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Archive: November

Posted November 29, 2019

County’s opioid exhibit receives provincial Award of Excellence

On November 28, the Family and Community Support Services Association of Alberta (FCSSAA) presented an Award of Excellence to Mayor Rod Frank, on behalf of Strathcona County’s Community Drug Strategy Committee, for Opioids Don’t Discriminate: An Interactive Experience exhibit.

Posted November 28, 2019

Train whistling to stop at five Strathcona County crossings

On Tuesday, November 26, Strathcona County Council passed a resolution to enact whistle cessation at four CN Rail crossings north of Highway 630, and CP Rail’s crossing at 34 Street south of Baseline Road.

Posted November 18, 2019

Council budget deliberations begin

Strathcona County Council today received recommended municipal operating and capital budgets for 2020 and beyond.

Posted November 14, 2019

Residents urged to keep off stormwater ponds

With the recent drop in temperature, ice has formed on stormwater ponds and natural bodies of water in Strathcona County. 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 7, 2019

Gallery@501 presents “This Something. A Thirty Year Survey. 1989-2019”

The Gallery@501 is pleased to present This Something. A Thirty Year Survey. 1989-2019 by Edmonton based sculptor, Catherine Burgess. 

Posted November 7, 2019

The holiday season begins with Celebration of Lights!

On Saturday, November 16, you’re invited to help kick off Strathcona County’s holiday season with the Celebration of Lights winter wonderland festivities at Festival Place.

Posted November 5, 2019

County seeks feedback on rural road safety and service levels

Update of rural roads master plan begins with public engagement

Strathcona County wants to hear from residents on how they use the rural road network, their safety and maintenance concerns, and their vision for future roads. The feedback will inform an update of the Sustainable Rural Roads Master Plan, which guides how the County’s rural roads are maintained and improved.