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Archive: June

Posted June 25, 2024

Strathcona County receives emergency command unit from Shell Scotford

Strathcona County’s emergency response is growing thanks to the mobile incident command post donated by Shell Scotford on June 24. A mobile incident command post is where tactical planning during a large emergency response is coordinated. This command post from Shell will replace the County’s current vehicle.


Posted June 25, 2024

Experience art reinvented at Gallery@501

Gallery@501 is excited to present a dynamic new art exhibition this summer called “re:invention. This one-of-a-kind show challenges traditional and historical ideas in art to inspire imagination and broaden our understanding of what art can be.

Posted June 10, 2024

Announcing the 2024 Strathcona County Awards of Excellence recipients

Celebrating the remarkable people, businesses and organizations that continue to make Strathcona County one of Canada’s most livable communities.

Posted June 6, 2024

Strathcona County, AB receives dual CAMA Awards of Excellence

Strathcona County is proud to announce it has received two awards from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA) at its annual conference and Awards of Excellence luncheon in Banff, Alberta on June 5.

Posted June 6, 2024

Rewarding youth for positive behaviour: Strathcona County’s Positive Ticket campaign

Strathcona County Enforcement Services (EFS) is ticketing teens and kids—but not for what you may think. Rather, EFS is rewarding teens and children for their safe behaviour and the ways they contribute to our community, like wearing a helmet, helping someone cross at a crosswalk or being a good neighbour.

Posted June 6, 2024

Food rescue and organic waste diversion pilot launches

Strathcona County, along with Circular Innovation Council, are pleased to announce the launch of a new institutional, commercial, and industrial food rescue and organic waste diversion pilot, with collection beginning June 7, 2024. The Circular Innovation Council is a national, not-for-profit organization that delivers programming to educate and empower Canadians to take action on the circular economy, to retain and recover as much value as possible from resources. 

Posted June 5, 2024

County shares first progress report on strategic plan

The 2023 report on progress towards Council’s 2023-2026 strategic plan was presented today at priorities committee.


Posted June 4, 2024

Safety-focused improvements planned for two intersections along Sherwood Drive

New design plans for the Sherwood Drive and Granada Boulevard intersection, along with the Sherwood Drive traffic circle, were presented to Council at the June 4 Priorities Committee Meeting.

Posted June 3, 2024

Strathcona County hosts Alberta Seniors’ Week Celebration

On Tuesday, June 4, Strathcona County and WESeniors Strathcona are hosting a free Seniors’ Week Celebration in the Community Centre Agora at 401 Festival Lane, Sherwood Park.