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Archive: August

Posted August 25, 2017

Community invited to help encourage voters to get out and vote

The right to vote is a fundamental democratic right that is protected by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Posted August 24, 2017

County wins award for innovative neighbourhood traffic safety initiative

Strathcona County’s neighbourhood traffic safety campaign was selected as a winner in the Most Innovative Public Education Campaign, presented by the Vision Zero Advocate Institute. The Vision Zero Advocate Institute is committed to eliminating serious traffic injuries and fatalities.

Posted August 22, 2017

Helping students get back to school safely

As summer winds down, Strathcona County is gearing up to help support students returning to school on August 30, 2017.

Posted August 21, 2017

Join in the Great Trail Celebration from coast to coast

Join Strathcona County, and communities across Canada, as we celebrate the Great Trail that will be connected from coast to coast to coast. The Trans Canada Trail, with support from Canadian Heritage, has a goal to connect the Great Trail throughout Canada for a grand celebration.

Posted August 16, 2017

Strathcona County recognizes outstanding contributions and achievements in sport

Residents are invited to attend the celebration of five additions to the Sports Wall of Recognition on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Millennium Place. 

Posted August 2, 2017

Traffic signals replacing nighttime flash

Strathcona County will be removing two-way flashing signal operations between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. at over 60 intersections. The work will be completed by the end of August 2017.