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What is the Municipal Government Act (MGA)?

The Municipal Government Act (MGA) is a piece of legislation which helps define how our municipalities develop land, raise funds for services and function overall. Essentially, this is a guide to how Alberta municipalities operate.

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Top 10 ways to influence community development

Development is important to cities and communities, it helps provide increased housing options, brings jobs and helps the economy (that’s just a few of the reasons). But when development is taking place within your community, or on a community that hasn’t started construction yet, but did you know there are a number of ways you…

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The Building Cycle

Does it ever seem to you like new communities seem to pop up seemingly out of nowhere? It might appear like the building process is a quick one, but the truth is planning for these communities takes years (sometimes decades) before shovels hit the dirt. Building communities in Alberta involves a lot of collaboration between…

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Development Terminology to Know

Designing and developing communities can be a complicated business, and that’s why sifting through the industry language can sometimes seem complicated too. To help you navigate the development industry, here’s some common terminology and buzzwords to know.

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