News Room

This page contains latest media and information releases, in date order.

Media inquiries may be directed to Strathcona County Communications: 780-410-6595 or email

Emergency Services:
For media interview requests, please email and provide reporter contact information and timelines. Resident inquiries, please email

Strathcona County photos on Flickr

Archive: August

Posted August 31, 2023

Food businesses– have your say on the agriculture and food strategy Calling all local restaurants, coffee shops, bakeries, grocers and more!

Strathcona County continues work on a strategy to strengthen, grow and support local agriculture and food production, processing and manufacturing.

Posted August 23, 2023

Celebrate local food, art and music at Savour festival

Strathcona County’s festival to celebrate local independent restaurants and food trucks, and artists and artisans returns on Sunday, September 10.

Posted August 14, 2023

Gallery@501 presents new exhibits on Indigenous identity and healing through art

Strathcona County is pleased to present two new exhibitions by Canadian artists this fall. “Ni’kmaq - My Family” features artwork by Nelson White from St. John’s, Newfoundland. “Resilience” features artwork by Margaret Witschl from Edmonton, Alberta and Delio Delgado from Hamilton, Ontario. The exhibits open at Gallery@501 on August 22 and show until October 7, 2023.

Posted August 3, 2023

August 13 event traffic disruptions in Strathcona County

On Sunday, August 13, 2023, Strathcona County is hosting L’Etape Canada by Tour de France - a unique cycling event with the history, atmosphere and passion of the legendary Tour de France.