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Archive: January

Pride of Strathcona Awards - Nominate by March 31

January 29, 2016

Great things are happening in our community. Behind every significant event or achievement are outstanding individuals or groups going above and beyond as volunteers, in professional endeavours, or as individual or team athletes. Nominate them for a Pride of Strathcona Award—the deadline for nominations is March 31, 2016.  

Resolve to make 2016 a year of discovery - we can help!

January 20, 2016

Looking for a day to connect with other women in the community? The Women’s Wellness Retreat, hosted by Family and Community Services, is a full-day retreat on Saturday, March 5, 2016.

Train whistle cessation approved in Ardrossan

January 20, 2016

On January 19, Council passed a resolution to discontinue routine train whistling at the CN crossing on Highway 824 at Ardrossan. CN Rail will implement this change over the next few weeks.

Final draft strategy for Colchester to be presented to Council

January 19, 2016

The final draft growth management strategy for the Colchester area will be presented to Council at the Priorities Committee meeting on January 26, 2016.

Enhancing Internet access in rural Strathcona County

January 18, 2016

Rural residents will soon have better access to the online world thanks to Strathcona County’s innovative Rural Internet Access Program.