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Archive: October

Posted October 30, 2023

New rail overpass supports residential, commercial and industrial growth

No waiting for a train to pass—our current and future residents will be thankful. 

Posted October 30, 2023

Commercial Vehicle Inspections Support Safe Roadways

A joint force operation to inspect commercial vehicles on Strathcona County Roads found almost half failed.

Posted October 25, 2023

Treat yourself to a "fa-boo-lous” Halloween

Strathcona County is supporting a safe and healthy Halloween for all trick-or-treaters this year through free recreation passes to local youth, Halloween events and creating an accessible Halloween for everyone.

Posted October 24, 2023

The Edmonton Metropolitan Region drives forward on hydrogen innovation

Joint release by the City of Edmonton and Strathcona County.

The first hydrogen-powered transit buses are hitting the roads in Edmonton and Strathcona County, fueling a transition to more environmentally sustainable transit networks and driving growth for the hydrogen economy in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.

Posted October 18, 2023

Multi-sport courts open in South Cooking Lake

Two new sport courts opened on August 19, 2023, in South Cooking Lake, coinciding with that community’s annual Trail Days celebration which also marked their Community League’s centennial anniversary.

Posted October 6, 2023

Gallery@501 invites you to experience the force of nature

Discover an exciting array of artwork that reveals the incredible forces within nature and the human-made impacts of electronic technology upon our environment.