Review of Regulations

Please stay tuned to this page for the upcoming posting of the draft regulations that form part of the MGA Review.

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Summer 2016 Tour

On May 31, 2016, the Modernized Municipal Government Act was introduced in the legislature. Municipal Affairs travelled to 20 locations across Alberta in June and July to discuss the proposed changes to the MGA through public sessions. A What We Heard document was prepared on the feedback that we received on the Modernized Municipal Government Act.

Previous province-wide conversation (2014)

From the beginning of February 2014 to the end of April 2014, our MGA Review team held face-to-face stakeholder consultations in 11 communities across the province. We also received input through the MGA Review Workbook during January to April, and written submissions during January to June 2014.

What We Heard documents were prepared and include the comments and opinions of participants, and present an overall picture of what we heard from Albertan’s during public consultation between January and June 2014. The What We Heard documents reflect feedback and ideas brought forward through the consultation sessions, workbook, and written submissions.

Key dates

Spring 2016: The government introduced the Modernized Municipal Government Act in the Legislature to propose the final round of amendments to the MGA.

Summer 2016: All Albertan’s had an opportunity to review the proposed Modernized Municiapl Government Act and provide feedback during the summer tour.

Fall 2016: The Legislature will complete debate of the bill, including any amendments arising from feedback received from Albertan’s.

Early 2017: The draft regulations will be posted to the MGA Review website for public review and comments.

Fall 2017: All changes to the MGA, including regulations, will be proclaimed before municipal elections in fall 2017.

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