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Archive: November

Posted November 22, 2023

Gallery showcasing local youth talent unveiled

Strathcona County is excited to announce the opening of the Gemstone Gallery, a new art space dedicated to exhibiting artwork by local youth.

Posted November 21, 2023

Gallery@501 invites you to experience “Inhabiting Spaces: A Sense of Place”

Discover an exciting array of captivating artworks that express our relationship between human existence and the environments we inhabit.

Posted November 21, 2023

Residents can save lives with new training program

Cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, no matter their age or fitness level. Approximately 35,000 cardiac arrests occur in Canada each year, and less than 10 per cent of victims survive. Strathcona County wants to change that.

Posted November 15, 2023

Proposed budget maintains services and adds new amenities

On November 15, Strathcona County Administration presented Council with a proposed 2024-26 budget which includes a 4.69 per cent property tax increase for 2024 to maintain high service levels and add in new amenities such as the Pointe, a new fire hall and additional emergency services staff to meet the community’s needs.

Posted November 15, 2023

MyAccounts now live

A new online portal for tax and utility billing launches in Strathcona County

Posted November 10, 2023

Budget meetings begin next week

On November 15, Strathcona County Council will begin deliberations for the 2024-26 multi-year budget.

Posted November 2, 2023

Kick-off the holiday season with the County’s annual Celebration of Lights

On Saturday, November 18, the community is invited to help kick-off Strathcona County’s holiday season with the annual Celebration of Lights winter wonderland festivities at Festival Place.