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Archive: April

Posted April 19, 2023

Industrial Supply Chain Forum to connect small business and regional industry

Businesses in the region are invited to attend an Industrial Supply Chain Forum on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at the Agora, Strathcona County Community Centre in Sherwood Park. The forum will connect attendees with many of the region’s major industrial companies.

Posted April 17, 2023

County preparing to honour Constable Dhami

Strathcona County mourns the loss of Constable Harvinder Singh Dhami, who died in the line of duty on April 10, 2023. 

Posted April 17, 2023

Curbside textile collection week

During the week of May 8 to 12, Strathcona County will be offering curbside textile collection alongside the standard waste, organics and recycling.  

Posted April 17, 2023

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 April 24 to May 7, 2023. This annual campaign helps remove litter left behind after the spring thaw. 

Posted April 11, 2023

Mayor Rod Frank statement - Constable Harvinder Singh Dhami

Strathcona County is deeply saddened to learn of the death of our own RCMP member, Constable Harvey Dhami.

Posted April 6, 2023

Strathcona County recognizes the voices behind 9-1-1 calls

Strathcona County is proud to celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 9 to 15. This week honours the unsung heroes who answer thousands of emergency calls, provide initial life-saving assistance to 9-1-1 callers and dispatch emergency professionals and equipment.

Posted April 3, 2023

New Sort and Save program available for waste collection

A new waste collection program based on cart sizes for Strathcona County households will be available May 1, 2023. Advance sign-up is available now.

Posted April 1, 2023

Introducing a new pet-friendly Active Pass membership: Active Paws

Strathcona County greatly values inclusiveness and accessibility in recreation, and it’s doggone time this was extended to furrier County dwellers through a new Active Paws membership.