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Archive: June

Posted June 30, 2021

New Environmental Framework renews County’s environmental commitment

Strathcona County has renewed its commitment to taking action on environmental issues. A new, updated Environmental Framework, approved on June 29, outlines a community-informed collaborative approach that sets municipal priorities and provides a guide to assess environmental factors and impacts in planning and decision making.

Posted June 28, 2021

Water restriction in place

Effective immediately, Strathcona County is asking residents to reduce water consumption, and reduce non-essential water use. 


Posted June 23, 2021

New Strathcona County incentive bylaws aimed at petrochemical and energy industry attraction

Strathcona County Council has approved two new bylaws designed to attract major investment to the region. 

Posted June 23, 2021

Strathcona County preparations for Stage 3 re-opening

On July 1, Alberta is lifting nearly all health restrictions across the province. Additional programs, services and amenities as well as increased capacities will begin on July 1 in Strathcona County.

Posted June 23, 2021

Social Framework Evaluation Report reflects lessons learned and impactful community change

The Social Framework Evaluation Report, released yesterday, shares impacts and learnings from the Social Framework’s first four years of implementation.

Posted June 22, 2021

County piloting permitted alcohol consumption at select picnic sites

Beginning July 1, Strathcona County will be piloting the permitting of responsible alcohol consumption at six community designated picnic sites.

Posted June 18, 2021

Residents invited to review southwest transportation study recommendations

Strathcona County is inviting residents to review revised draft recommendations of a functional planning transportation study in the southwest area. 

Posted June 17, 2021

Strathcona County and Sturgeon County discuss collaboration on strategic broadband, investment, and environmental priorities

On April 29, 2021, Strathcona County and Sturgeon County met to discuss ongoing collaboration and service areas across the two municipalities. 

Posted June 16, 2021

New skate park opens in Ardrossan, with support from Trans Mountain

Strathcona County’s second skate park officially opened today in Ardrossan, representing a partnership that showcases the rural community’s unique personality.

Posted June 15, 2021

County announces activities for Canada Day week celebration: June 28 to July 4

Strathcona County is excited to announce an entire week of Canada Day celebration activities from June 28 to July 4. 

Posted June 14, 2021

Public engagement continues on County’s transportation network

Survey now open for all residents and businesses 

Posted June 14, 2021

Strathcona County commemorates National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21 marks National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada, and Strathcona County is proud to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of Indigenous people.

Posted June 10, 2021

Work Election 2021

Recruitment for election workers is underway.

Posted June 8, 2021

Strathcona County stage two re-opening begins June 10

On June 10, outdoor recreation will resume without restrictions, including field, diamond, court and spray park access, and youth and adult sports. 

Posted June 8, 2021

Strathcona County, Fort Saskatchewan and City of Leduc launch regional mental health campaign

In collaboration with Fort Saskatchewan and the City of Leduc, Strathcona County is launching a mental health campaign to support and strengthen residents’ mental health and normalize mental health conversations.

Posted June 3, 2021

Strathcona County excited to open new pickleball courts

Strathcona County is now home to four more pickleball courts with the official opening of the Josephburg Pickleball Courts on Thursday, June 3.

Posted June 1, 2021

Canada Day activities for everyone

Strathcona County is pleased to announce an entire week of Canada Day celebration activities, from June 28 to July 4. There will be something for everyone to enjoy.