Municipal Symposium

Click HERE to REGISTER as a municipal delegate  

The registration fee for municipal delegates attending this event is $275.00 per person. Cancellation deadline is Wednesday, April 26th, 2017.  MNL will not issue refunds after that date. 

Some of the topics included in this year’s agenda: (Symposium AGENDA)

  • Our Provincial Outlook
    • Terry Paddon, Auditor General and Dr. Robert Greenwood, Harris Centre
  • Our Municipal Outlook
    • President Karen Oldford and Craig Pollett, Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador
  • The New Normal of Municipal Infrastructure
  • Governance Working Group featuring four of MNL’s past presidents.
  • Provincial Budget Debrief
  • Municipal Awareness Day launch
  • Regional Governance
  • Respectful Workplace
  • Municipal Wastewater Solutions
  • Presumptive Cancer in Fire Fighters

…and don’t miss the MNL Celebrity Roast & Reception, honouring Mayor Claude Elliott. Come prepared with your memories and one liners to help cook his goose on Friday, May 5, 2017.

SPONSORSHIPS: Be part of the discussion! Share you ideas and bring solutions to the Municipal Symposium. Click here for the Municipal Symposium Sponsorship package  or email Dana Brewer at

Municipal Training Financial Assistance Fund is available for this event. Please contact Deann Spurrell, Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment, Email:  / Tel: 729-5401 / Toll Free 1-877-729-4393 / Fax: 729-3605

Accommodations: MNL does not allocate rooms for the Municipal Symposium. Please contact one of the hotels listed below to secure your overnight accommodations.

MNL has a block of rooms held at each of the hotels below for the Municipal Symposium. Please inquire for availability.

  • Hotel Gander, 100 Trans-Canada Hwy – Phone: (709) 256-3931
  • Comfort Inn, 112 Trans-Canada Hwy, – Phone:(709) 256-3535
  • Albatross Hotel, 114 Trans-Canada Highway, – Phone:(709) 256-3956
  • Sinbad’s Hotel & Suites, 133 Bennett Dr – Phone:(709) 651-2678

Dietary Needs: If you have food allergies or require special dietary options such as vegetarian or vegan meals please contact the MNL office via email or telephone: 753-6820 at your earliest convenience.

Accessibility: All MNL meeting spaces are fully accessible. If you require an accessible room, please inform the hotel when making your overnight reservation.