Alberta Municipal Affairs

Fort McMurray & Wood Buffalo wildfire recovery

Information and resources for people and businesses returning to Fort McMurray and surrounding communities.

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Budget 2017 Invests in Making Life Better

The Alberta Government is investing in making the lives of Albertans better. Budget 2017, with its strategic business plan and fiscal plan, is supporting Albertans and their families by making communities stronger.

Municipal Affairs’ budget for 2017-18 is more than $1.6 billion – a significant investment maintaining strong support across all business areas. From investments in infrastructure and disaster recovery, to responsive emergency management, developing safety codes, enhancing access to public library resources and, as well as fostering effective local government, the ministry; together with its many partners, contribute to a high quality of life for Albertans.

You can learn more about these investments and plans in the Alberta government’s new budget and business plan

Details on Municipal Affairs’ budget and business plan is also available, including specific funding on municipal grant programs.

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

Save the date: Municipal Affairs Minister announces summer engagement on the Municipal Government Act
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Visit the Municipal Government Act Review website »

Big City Charters

The Government of Alberta and the cities of Edmonton and Calgary are working together to create City Charters to provide Alberta’s two largest cities with the legislative ability to pursue innovations and efficiencies to better serve their residents in a number of areas.

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Were you affected by flooding in July 2015?

On July 12, 2015, Albertans living in Rocky View County and in and around the City of Chestermere experienced an intense rainstorm that resulted in flooding. The provincial Disaster Recovery Program will provide financial support for basic, essential property to eligible applicants that experienced uninsured damage to their homes and properties.

Find out more on eligibility and how to apply.

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Minister Anderson Announces Funding Supports for Wood Buffalo Recovery

Alberta Municipal Affairs Minister Shaye Anderson announces Disaster Recovery Program funding in Fort McMurray that will help the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo rebuild and recover.

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