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Archive: November

Students take a huge step to reduce waste

November 29, 2016

Students stepped up during Waste Reduction Week, collecting over 12,100 pairs of shoes during Strathcona County’s shoe drive.

Approved 2017 budget reduces taxes, maintains services

November 28, 2016

Strathcona County’s 2017 budget, approved November 28, responds to economic and market conditions, maintains required service levels, and reduces costs by achieving ever greater efficiencies.

Chew on this: what does responsible dog ownership mean to you?

November 22, 2016

Residents are invited to share their thoughts about responsible dog ownership as part of the County’s examination of its current Dog Control Bylaw (85-2006), which has been in place since 2006. There are currently over 13,000 dogs licensed in Strathcona County.

2017 budget recommendations presented November 18

November 18, 2016

Strathcona County Council today received 2017 Budget recommendations for municipal operating and capital budgets. Budget 2017 reflects ongoing work to focus on community priorities and implement recently introduced priority-based budgeting (PBB) tools. The budget also identifies a number of efficiencies, based on a review of historical trends and application of the PBB tools.

CP Holiday Train rolls into Josephburg

November 17, 2016

On Thursday, December 8, the CP Holiday Train will pull into Josephburg, stopping at the Moyer Recreation Centre to raise money and food for local food banks. Decorated for the holidays with thousands of Christmas lights, the festive train will arrive at 5 p.m.

Celebrate the season with Santa and his reindeer!

November 14, 2016

On Saturday, November 19 the Community Centre will be transformed into a winter wonderland with FREE family activities as part of Celebration of Lights: Strathcona County’s kickoff to the holiday season. 

Strathcona County’s newest public art piece unveiled at Celebrate and Skate!

November 3, 2016

The public is invited to celebrate the unveiling of Strathcona County’s newest public art piece, “Boreal Twilight” at the Glen Allan Recreation Complex (199 Georgian Way, Sherwood Park) on Sunday, November 6, 2016. 

White ribbons opening up the conversation

November 3, 2016

This November, residents are invited to wear a white ribbon pin as visual support of ending family violence and supporting healthy relationships.


County receives five-bloom silver rating at Communities in Bloom

November 2, 2016

Strathcona County is honoured to receive a five-bloom (highest score) silver rating, with special mention for Prairie Walk in Centre in the Park, in the Circle of Excellence category during the 2016 National/International Symposium and Awards Ceremonies this past weekend in Regina, Saskatchewan.