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"N" is for Newfoundland and Labrador

Municipal governments are comprised of local elected officials and encompass a range of administrative bodies, including cities, towns, villages, and municipal districts.

This is the Political Trenches: Local Government at Work, the show dedicated to talking about the most pressing issues confronting municipal governments throughout Canada.

We are continuing our journey through the Municipal Alphabet.

I long with my co-host Ian McCormack, will provide insights and perspectives on the challenges and opportunities that confront local governments as they strive to serve their communities.

Today we bring you the letter ‘N’ which stands for the Newfoundland and Labrador. Ian will be sitting out this weeks interview, bCraig Pollett from M is for the Maritimes will be joining me to speak with a Mayor on the front lines of Municipalities in Newfoundland and Labrador.

But first we will talk about how the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial government recently said no to regionalization plans for Municipalities, How one Municipality in British Columbia is being called the most secretive municipality in Canada, and as Municipalities being to face financial constraints in Canada, Alberta’s provincial capital is cutting top managers and position to find savings.


Stories We Talked About This Episode:

N.L. government says no to regionalization plan Full disclosure: Prince George selected as most secretive municipality in Canada:

City of Edmonton cuts top manager positions and shuffles departments:


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