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Archive: February

Posted February 27, 2024

Connecting Strathcona County and Fort Saskatchewan through new transit route

Under a new three-year agreement, Strathcona County will begin providing weekday bus service between Sherwood Park and Fort Saskatchewan starting in July.

Posted February 26, 2024

Snow route parking ban declared

A snow route parking ban will go into effect on Tuesday, February 27 at 6 p.m. on all collector roads in Sherwood Park.

Posted February 21, 2024

Awards of Excellence 2024 - Nominate by March 25

Contributing to the community, excelling in athletics, fostering economic diversity, and demonstrating outstanding leadership are among the many ways in which residents and groups are positively influencing Strathcona County. To honor these remarkable contributions and accomplishments, citizens are encouraged to nominate individuals, local businesses, or community groups for the 2024 Strathcona County Awards of Excellence.

Posted February 20, 2024

Strathcona County recognized as one of Canada’s best employers 2024

Strathcona County is proud to announce that it has been named one of Canada’s Best Employers 2024 on

Posted February 20, 2024

Strathcona County is your next, best investment decision

Now live for the world to see, Strathcona County has launched a new way to attract investment to the community and the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. 

Posted February 13, 2024

Changes to dog licence requirements in Strathcona County

Beginning April 1, 2024, dog owners in Strathcona County will no longer be required to purchase an annual dog licence for their pup.

Posted February 13, 2024

County agreement helps move Crusaders’ multipurpose arena forward

An agreement between Strathcona County and Sherwood Park Crusaders Hockey Society has been reached that will help expand recreational, event and ice time capacity in the community. 

Posted February 6, 2024

Five focus areas proposed for developing agriculture and food sector

The Agriculture and Food Sector Development Strategy set out to explore what is needed to help Strathcona County attract investment in agriculture and food production, processing, and manufacturing. It looks to identify ways to connect agriculture and food businesses with resources, support networks and science expertise.

Posted February 6, 2024

Celebrate Family Day in support of Everybody Gets to Play™

Make a difference this Family Day (February 19) by visiting Strathcona County recreation facilities. One hundred per cent of collected admission fees will go to support the Everybody Gets to PlayTM program in Strathcona County – a vital initiative supporting limited income families access recreation and culture services within the community.

Posted February 5, 2024

Strathcona Contemporary celebrates local artists

Whether you are a seasoned artist or just starting out, Strathcona Contemporary invites you to join in a dynamic, two-month celebration showcasing the incredible talent of Strathcona County’s art community through a series of five social events.

Posted February 2, 2024

Water ban lifted – February 2, 2024

The water ban in Strathcona County has been lifted and residents can return to normal water use.