Municipal from the Latin municipalis, meaning of the citizen of a free town

Municipal government impacts you more than you know! Everything from roads, childcare centres, libraries, cemeteries, sidewalks, pools, restaurant ratings, museums, building and development, pet registrations are all managed and maintained by your local municipal government.

AMO's Municipal Government 101 explores what municipal governments are, what they do and how they impact the daily lives of Ontarians. Click on an icon to learn more.
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Municipalities in Ontario video
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What is Municipal Government?
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How does it work?
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How many municipalities are there?
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Where are they located?