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Archive: July

Statement from Strathcona County on employee charges

July 27, 2017

Strathcona County has not received any information from ALERT or any other source to suggest any offences took place against children who attended the camps.

Celebrate Canada 150 with daily cultural activities in the Chautauqua Tent, August 5 to 20

July 25, 2017

Strathcona County and the Festival Place Cultural Arts Foundation are pleased to present the Chautauqua Tent, a two-week cultural experience celebrating Canada 150.

Neighbours make community connections

July 24, 2017

A Strathcona County initiative to encourage residents to come together is seeing great success, with more neighbours than ever ready to hold events that help them get to know each other, enhancing community connectedness.

Text with 9-1-1 service now available in Strathcona County

July 24, 2017

Effective August 1, 2017, Text with 9-1-1 service is available in Strathcona County. This service enables the deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired (DHHSI) communities to communicate with Strathcona County Regional Emergency Communications Centre (ECC) by text.

Report gaps in rural internet service

July 19, 2017

Residents of rural Strathcona County with unsatisfactory or unavailable internet access are encouraged to report gaps in service.

Apply to vote by Special Ballot

July 18, 2017

Voters who are physically unable to go to a voting station, or who will be away from Strathcona County on Election Day, may vote by Special Ballot.

New Regional Trail Connection Coming Soon

July 17, 2017

Strathcona County will soon be linked to Fort Saskatchewan and Edmonton through a new regional trail system, thanks to partner funding provided by Trans Canada Trail.

Strathcona County proud to host 2021 Special Olympics Alberta Summer Games

July 9, 2017

Strathcona County is honoured to be selected as host of the 2021 Special Olympics Alberta Summer Games. The mission of Special Olympics Alberta is to enrich the lives of Albertans with intellectual disabilities through sport.

Gallery@501 Exhibit Features Internationally Renowned Canadian Artist

July 4, 2017

Retailles by one of Canada’s most recognized and prolific artists, Joe Fafard. This sculptural exhibit opens on July 7 and is on display until August 27.