Community Volunteer Income Tax Program Returns for Free Tax Filing Assistance
Posted on Monday, February 06, 2023 09:00 AM
Tax season is around the corner, and the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program is returning to provide tax filing support for the community. The program provides over the phone tax filing for Stony Plain, Parkland County, and surrounding First Nations community residents with modest incomes and simple tax situations.
The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program, in partnership with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), is one of the Town’s largest poverty reduction programs. Volunteers work with...
Council Reflecting on the Future of Stony Plain During Strategic Planning Session
Posted on Friday, January 27, 2023 09:00 AM
Council has concluded their annual Strategic Planning Session. Along with the Senior Administration team, Council conducted a review and considered the Town’s priorities and overall community development. The session is the key process to renew and reflect on the direction of the community and organization.
“This opportunity to evaluate and update our Strategic Plan is one of the most important aspects of work our Council does,” says Mayor William Choy. “We are excited about the opportunity to advance...
Love Letter to Men: Join your Community for a Celebration of Men’s Mental Wellness
Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 09:00 AM
An evening of men’s mental wellness is coming to the Tri-Municipal Region. Community members are invited to attend a watch party for the second annual Love Letter to Men: A Celebration of Men and Mental Health virtual conference on February 15 at MR MIKES Steakhouse Casual.
The watch party will feature presentations highlighting the latest research on men’s mental health, resources and best practices, and conversations with the community. All community members are invited to come together...
Regular Council Meeting Highlights for January 23, 2023
Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 11:12 AM
First Reading Given to Amend Land Use Bylaw for South Creek Development
Council has given first reading to an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw. The proposed update aims to facilitate the next stage of development in South Creek, providing for a 35-lot subdivision which would include 29 zero lot line dwellings.
A public hearing for the proposed bylaw amendment will be held on February 27, 2023 in Council Chambers.
Learn more in the agenda package on pages 15 – 48.
Stony Plain Looks to Spark the Volunteer Spirit in the Community
Posted on Monday, January 23, 2023 09:00 AM
A new strategy for Stony Plain’s Volunteer Centre is in the works, and the Town is calling on the community to play a key role in its development.
Last year marked the Volunteer Centre’s 25th anniversary. This milestone presented an opportunity to review and refine operations and develop a new strategy for supporting civic engagement and volunteerism in Stony Plain and throughout the Tri-Municipal Region. Civic engagement comes in many forms, from formal volunteering with an organization to...