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Archive: June

Posted June 18, 2020

Land acknowledgement plaques unveiled in Strathcona County

Strathcona County has installed land acknowledgment plaques along the Heritage Mile, as part of its recognition for National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21.

Posted June 17, 2020

Strathcona County carefully planning for phased re-openings

While the Government of Alberta announced its provincial Stage 2 relaunch as of June 12, 2020, the responsibility to safely operate municipal programs and services remains with Strathcona County.

Posted June 16, 2020

Bringing the Canada Day festival to you

Join us on July 1 for virtual activities and a one-time viewing concert series!

Residents from the Edmonton Metropolitan Region are invited to join the virtual Regional Canada Day Celebration on July 1, 2020, presented through Facebook. 

Posted June 15, 2020

Strathcona County donates computer assets to local schools and neighbours

Strathcona County annually donates computers, devices and other electronic equipment from its evergreen cycle program to schools and community support initiatives.

Posted June 15, 2020

Enforcement Services to begin using eTicketing system

Beginning June 15, 2020, Strathcona County Enforcement Services will begin using eTicketing technology for traffic violations issued under the Provincial Offences Procedure Act.

Posted June 12, 2020

Community invited to provide further input on tourism

Residents and the business community are invited to provide feedback on a proposed direction for tourism in Strathcona County. A draft tourism strategy has been developed and will be presented through a digital face-to-face.

Posted June 12, 2020

Transit resuming fare collection, as of July 1, 2020

Strathcona County Transit continues to adapt its services during the COVID-19 pandemic. As of July 1, Transit will safely resume fare collection and front-door boarding.

Posted June 11, 2020

Residents invited to share ideas on waste

Strathcona County is kicking off a review of its community waste management strategy. Residents are invited to share their thoughts on how to reduce the amount of waste produced and the amount being sent to landfill.

Posted June 10, 2020

Darrell Reid appointed chief commissioner

Mayor Rod Frank, on behalf of Strathcona County Council, is pleased to announce the appointment of Darrell Reid to the position of Chief Commissioner. His position is effective July 13, 2020.

Posted June 3, 2020

Strathcona County approach to inclusiveness and anti-racism.

Statement from Mayor Rod Frank

Posted June 3, 2020

County collaborating with regional partners to plan virtual Canada Day celebration

Strathcona County is excited to announce Canada Day celebrations will continue; virtually. The County has been working hard with municipalities around the Edmonton Metropolitan Region to create a partnered Canada Day celebration.