Section 577 of the Municipal Government Act requires that each Municipality prepare and submit to Alberta Municipal Affairs a Statistical Information Return.

Ministerial Order No. MSL: 011/19 requires each municipality to prepare the 2018 Statistical Information Return (SIR), which must be signed by the chief administrative officer, or duly authorized signing officer, and submitted to Municipal Affairs by July 2, 2019.

A copy of the 2018 statistical information return manual and template can be downloaded below:

2018 SIR Instructions

In May, Municipal Affairs will email your municipality the 2018 SIR template along with a unique URL where you can file your submission.


If you need help completing the SIR, contact the Information Services Team:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-2225
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Email: lgs.update@gov.ab.ca