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A bar chart showing how capital funding to municipalities under the Local Government Fiscal Framework is less than the 12-year average of previous funding regimes
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Budget falls short on infrastructure deficit, municipalities say

While Alberta's 2023 budget upped spending significantly, it leaves municipalities with a lingering infrastructure deficit that won't be erased by the incoming fiscal framework, says Alberta Municipalities.

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Edmonton senator seeks more money and power for municipalities

Canada's "upside-down and backwards" government structure denies municipalities the power and the money to deal with the big problems that land on their doorstep, says Sen. Paula Simons.

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A portrait of Cathy Heron, a smiling woman with a rose in her lapel
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St. Albert mayor elected president of Alberta Municipalities

St. Albert Mayor Cathy Heron was elected president of Alberta Municipalities at the newly renamed organization's annual three-day convention in Edmonton last week.

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covid-19 alberta


Top headlines include Alberta moving into Step 2 of its reopening plan, and Edmonton's Metro Line LRT is now operating on a complete signalling system.

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