Fort McMurray wildfires

Recovery efforts are underway. Residents are able to voluntarily return to Fort McMurray.

Re-entry updates are posted regularly on our emergency page | Call 310-4455 open Mon-Fri 8am to 6pm

A provincial state of emergency remains in effect.

Alberta Municipal Affairs

Interim land use information session

As the removal of 17 floodway homes proceeds in the Calgary communities of Elbow Park and Rideau/Roxboro, Municipal Affairs Minister Danielle Larivee and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi convened this meeting to seek feedback from residents on their vision for the recovery of their communities.

Related Documents: Calgary Flood Properties - Q & A | Demolition Milestones

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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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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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Highlights from Minister Larivee’s address to the AAMDC – Spring 2016

Highlights from Municipal Affairs Minister Danielle Larivee’s address to the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties (AAMDC) spring convention on March 15, 2016. Topics include municipal partnerships, the Municipal Government Act, and grant programs for municipalities.

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