The proposed changes to the The Municipal Government Act (MGA) were developed through extensive public consultation, careful analysis of what we heard from Albertans, and collaborative work with key municipal partners. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the province-wide conversation about the future of municipalities in Alberta.

Spring 2016 Legislation

The next round of amendments were introduced into the Legislature on May 31, 2016. These legislative amendments have been categorized into three broad policy questions:

Check the status and read Bill 21, Modernized Municipal Government Act

Spring 2015 Legislation

The first round of amendments – Bill 20 – Municipal Government Amendment Act were passed by the Legislature March 2015.

News release

Modernized Municipal Government Act – Bill 21 (May 31, 2016)

Amended Municipal Government Act (March 16, 2015)

Next steps

Municipal Affairs will be touring the Province to gather feedback on draft Bill 21 – Modernized Municipal Government Act. Find out how you can be involved in these discussions by visiting our Get Involved page.


Contact us with the details.