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Archive: October

Posted October 29, 2021

County seeks input on goals and priorities for strategic plan update

Through a new public survey, Strathcona County is asking residents to provide input on goals and priorities to help shape the 2023-2026 Strategic Plan.


Posted October 22, 2021

Official election results

The results of the Strathcona County 2021 General Municipal Election have been declared official as of Friday, October 22 at 12 noon by the Returning Officer.

Posted October 21, 2021

Strathcona County Victim Services recruiting volunteers

Strathcona County Victim Services is now accepting applications for its Volunteer Advocate positions. Volunteer Advocates are an important part of Victim Services’ role in supporting victims of crime and tragic circumstances.

Posted October 20, 2021

Treat yourself to a safe and healthy Halloween

Strathcona County is supporting a safe and healthy Halloween for all trick or treaters this year through free recreation passes to local youth, Halloween events and a focus on creating an accessible Halloween for everyone.


Posted October 20, 2021

Casinos in Strathcona County? Take the survey

In 2001, Strathcona County created a bylaw prohibiting casinos from operating in the County. The bylaw was created in response to a petition received from members of the community.

Posted October 7, 2021

Strathcona County requiring staff vaccinations

As part of our commitment to our community’s health and safety, Strathcona County is requiring vaccines for all staff effective Monday, November 1. 

Posted October 7, 2021

Gallery@501 focuses on our common humanity in a new exhibition

The public is invited to visit and reflect on a new exhibit at Gallery@501 titled “...bring a folding chair”, on display from October 9 - 30, 2021. This exhibit, inspired by Black History Month, recognizes the significant on-going contributions Black Canadian artists make in Alberta. 

Posted October 5, 2021

Small, medium businesses: if you get a call, please share your thoughts

Strathcona County is reviewing how to best take action to support the plans and needs of local small and medium businesses. Economic Development and Tourism is conducting a business retention and expansion survey, with random businesses called between October 12 and November 5, 2021.