Department of Municipal Affairs

The Department of Municipal Affairs provides programs, grants and funding to municipalities and community groups. The department provides services and guidance to municipalities, towns and villages in many areas including safety and security, budget planning and finance, and policy and program development. We also help municipalities across the province govern and provide municipal services in times of emergency and are responsible for the Emergency Management Office and the Office of the Fire Marshal.

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Our minister

Our senior leadership

Paul LaFleche
Deputy Minister

Mark Peck
Associate Deputy Minister

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Department of Municipal Affairs
PO Box 216
Halifax NS B3J 2M4