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Archive: January

Municipal election candidate registration

January 25, 2017

Anyone who is running in this fall’s municipal election ‒ for Mayor or Councillor ‒ is required to register with the municipality prior to accepting campaign contributions or contributing personal funds toward their election campaign. 

Residents invited to “chew on” dog control bylaw feedback

January 25, 2017

Nearly 2,000 residents shared their opinion about responsible dog ownership this past December via a survey, as part of the County’s review of its current Dog Control Bylaw (85-2006).

County reports on economic trends heading into 2017

January 18, 2017

While global growth is expected to remain sluggish, Strathcona County sees some positive indicators of growth.

Strathcona County’s latest public art unveiled with free skating and family activities

January 16, 2017

Strathcona County’s latest public art, “Limenitis Wall” by artists Jason Johnson and Guy Gardner, will be unveiled at the Emerald Hills Sports Pavilion (4501 Emerald Drive, Sherwood Park) on Sunday, January 22, 2017. To celebrate, there will be free outdoor skating, hot chocolate, hayrides, and crafts from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Residents invited to have their final say on Municipal Development Plan update

January 6, 2017

Residents are invited to provide input on the County’s draft plan that will guide growth and development for the next 20 years.

Celebrate World Snow Day at the Wilderness Centre

January 5, 2017


Embrace winter at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre, Alberta’s newest Biosphere, on Sunday, January 15. 

Gallery@501 kicks off Canada’s 150 celebration

January 3, 2017

What does it mean to be Canadian? To celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial year (150th anniversary of confederation), the Gallery@501 is presenting a series of exhibits that explore what exactly it means to be Canadian.