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Archive: May

Posted May 31, 2022

Emerald Hills Leisure Centre’s upcoming closure for repairs

Emerald Hills Leisure Centre will be closed June 28 - August 5 to install a new system to address water leaks in the kids’ pool. The repairs are scheduled to be completed prior to fall swim lesson registration on August 23.

Posted May 30, 2022

County honours seniors with week of celebratory events

County honours seniors with week of celebratory events 

Posted May 26, 2022

County partners with non-profit to enhance seniors’ services

A panel of municipal staff and community members recently selected the Westend Seniors Activity Centre as Strathcona County’s new partner in providing improved services to older adults.

Posted May 18, 2022

Strathcona County prioritizes capital projects to remain leaders in financial sustainability

At its meeting on May 17, Strathcona County Council prioritized its capital spending in order to remain leaders in financial sustainability while addressing growth needs.

Posted May 16, 2022

Announcing 2022 Strathcona County Awards of Excellence recipients

Two Olympians and an innovative robotics team that gave back during the pandemic. A festival showcasing the best of Strathcona County’s musical talent and two life-saving heroes.

Posted May 13, 2022

County updates pride crosswalks with inclusive progress flag design

Strathcona County repainted its three pride crosswalks this week with the progress flag colours, updating the original six-colour pride design.

Posted May 12, 2022

Strathcona County earns Nature Canada’s “Bird Friendly City” designation

Posted May 12, 2022

Road Safety Week a reminder to travel with care

Strathcona County is reminding drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians to watch out for each other and share the road safely.

Posted May 4, 2022

Strathcona County - a highly rated place to live

The 2021 Public Satisfaction Survey Results are in, showing that overall residents rate Strathcona County very positively as a good and safe place to live, raise children and retire.

Posted May 3, 2022

Property tax time - Maintaining quality municipal services

In Strathcona County, residents receive great value for their property tax dollars that fund and maintain high quality municipal services and infrastructure that are relied on every day. This includes roads, fire, ambulance, police, recreation, parks, transit, economic development and community social programs.

Posted May 3, 2022

Supply chain forum to connect small business and regional industry

Businesses in the region are invited to attend an Industry Supply Chain Forum on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at the Shell Theatre in Fort Saskatchewan. The forum will connect attendees with many of the region’s major industrial companies.