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Archive: February

Posted February 16, 2023

Awards of Excellence 2023 - Nominate by March 27

Giving back to community, demonstrating outstanding athletic achievement, and diversifying our economy and protecting our environment are just a few ways individuals and groups are making a positive impact in Strathcona County. 

Posted February 6, 2023

Family Day fun in support of Everybody gets to play™

This Family Day, February 20, people are encouraged to visit Strathcona County recreation facilities, where 100 per cent of admission fees will be invested into the Everybody gets to play™ program. 

Posted February 2, 2023

Innovative interactive timeline showcases local history

Strathcona County’s history took an innovative shift into the present with an interactive, highly visual and informative learning experience. 

Posted February 2, 2023

County’s ambulance service delivery awarded exemplary national standing

Ambulance service provided by Strathcona County has achieved a score of over 99 per cent from an independent third-party national accreditation assessment. 

Posted February 1, 2023

County is over the moon excited for the start of the 2023 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games

Excitement is building in Strathcona County for the 2023 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games, hosted at five local recreation facilities from February 24 to 26 and featuring eight winter sports. 

Posted February 1, 2023

February is Choose Kind Month in Strathcona County

Mayor Rod Frank has officially declared February Choose Kind Month. This February, County residents are encouraged to Choose Kind to help promote an inclusive, healthy and positive community through being kind to one another and themselves.