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August 12, 2020
There are two fantastic opportunities for AUMA’s members to showcase their municipality’s people and businesses on Thursday, September 24 during our AUMA Convention. Tribute to our province's front-line workers - With the high level of stress and...
August 12, 2020
Last fall, the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General announced plans for establishing the Rural Alberta Provincial Integrated Defence (RAPID) Force. RAPID Force expands the authorities and roles of Fish and Wildlife Officers and Sheriff Highway...
August 12, 2020
Register now for EOEP’s virtual offering of our popular Municipal Corporate Planning and Finance course. This course – previously offered in sold-out sessions during July and August – has been adapted to include information for elected officials...
August 11, 2020
Topic of Interest: Why Section 4 Matters By Jeffrey Daniels Reynolds Mirth Richards Farmer LLP AMSC Casual Legal Service Provider   Section 4 of the Interest Act (Canada) requires all written agreements for payment of interest at a rate or...

AMSC Business News

July 29, 2020
At AUMA, we’re always looking for ways to save you money and help you build strong communities. As such, we are excited to announce a new addition to our Purchasing Program - our purchasing partners. Our purchasing partners will provide members with...
July 22, 2020
Since AUMA/AMSC serves members and not shareholders, we have worked hard to help many of our Employee Benefits clients with premium credits. Since April, we have provided monthly credits against unused dental and extended healthcare premiums, even...
June 17, 2020
As the pandemic broke, AUMA/AMSC recognized the difficult circumstances facing many of our Employee Benefits clients. Since the usage of dental benefits and some extended health care (EHC) benefits fell considerably, we were able to provide credits...
June 16, 2020
We recognize that budget constraints are forcing you to do more with less. And we understand the importance of providing robust mental health supports that are flexible and affordable for your employees and their families, now and in the future.  ...

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...