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Archive: August

Posted August 24, 2020

Strathcona County transit service levels for fall 2020

Beginning August 30, 2020, Strathcona County Transit will introduce modified service levels for local and commuter routes.

Posted August 10, 2020

Update on pool closures and service modification timelines

Weather and unexpected repairs have extended the re-opening timelines for the Kinsmen Leisure Centre and the Millennium Place aquatic centre. Strathcona County has taken advantage of these time extensions to ensure an overall better re-opening experience for its guests.

Posted August 7, 2020

New bylaw makes face coverings mandatory in public indoor spaces and public vehicles once County reaches trigger of 25 active COVID-19 cases.

At a special Council meeting on August 6, 2020, Strathcona County Council  approved the Temporary Mandatory Face Covering Bylaw 46-2020 that mandates face coverings in indoor public places and public vehicles - when Alberta Health Services reports 25 or more active COVID-19 cases in the municipality. There are currently nine active cases of COVID-19 in Strathcona County.