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Archive: July

Posted July 30, 2020

County surveying public about expanding mandatory face-coverings in all indoor locations and public vehicles-for-hire

County surveying public about expanding mandatory face-coverings in all indoor locations and public vehicles-for-hire

Posted July 28, 2020

Face coverings required in indoor County facilities and transit, effective August 4, 2020.

As part of Strathcona County’s efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, non-medical masks (face coverings) will be required for people entering all County-owned buildings and transit, beginning August 4, 2020. 

Posted July 28, 2020

Construction begins on new intersection features

Starting at the end of July, Strathcona County will begin construction at eight locations to support traffic and pedestrian safety improvements.

Posted July 23, 2020

Rural residents invited to share feedback on livestock

An online survey launched today to gather rural resident feedback on responsible livestock ownership. 

Posted July 23, 2020

Traffic changes coming to Sherwood Drive/Wye Road area

Major construction will start early August in the area of Sherwood Drive and Wye Road, in order to improve traffic flow, pedestrian access and safety, and overall road safety standards.

Posted July 22, 2020

Strathcona County RCMP arrest male after multiple calls received

Posted July 22, 2020

Strathcona County Transit to distribute masks, beginning July 27

As part of the Government of Alberta’s province-wide distribution plan, Masks for Albertans, Strathcona County Transit will distribute non-medical masks beginning Monday, July 27. 


Posted July 16, 2020

Trans Mountain signs a $225,000 Community Benefit Agreement with Strathcona County

Trans Mountain and Strathcona County have signed a Community Benefit Agreement that will see a $225,000 investment towards a new skate park in the Hamlet of Ardrossan.

Posted July 14, 2020

Council actions COVID-19 recovery task force work plans

Today, Council approved three task force work plans that will guide Strathcona County’s short, medium and long-term COVID-19 recovery efforts. The workforce plans go into effect immediately and completion is targeted for March 31, 2021.

Posted July 10, 2020

Reminder to renew dog licences and permits by July 31

Strathcona County dog owners are being reminded to register or renew their dog licence or permit by July 31, 2020. All dogs residing in Strathcona County are required to have a valid dog licence.

Posted July 9, 2020

County sets target and gets grant boost for energy management

Strathcona County is progressing in strategic energy management to reduce facility energy use, increase operational efficiency and adopt new technologies to help reduce our carbon footprint on the environment.

Posted July 7, 2020

Know before you go: new procedures and guidelines in Strathcona County indoor recreation centres

As Strathcona County indoor recreation centres get closer to re-opening their doors, new procedures will be in place following Alberta Health Services guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Posted July 6, 2020

Community recycling services return with modified hours

Broadview Enviroservice Station and Ardrossan Recycle Centre will be reopening with modified hours and days this week.

Posted July 2, 2020

Free Psychological First Aid course for residents

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Strathcona County’s Family and Community Services (FCS) continues to offer free mental health supports to help residents cope, including a free course teaching community members to support one another.