Alberta Municipal Affairs

Municipal Government Act to change how municipalities work together

The act is our province’s second largest piece of legislation and touches the daily lives of all Albertans by defining how their municipalities are governed, funded, and developed.

News release

Next steps and timelines on the Municipal Government Act Review
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New Partnership Framework

The Government of Alberta and the cities of Edmonton and Calgary have signed a framework agreement to renew discussions around the development of Civic Charters that are intended to provide the cities with the legislative ability to pursue innovations and efficiencies to better serve their residents in a number of areas.

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Do you have an open 2013 Southern Alberta flood Disaster Recovery Program application?

On January 24, 2015, the Province announced that 90 per cent of eligible funding will be advanced to Albertans with an open Disaster Recovery Program (DRP) file from the 2013 southern Alberta flood. If you have an open application, you will be contacted directly by DRP staff and they will help you through the process to close your file by summer.

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Highlights: Minister Bilous 2015 AUMA Convention speech

Highlights from Municipal Affairs Minister Deron Bilous’ speech at the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) Convention on September 25, 2015, including next steps and timelines for the Municipal Government Act (MGA) and his plans for municipal partnerships.

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