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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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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Highlights from Minister Larivee’s address to the AAMDC

Highlights from Municipal Affairs Minister Danielle Larivee’s address to the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties (AAMDC) fall convention on November 17, 2015. Topics include the Municipal Sustainability Initiative, the Municipal Government Act, and the Alberta Community Partnership. 

Listen to the audio file of the full address on SoundCloud

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