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 for the sacrifices she made while dedicating her time and energy to the community and want them to know our thoughts and prayers are with them at this very difficult time.” 

Ms. Babcock was elected to the Alberta Legislature as MLA for Stony Plain in 2015 and served the community until April of 2019. During her term of service, the Town worked successfully with Ms. Babcock to advocate for provincial investment, partnership and infrastructure renewal. The Town acknowledges her role in the important upgrade to provincial highways 779 and 628, the replacement of Stony Plain Central School and funding to the Meridian Housing Foundation to expand much needed affordable housing. 

Flags will be flown at half-mast at Town facilities April 27 to May 1, 2020 as a sign of respect to former MLA Babcock.

Erin Babcock photo