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Media releases prior to June 2013 can be found on the media release archive page.

Strathcona County wins international and national economic development awards

September 21, 2017

Strathcona County was recently recognized by two economic development organizations for economic development marketing and communications.

Strathcona County takes steps to mitigate water disruption

September 20, 2017

Strathcona County has received advanced notification of EPCOR’s ongoing construction plans. 

UPDATE: Candidate list

September 19, 2017

Ward 1 Councillor candidate, FRASER Janine, has filed a withdrawal of nomination.  The Returning Officer has accepted the withdrawal.

Election 2017 - Nomination Day: Candidate list

September 18, 2017

The following individuals have filed nomination papers for the positions of Mayor and Councillors.

Strathcona County Mayor Roxanne Carr statement on passing of Councillor Vic Bidzinski

September 14, 2017

Strathcona County Mayor Roxanne Carr statement on passing of Councillor Vic Bidzinski

Council approves amendment to Agriculture, Intensive Horticulture

September 13, 2017

Based on public input, Council has approved an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw 6-2015 at its September 12 meeting to move Agriculture, Intensive Horticulture from a permitted use to discretionary.

Strathcona County joins Canadian Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism and Discrimination

September 12, 2017

Strathcona County has joined a network of 72 Canadian municipalities committed to taking action to combat racism and discrimination.

Water ban lifted

September 10, 2017

The water ban in Strathcona County has been lifted effective immediately. Water reservoir levels have returned to normal. Truck fills are now open.

Unplanned water ban to remain in place over weekend

September 8, 2017

(update as of 3:30 p.m.)
The following is an update to Strathcona County’s water ban.

Strathcona County continues to ban all non-essential water use over the weekend. An update will be provided on Monday, September 11.


Unplanned water ban in place

September 7, 2017

Strathcona County is banning all non-essential water use effective immediately. The ban applies to residents in Sherwood Park, Ardrossan, Josephburg, Half Moon Lake, Collingwood Cove, Antler Lake and Fultonvale. Residents are being advised to use water for essential purposes only.

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