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Archive: April

Posted April 29, 2022

Strathcona County recognizes Emergency Preparedness Week

Strathcona County is highlighting the importance of Emergency Preparedness Week, May 1 to 7. Everyone plays an important role in keeping family, friends, businesses and the community safe. 

Posted April 29, 2022

Pitch-In to help clean our community after the spring melt

Strathcona County residents are invited to show their community pride and “Pitch-in” with litter removal from May 13 to 29, 2022. This annual campaign helps remove litter left behind after the spring thaw.

Posted April 27, 2022

County seeking feedback on winter trail clearing

Strathcona County is looking for resident feedback on its approach to clearing over 200 kilometres of trails and pathways during the winter. 

Posted April 27, 2022

Edmonton-Strathcona County Footbridge gets the green light

The City of Edmonton, Strathcona County and the River Valley Alliance (RVA) have finalized funding to realize their shared vision for a new footbridge over the North Saskatchewan River, which is scheduled to begin construction late summer/early fall. 

Posted April 27, 2022

County honours Mental Health Week with call for empathy

Strathcona County is celebrating Mental Health Week from May 2-8, encouraging residents to practice self-compassion and kindness to others after two years marked by disconnection.

Posted April 26, 2022

Enhanced support for Strathcona County arts, culture and heritage organizations and artists

County-based artists and not-for-profit arts, culture and heritage organizations are eligible for enhanced financial supports as part of recent updates to the Strathcona County Arts, Culture and Heritage Community investment program. 

Posted April 12, 2022

Nominations open for County Sports Wall of Recognition

Nominations are now being accepted for the Millennium Place Sports Wall of Recognition. The Sports Wall of Recognition program pays tribute to Strathcona County residents for outstanding contributions and achievements in sport, as well as builders who have acted in leadership capacities through their roles as coaches, trainers, officials, managers or volunteers.

Posted April 8, 2022

Strathcona County celebrating the professionals who answer 9-1-1 calls

Strathcona County is proud to recognize National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 10 to 16. This week honours staff who respond to emergency calls, dispatch emergency professionals and equipment and provide initial life-saving assistance to 9-1-1 callers.

Posted April 7, 2022

Street sweeping starts Sunday, April 10

Spring cleanup of roads in Sherwood Park will get underway next week in order to enable safe travel for all modes of road transportation.

Posted April 5, 2022

Apply today for funding to support community connections

Strathcona County residents are invited to apply for two types of Social Framework Community Grants to support local connections or projects that foster positive changes in the community. Applications are open until April 30, 2022.