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This page contains latest media and information releases, in date order.

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Posted March 23, 2023

Alberta Mid-Sized Cities Mayors’ advocate for collaborative Provincial partnership

As a member of the Alberta Mid-Sized Cities Mayors’ caucus, Strathcona County supports the call to provincial party leaders to commit to developing a framework that ensures Alberta’s mid-sized cities can build a meaningful, working partnership with the provincial government that will support the needs of all Albertans. Please see the media release below for more details.

Posted March 15, 2023

Strathcona County artists invited to take part in the annual art acquisition

Each year, Strathcona County supports local talent by purchasing artwork through its Annual Art Acquisition program and Salon Exhibition. Local artists, and those with a significant connection to Strathcona County, are encouraged to submit their artwork for consideration. The application deadline is April 17. 

Posted March 14, 2023

New bylaw supports community presentation and accountability

Council has approved the Community Standards Bylaw, establishing clear standards of presentation and accountability within Strathcona County.

Posted March 3, 2023

Gallery@501 presents a fresh view on landscape art

Strathcona County is pleased to present two exciting new exhibitions focused on landscapes and our connection to the land.

Posted March 2, 2023

Spring Job Fair coming to Sherwood Park

Job seekers and local and regional businesses are invited to connect at the Spring Job Fair in Sherwood Park on Thursday, March 16.

Posted March 1, 2023

Reminder: register or renew your dog’s annual licence

Dog owners are reminded to register or renew their annual dog licence by March 31, 2023. All dogs residing in Strathcona County are required to have a valid dog licence, renewable each year.

Posted February 16, 2023

Awards of Excellence 2023 - Nominate by March 27

Giving back to community, demonstrating outstanding athletic achievement, and diversifying our economy and protecting our environment are just a few ways individuals and groups are making a positive impact in Strathcona County. 

Posted February 6, 2023

Family Day fun in support of Everybody gets to play™

This Family Day, February 20, people are encouraged to visit Strathcona County recreation facilities, where 100 per cent of admission fees will be invested into the Everybody gets to play™ program. 

Posted February 2, 2023

Innovative interactive timeline showcases local history

Strathcona County’s history took an innovative shift into the present with an interactive, highly visual and informative learning experience. 

Posted February 2, 2023

County’s ambulance service delivery awarded exemplary national standing

Ambulance service provided by Strathcona County has achieved a score of over 99 per cent from an independent third-party national accreditation assessment.