 anniversary celebrations, residents are invited to photograph the County’s historic locations for a chance to win prizes. 

Posted June 14, 2016

Strathcona County earns Open Data Value Award

Strathcona County took home the Open Data Value Award at the Canadian Open Data Summit 2016 held in Saint John, New Brunswick in April.