Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 12:45 PM
Living in isolation during a pandemic is a very stressful situation for everyone. It’s normal to feel many emotions, including stress and anxiety. It’s also a time when some people display great resilience. Whether you are struggling or thriving during this time, it is important to focus on your overall health during Mental Health Week.
From May 4-10 join the online challenge found on the Facebook and Instagram pages of The Community Compass. This challenge focuses on activities related to the protective...
Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:00 AM
During the April 27 Council Meeting, Council approved a 50% rebate on business license fees for 2020. The rebate proposal was presented by the Mayor’s Task Force on COVID-19 – Economic Stream.
The Mayor’s Task Force on COVID-19 was announced during the March 24 Council Meeting as a means to address issues and challenges faced by residents during the global health pandemic. The Task Force operates with two streams: Economic and Social. The Economic Stream was established to examine ways to support...
Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 08:45 AM
With COVID-19 continuing to impact the community, a revised budget for 2020 has been approved by Council. While a 4.26% tax increase was approved in the Corporate Plan 2020 – 2022, Administration recommended a 0% tax increase for 2020 to support the community. This adjustment to the tax increase shifts funding of 2020 items to 2021. Council accepted all the changes required to achieve a 0% tax increase; however, an amendment to last night’s motion brought forward a 1% tax increase or approximately...
Posted on Sunday, April 26, 2020 01:15 PM
On behalf of the citizens of Stony Plain, Mayor Choy and Council extend their deepest condolences to family and loved ones of former Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Erin Babcock, upon receiving news of her passing after a lengthy battle with cancer.
“Erin made a valuable impact on Stony Plain and our citizens during her term as MLA,” says Mayor William Choy. “She made a difference, her compassionate determination as an advocate for Stony Plain will be remembered fondly. We thank her family...
Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:15 AM
Everyone in the Tri-Region is invited to become SeniorConnectors through the new SeniorConnect
Tri-Region program! This free online training program will train people how to recognize and respond to
seniors in need and it is made available through a partnership between Spruce Grove Family and Community
Support Services (FCSS) and Stony Plain FCSS. The program will train everyday people to identify seniors
experiencing challenges and empower them to help the senior connect to community supports.