New funding proposal for policing angers rural municipalities

Some rural Alberta municipalities are concerned proposed changes to the way the province funds policing will download costs onto their small communities. The province currently covers

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Municipalities told to do their part to help fix Alberta’s finances

Alberta municipal politicians were told Thursday they will be expected to do their part to help bring the province’s finances back to balance.  Municipal

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Edmonton-area municipalities struggle with increased recycling costs

Edmonton-area municipalities are struggling to manage increased recycling costs a year after a decision made by the Chinese government changed the industry. Government officials in

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Four months, 40 municipalities, 12,000 kilometres: what I learned travelling across B.C. for local politics

You know that old advertising campaign where you’d see some spectacular part of British Columbia, different every time, and somebody would turn awkwardly to

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Municipalities push back against suggestion photo radar is a cash cow

Photo radar speeding enforcement has turned into a municipal cash cow, says the province. A spokesperson for Alberta’s urban municipalities says it’s an essential and effective

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Alberta municipalities support Toronto in its battle against Ontario government

Alberta municipalities are offering symbolic support to Toronto in its battle with Ontario Premier Doug Ford and his Progressive Conservative government over the size

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Nova Scotia to ensure that municipalities plan for efficient land use – Halifax

Nova Scotia will amend the province’s legislation governing municipalities as well as the Halifax Regional Charter as part of an attempt to ensure that

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