Welcome to MGA Group

McQueen Galloway Associates

Parks | Recreation | Culture | Tourism | Parks | Tourism

We have the skills and the experience for success.
Each MGA consultant team that we have established for each project is led by experienced senior professionals who have primary responsibility for overseeing and reviewing project deliverables, attending meetings, and designing and implementing the consultation program. We take pride in our work, providing recreation, culture, strategic, organizational planning, land use and development and parks / trails landscape architecture leadership of the highest quality to satisfy the expectations of our municipal clients, and keep projects moving forward.

Tailored Expertise for Every Project

At McQueen Galloway Associates, our network of specialized associates ensures that each project receives precisely the expertise it requires. This approach eliminates unnecessary costs and ensures optimal results for our clients.
McQueen Galloway Associates offers individualized planning and management solutions, delivered by highly knowledgeable consultants. Clients of MGA always know that they are getting the benefit of the MGA experience and expertise regardless of the size of the project.


Effective public consultation helps engage citizens and stakeholders, it avoids possible conflicts and helps to set expectations for project results. MGA has developed robust processes for consultation that builds consensus and ensures timely feedback into any planning project. 


MGA has a growing number of projects focused on culture, sport, and tourism. We bring a focus to maximizing current assets and tapping into new markets. We work on individual or collective (Regional) plans or help a municipality understand what they need to build capacity to bid and host larger events and festivals.


MGA provides strategic leadership for your needs assessment or feasibility study. MGA utilizes a wide range of data including market analysis, relevant legislative/regulatory requirements, economic forecasts and more. We give clients the full picture in order to make the right investment at the right time.


MGA provides comprehensive strategic and master planning services to organizations of all sizes. Primarily focused on parks, recreation, culture, and sport. Through our network of associates, MGA can scale up for major projects, making use of additional consultants or partnering with other firms to meet client needs. We ensure clients have the information and tools they need to successfully implement all elements of a strategic or master plan.

Our Services

Project Samples


Sport, Tourism and Culture Strategies

  • Town of LaSalle
  • City of St. Catharines
  • Town of Lincoln
  • Town of Collingwood
  • City of Elliot Lake
  • c Sport and Cultural Tourism Strategy
  • MATA of South Bruce Peninsula


Strategic and Policy Development

  • Town of LaSalle
  • City of St, Catharines
  • Town of Lincoln
  • Town of Collingwood
  • City of Elliot Lake


Recreation Parks Master Plans

  • Municipality of Brighton
  • Town of Parry Sound
  • Town of Shelburne
  • Northern Bruce Peninsula
  • Township of Malahide
  • City of Sarnia
  • Credit Valley Conservation Authority
  • Township of Wellesley
  • Municipality of Kincardine
  • Town of Minto
  • Terrace Bay


Project Feasibility Studies

  • South Bruce Peninsula Town Hall and Community Hub
  • Town of Erin Multi-Use Recreation Centre with a possibility of a Town Hall
  • Municipality of Brighton Multi-Use Recreation Centre
  • Lower Thames Conservation Authority Redevelopment of the Longwoods Road Resource Centre 
  • Baseball Stadium Venue Waterloo Region


Executive Coaching Recruitment

  • CAO and senior positions recruitment for

    • Municipalities of Grimsby
    • Lincoln
    • New Tecumseth
    • Whitestone
    • East Gwillbury
    • Petrolia
    • Niagara Falls
    • MSC Tillsonburg


Organizational Analysis and Reviews

  • County of Bruce
  • Town of LaSalle
  • City of Brampton
  • Town of Wainfleet

Our Success Philosophy

At McQueen Galloway Associates, success is deeply rooted in our ownership and management structure. As President, Tracey McQueen is intricately involved in every project, serving as either project leader or project counsel. This ensures that clients consistently benefit from the wealth of experience and expertise offered by McQueen Galloway. Moreover, McQueen Galloway Associates boasts a network of associates who enable us to scale up according to the size and complexity of each project. These associates are experts in specialized areas, guaranteeing that clients receive the necessary expertise tailored to their needs. This approach eliminates the need for clients to pay premium prices for unnecessary expertise often found in larger planning firms. Currently, MGA comprises seven consultants operating across key locations in Burlington, Halton Hills, Guelph, and Toronto. Additionally, we frequently collaborate with other like-minded consulting firms such as GSP Group, Novita, and Sierra Planning to deliver comprehensive solutions to our clients.