MACA School of Community Government

Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), School of Community Government (SCG), provides an integrated approach to community government capacity building. The School coordinates a system of training and development, tools and resources for community governments, their staff and stakeholder organizations.

Training is available in:

  • Community Management;
  • Community Finances;
  • Recreation Leadership;
  • Recreation Facility Operations;
  • Youth Resiliency;
  • Water and Waste Management;
  • Community Infrasctructure Maintenance;
  • Community Airports;
  • Public Safety;
  • First Responder;
  • Community Firefighter;
  • Municipal Governance, and
  • First Nation Governance.

Visit the School of Community Government website for information on programs and courses, registration, and tools and resources.  

Click here to learn more about the School of Community Government's e-learning.

Click here for the SCG 2018-2019 Training Calendar.  (Updated August 29, 2018)


About the School

Through a partnership approach, the School of Community Government assesses community needs; develops occupational standards; establishes training plans; coordinates the delivery of training; provides respected certification; and achieves community capacity building results.

The goals of the School of Community Government include enhancing the capacity of community governments through governance training; enhancing the competencies of community government staff by providing training and development opportunities that meet occupational standards; training Northerners for community government positions; and assisting local staff with the training required to advance to more senior level community government positions.