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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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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Municipal Government Act – 2016 Summer Tour

This summer, Municipal Affairs is visiting 20 communities across Alberta. We’ll talk about complete communities (affordable housing and off-site levies for funding services in new communities), enhancing municipal accountability (training available for councillors and ombudsman), increasing industrial competitiveness (centralized assessment and tax ratios), and regional collaboration (municipal agreements and mandatory growth management boards).

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