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Archive: September

Posted September 25, 2018

The Slab continuing with a new partnership

The Slab, a youth-specific gathering space, will continue to be offered this fall - thanks to a new partnership between Strathcona County and the Boys and Girls Club of Strathcona County.

Posted September 24, 2018

Strathcona County director appointed president of Economic Developers Association of Canada

Strathcona County director of Economic Development and Tourism Gerald Gabinet was recently appointed as president of Canada’s national organization of economic development professionals.

Posted September 21, 2018

Statement from Strathcona County Emergency Services

Statement from Strathcona County Emergency Services

Posted September 13, 2018

County sharing access to recreation opportunities

In the spirit of collaboration with its Fort Saskatchewan neighbour, Strathcona County is now accepting Fort Saskatchewan Multi-Facility Pass memberships at County recreation facilities, until December 31, 2018.

Posted September 12, 2018

Strathcona County, Fort Saskatchewan councils support negotiated annexation, explore alliance

Strathcona County and the City of Fort Saskatchewan councils approved an agreement at their September 11 council meetings, supporting a negotiated annexation, and exploration of a more formal alliance. Fort Saskatchewan will next submit a Notice of Intent to Annex with the Municipal Government Board.

Posted September 4, 2018

Strathcona County Regional Trail grand opening

Residents are invited to participate in the grand opening celebration of the new Strathcona County Regional Trail at 10:30 a.m. on September 8, 2018.