President Heron: Future amendments to Alberta's MGA

President Cathy Heron responded quickly to remarks Premier Jason Kenney made on March 1 about the provincial government's plans to amend the Municipal Government Act (MGA) so that local governments cannot create public health bylaws. Her statement, which received considerable news coverage and attention on social media, emphasized the importance of local governments having autonomy and freedom to decide and act locally in the best interests of residents and businesses. Read the full statement here.