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Archive: March

Posted March 31, 2023

Residents invited to have a positive impact on their community through Community Grants program

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 May 1, 2023.

Posted March 23, 2023

Alberta Mid-Sized Cities Mayors’ advocate for collaborative Provincial partnership

As a member of the Alberta Mid-Sized Cities Mayors’ caucus, Strathcona County supports the call to provincial party leaders to commit to developing a framework that ensures Alberta’s mid-sized cities can build a meaningful, working partnership with the provincial government that will support the needs of all Albertans. Please see the media release below for more details.

Posted March 15, 2023

Strathcona County artists invited to take part in the annual art acquisition

Each year, Strathcona County supports local talent by purchasing artwork through its Annual Art Acquisition program and Salon Exhibition. Local artists, and those with a significant connection to Strathcona County, are encouraged to submit their artwork for consideration. The application deadline is April 17. 

Posted March 14, 2023

New bylaw supports community presentation and accountability

Council has approved the Community Standards Bylaw, establishing clear standards of presentation and accountability within Strathcona County.

Posted March 3, 2023

Gallery@501 presents a fresh view on landscape art

Strathcona County is pleased to present two exciting new exhibitions focused on landscapes and our connection to the land.

Posted March 2, 2023

Spring Job Fair coming to Sherwood Park

Job seekers and local and regional businesses are invited to connect at the Spring Job Fair in Sherwood Park on Thursday, March 16.

Posted March 1, 2023

Reminder: register or renew your dog’s annual licence

Dog owners are reminded to register or renew their annual dog licence by March 31, 2023. All dogs residing in Strathcona County are required to have a valid dog licence, renewable each year.