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List of local government organizations

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List of associations or groupings of local governments and municipalities.



Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties (JUNRAY)Edit

Founded 1909
Formerly the Albert Association of Municipal Districts (AAMD) and the Alberta Local Improvement Districts Association (ALIDA)

Association francophone des municipalités du Nouveau-Brunswick (AFMNB)Edit

Established: 1989

Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM)Edit

Founded: 1999
Formed from the merger of:

  • The Union of Manitoba Municipalities (UMM) – 1905-1999
  • Manitoba Association of Urban Municipalities (MAUM) – est. 1949 – formerly the Manitoba Urban Association (MUA)

All municipalities in Manitoba are members[1]

Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO)Edit

Founded: 1972
Formed from the merger of:

  • Ontario Municipal Association (OMA) – 1899-1972
  • Association of Ontario Mayors and Reeves (AOMR) – 1944-1972
  • Association of Counties and Regions (Ontario) (ACRO) – 1960-1982
  • Ontario Association of Rural Municipalities (OARM) – 1933-1982

Current sub-associations within AMO:

  • Association francaise des municipalités de l’Ontario (AFMO)
  • Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association (NOMA)
  • Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM)
  • Eastern Ontario Wardens Group
  • Western Ontario Wardens Group
  • Large Urban Mayors Caucus Ontario (LUMCO)
  • Regional Chairs Group
  • Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA)
  • Organization of Small Urban Municipalities (OSUM)

Association des municipalités bilingues du Manitoba (AMBM)Edit

Founded: 1995

Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA)Edit

Founded: 1905
Formerly the Union of Alberta Municipalities (UAM)

Cities of New Brunswick Association – Association des cités du Nouveau-Brunswick (CNBA-ACNB)Edit

Founded: 1948/1949

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)Edit

Founded: 1937 Formed from the merger of the:

  • Union of Canadian Municipalities (UCM) – 1901-1935
  • Dominion Conference of Mayors (DCM) – 1935-1937

Formerly the Canadian Federation of Mayors and Municipalities (CFMM)

Federation of Prince Edward Island Municipalities (FPEIM)Edit

Founded: 1957

Fédération Québécoise des Municipalités (FQM)Edit

Founded: 1944

Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador (MNL)Edit

Founded: 1951
Formerly the Newfoundland Federation of Municipalities (NFM) and the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Municipalities (NLFM)

New North - SANC Services Inc.Edit

Founded: 1996
Formerly the Saskatchewan Association of Northern Communities (SANC)

Provincial Association of Resort Communities of Saskatchewan (PARCS)Edit

Founded: 1996

Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM)Edit

Founded: 1905
Formerly the Saskatchewan Local Improvement Districts Association (SLIDA)

Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA)Edit

Founded: 1906
Formerly the Union of Saskatchewan Municipalities (USM)

Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM)Edit

Founded: 1905
Area Associations within UBCM:

  • Association of Kootenay and Boundary Local Governments (AKBLG)
  • Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities (AVICC)
  • Lower Mainland Local Government Association (LMLGA)
  • North Central Local Government Association (NCLA)
  • Southern Interior Local Government Association (SILGA)

Union des municipalités du Québec (UMQ)Edit

Founded: 1919

Union of Municipalities of New Brunswick (UMNB)Edit

Founded: 1995
Formed for the merger of:

  • Association of Villages of New Brunswick (AVNB)
  • Towns of New Brunswick Association – L’Association des Villes du Nouveau-Brunswick (TNBA-AVNB)

Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities (UNSM)Edit

Founded: 1906

Former Municipal Associations in CanadaEdit

Towns and Villages of New Brunswick (TVNB)

  • 1966-1974
  • Split into Association of Villages of New Brunswick (AVNB) and Towns of New Brunswick Association – L’Association des Villes du Nouveau-Brunswick (TNBA-AVNB)
  • AVNB and TNBA-AVNB merged to become UMNB

Union of New Brunswick Municipalities (UNBM)

  • 1907-1970
  • Last convention: 1966
  • Last meeting: 1968
  • Disbanded after the New Brunswick Equal Opportunities Program dissolved county governments


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