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Archive: November

Posted November 29, 2018

Residents are asked to stay safe: keep off the ice

Ice safety is everyone’s responsibility. Please remind your family and friends to obey all posted signs, play safe and keep off the ice.

Posted November 28, 2018

Community Centre restoration costs estimated at $14M

Strathcona County Council has approved $14 million in unbudgeted expenditures to restore the Community Centre complex, as a result of the November 6 incident. 

Posted November 15, 2018

CP Holiday Train rolls into Josephburg

On Monday, December 10, the CP Holiday Train will pull into Josephburg, stopping at the Moyer Recreation Centre to raise money and food for local food banks. Decorated for the holidays with thousands of Christmas lights, the festive train is expected to arrive at 5 p.m.


Posted November 13, 2018

The holiday season begins at the Festival Place Celebration of Lights!

On Saturday, November 17, enjoy the Celebration of Lights winter wonderland festivities at Festival Place. Help kickoff Strathcona County’s holiday season with FREE fun family activities.

Posted November 6, 2018

Media statement: Community Centre Closure

Strathcona County RCMP and emergency personnel are currently on scene responding to a police matter at the Strathcona County Community Centre, County Hall and Library complex area in Sherwood Park (401 Festival Lane). 

Posted November 6, 2018

Broadview Enviroservice Station receives collection site award of excellence

Strathcona County’s recycling station has received a 2018 Collection Site Award of Excellence from the Alberta Recycling Management Authority (Alberta Recycling).

Posted November 2, 2018

Gallery@501 presents I Like to Believe I am Telling the Truth exhibit

The Gallery@501 is pleased to present I Like to Believe I am Telling the Truth, by Chris Saruk Reid. The exhibit opens on November 9 and is on display until December 20, 2018.