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TELUS investing $43 million to connect Stony Plain to the gigabit-enabled fibre optic network, dramatically increasing wireless and Internet speeds throughout the region

Town of Stony Plain

News Releases

Advanced TELUS PureFibre network will connect residents and businesses directly to gigabit Internet speeds while expanding cellular coverage throughout the region. TELUS is investing $43 million to connect homes and businesses in Stony Plain directly to our fibre optic network. This investment is part of TELUS’ recently announced commitment to invest $14.5 billion in infrastructure […]


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*Updated* Information on Temporary Outdoor Patios and Canopy/Tents on Private Property

Economic Development

Business Support

June 25, 2021 The Town of Stony Plain responded to the closure of indoor dining in April to assist restaurants by allowing temporary outdoor patios exempt from development permit application under the Land Use Bylaw. The rationale of the exemption was based on the “replacement” of indoor dining floor space with outdoor dining floor space. […]


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Business Highlight

Amanda Ward, whipLASH Aesthetics

Business Highlight Blog

I had to start becoming creative with my social media and networking. We needed to ensure that we stayed at the forefront of our client’s minds. We were able to offer curbside pickup and porch drop-off. We would search high and low for quality products that could be used at home to maintain my client’s skincare routines. Now was the time for me to educate my followers on social media and skincare and skin health. I stayed committed to educating clients on the importance of skincare and skin health. In doing so, I was always so surprised how so many clients (existing and new) wanted to still book appointments so they could guarantee themselves a spot for our re-openings.


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Town Launches Applications for Business Milestones

Economic Development

News Releases

Beginning June 4, resident businesses will be able to apply online to receive recognition for a business milestone. Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2021. In the past, business milestones have been identified by the Town through the Greater Parkland Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Biannual Luncheon. Due to current restrictions, in-person events are not […]


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Heidi & Gail, Kick Ass Caramels

Business Highlight Blog

What can I say about our business traverse through COVID? I could talk about fear and uncertainty. I could talk about copious amounts of tears shed. I could talk about the countless discussions with fellow entrepreneurs who have had their hopes and dreams crushed. I could talk about righteous public anger over enforced rules, our crumbling economy or the loneliness that has engulfed so many.


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Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board Stakeholder Survey

Economic Development

Business Support, News Releases

The Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board (EMRB) has created draft policies for land-use planning on agricultural lands as part of advancing the work on the Regional Agriculture Master Plan (RAMP). These policies are based on consultations that were done with the Region last year and will help to shape decisions about land use in the Region […]


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Business License Fee Rebate Introduced for 2021

Economic Development

Business Support, News Releases

A rebate program for business licenses in Stony Plain is now open for application. The 2021 Business License Fee Rebate provides a 50 percent rebate to resident businesses whose operations have been negatively impacted by the global health pandemic. Businesses will be able to apply for the program until May 31, 2021.


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Business Highlight

Brandon Kessir, Hourglass Games

Business Highlight Blog

Starting a business is always a challenge. We’ve all heard the statistics about how many new businesses fail and how long it takes for new businesses to start making a profit.


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Kyla Tetley, Whimsical Vintage Creations

Business Highlight Blog

″As a family business, the implications were huge. When I heard we were shut down. I took a deep breath. Had a good cry and decided to sit with it.”


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Town Receives Approval from the Government of Alberta to Reinstate Video Lottery Terminals in Stony Plain

Economic Development

News Releases

Eligible businesses in Stony Plain can now request permission from the Alberta Liquor and Gaming Commission (AGLC) to allow Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs) in their business.


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