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Archive: October

Posted October 27, 2017

County hosts Alberta’s first emergency training academy

As part of its emergency preparedness planning, Strathcona County is hosting Alberta’s first Incident Management Team Academy.

Posted October 26, 2017

Strathcona County wins international communications awards

Strathcona County received three international Marcom awards, as well as an honourable mention, for several communication campaigns.

Posted October 23, 2017

Citizens invited to complete strategic directions survey

Strathcona County is seeking citizen input on which of the 12 strategic goals to focus next, as it prepares to develop the County’s next four-year business plan (2019 – 2022). 

Posted October 20, 2017

Election results declared official

The results of the Strathcona County 2017 General Municipal Election have been declared official as of Friday, October 20 at 12 noon.

Posted October 19, 2017

Have a spook-tacular Halloween!

Lots of fun and safe activities for all ages at Halloween time!

Posted October 16, 2017

Strathcona County Election 2017 - Unofficial results

Here are the unofficial results for today’s Strathcona County 2017 General Municipal Election. All results are considered unofficial until 12 noon on Friday, October 20.

Posted October 6, 2017

Emergency notification test: October 11

As part of its commitment to emergency communication, Strathcona County will issue a test alert (SC Alerts) to over 10,000 subscribers during Fire Prevention Week on October 11, 2017. 

Posted October 4, 2017

Strathcona County welcomes new fire chief

Strathcona County welcomes Dan Lemieux as the new Director of Emergency Services and Fire Chief, effective October 2, 2017, following a successful recruitment process.