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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Province updates status of DRP payments

New funding from the Alberta government will allow work on the southwest berm and other mitigation measures to go ahead to protect High River from future flooding like the 2013 disaster in southern Alberta.

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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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