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July 17, 2019
Alberta Water Council (AWC) 2018 annual report is now available. AWC is a multi-stakeholder partnership with 24 members from governments, industries, and non-government organizations. AWC’s task is to monitor and follow the implementation of Alberta...
July 17, 2019
The Alberta government has acted to assist the struggling shallow gas industry with short-term tax relief. Minister Madu stated, “Our government vowed to take swift action to help shallow gas producers and municipalities. We’re proud to have made...
July 10, 2019
AUMA wants to ensure Alberta municipalities receive the recognition they deserve and have therefore extended the deadline for submitting nominations for the following 2019 AUMA Awards to Friday, July 12, 2019. MUNICIPAL SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS...
July 10, 2019
Please be advised that AUMA Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on the morning of Friday, September 27, 2019 for the purpose of: Approving the Minutes of the previous AGM Receiving the President’s Report Receiving the Chief Executive...

AMSC Business News

July 3, 2019
As part of our ongoing efforts to better serve our members – we are pleased to announce that our AUMA home page has received a face lift! We’ve redesigned the homepage to improve navigation to make it easier for you, our members, to find the content...
July 3, 2019
We are pleased to announce a new offering to our job posting service. Checkster, an automated reference check tool designed to make your life easier, is now offered to anyone using our online job posting service. This tool allows you to complete...
June 12, 2019
These past few weeks are a good reminder of the importance for community emergency preparedness. And, as we take a moment to learn from our most recent experience, we must remain mindful of the seasonality of threats from hail, thunder storms, and...
June 11, 2019
Summer heralds the start of construction season in Alberta. With this comes the added risks of project over-runs, injuries, and other costs that are associated with a construction project. There are insurance products available that enable a...

The AUMA Community

March 26, 2019
Welcome to the new AUMA/AMSC Digest! Our revitalized Digest is part of our ongoing efforts to bring our members valuable and high-quality information. We have designed Digest to make it easier to find what you want to know: Updates on our priority...
March 13, 2019
Since 2017, Canadians can indicate a gender other than male or female when applying for a passport. Likewise, many provinces offer a gender-neutral choice for identification documents such as driver’s licenses and health cards. Being inclusive of...
March 13, 2019
Communities across Canada are at risk of social fragmentation and instability resulting from acts of discrimination towards individuals or groups based on race, ethnicity, national origin or other social identities. To counter this and to celebrate...
March 7, 2019
AUMA and RMA have partnered with FCM to host the “Toward Parity to Encourage Women’s Involvement in Municipal Politics” webinar.  One of the Policy Advisors in AUMA’s Policy and Advocacy team shared a bit more about the webinar and why AUMA members...