04. Support of Municipal Policing


Policing is the shared responsibility of all governments in Canada. With a budget of close to $390 million, policing is also one of the fastest growing and single largest expenditure areas for The City of Calgary. The City of Calgary receives only $17 million in funding for policing from the provincial government under the Municipal Policing Assistance Grant (MPAG). In its 2012-13 budget, the provincial government maintained its commitment to provide $16 per capita to the City of Calgary through the MPAG. The $16 per capita funding has remained the same since 2004, and has not grown to offset the increasing costs associated with policing and keeping our community safe.

  • What additional financial support will you provide to address the increased costs and responsibilities associated with policing in Calgary?


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