Sturgeon News

 Sturgeon County uses the social media networking site 'Twitter' to send important and timely information to stakeholders. Regular updates are posted and managed by County staff. If you would like to connect with Sturgeon County via Twitter, please click here.


Media inquiries can be directed to:

Sheila Moore,

Senior Communications Officer, Corporate Communications

Phone: 780-939-8368



Warm, dry weather raises fire risk


May 8, 2017

Morinville, AB - It doesn’t take long to go from wet to dry, and Sturgeon County’s Protective Services Department is cautioning residents to be aware of an increased risk of fire caused by current dry conditions.

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Sturgeon County supports community grant allocations


April 27, 2017

Morinville, AB - During the regular Council meeting on April 25, Council approved allocating grant funding totaling $323,658.14 to Sturgeon County community groups and associations.

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Council approves 2017 taxation bylaw


April 27, 2017

Morinville, AB - Sturgeon County residents will see a 1.22 per cent property tax decrease after Sturgeon County Council approved Bylaw 1388/17 during the Regular Council Meeting, establishing the 2017 Taxation Rates.

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Spring Thaw Creates Poor Road Conditions


April 20, 2017

Morinville, AB - Gravel roads are thawing and additional precipitation has caused some treacherous, sloppy conditions causing some of the gravel roads to be impassable.

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Planning a Northeast River Crossing: Information Session


April 5, 2017

Morinville, AB - Residents are invited to a public information session for the Northeast River Crossing (NERC) Functional Planning Study.

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Sturgeon County Wins Finance Award


February 28, 2017

Morinville, AB - Sturgeon County continues its excellence in Financial Reporting by winning the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada.

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City of St. Albert and Sturgeon County sign Memorandum of Agreement to Negotiate Boundary Adjustment


February 28, 2017

Morinville, AB - On February 28, 2017, Mayor Tom Flynn of Sturgeon County and Mayor Nolan Crouse of the City of St. Albert, along with members of their respective Councils, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to begin negotiations on an adjustment to their common boundary.

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Sturgeon County surpasses 20,000 residents, according to federal census

February 10, 2017

Morinville, AB - Sturgeon County has added nearly 1,000 new residents in the last five years, according to Statistics Canada's 2016 census.

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Sturgeon County Recognizes Community Leaders for Canada 150

January 10, 2017

Morinville, AB -On January 9, 2017, the Community Services Advisory Board (CSAB) completed their selection process to choose four (4) Canada 150 Community Leaders.

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2017 External News Releases

May 17  North West Redwater Sturgeon Refinery Update
April 13  Projects, products and people highlighted in industry updates
April 7  Heartland 101: Heartland Gears Up for Turnaround Season
 April 5  Planning a Northeast River Crossing: Information Session
March 23  Twinning the Bridge Into Fort Saskatchewan
February 14  North West Redwater Refinery Update
January 30  Homeland Housing appoints new Board of Directors
January 19   Energy sector investment bound for Alberta