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January 21, 2020
Bill 25, Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act, 2019, was passed by the Alberta Legislature on December 5, 2019. Bill 25 included amendments to the Municipal Government Act related to Intermunicipal Collaboration Frameworks (ICFs). The deadline for...
January 21, 2020
Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) is seeking input from municipalities about how to reduce red tape and streamline the regulatory process for low-risk wetland road maintenance activities. The information provided by municipalities in the survey...
January 21, 2020
Attention: AMSC Members – Please distribute to all appropriate personnel Section 420: Now that Possession is Legal… By Benjamin J. Ferland Reynolds Mirth Richards Farmer LLP AMSC Casual Legal Service Provider   Sooner or later, most municipalities...
January 15, 2020
Andrew Knack, Councillor for the City of Edmonton and AUMA Director, Cities over 500,000, views collaboration as essential for success in communities of all sizes. Watch below to see Andrew discuss his commitment to collaboration as part of his role...

AMSC Business News

December 5, 2019
Lethbridge has several claims to fame, including their picturesque coulees and beautiful Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. But did you know that this Alberta city is also the only municipal jurisdiction in North America that has provided school bus...
December 5, 2019
We are thrilled to announce that AUMA has been chosen as the winner of the “iv3 Solutions Award for Excellence in Risk Management” award in the fourth annual Insurance Business Canada Awards. As we mentioned in October, the Insurance Business Canada...
October 15, 2019
We’re thrilled to announce that AUMA has been selected as a finalist for the “iv3 Solutions Award for Excellence in Risk Management” award in the fourth annual Insurance Business Canada Awards. The Insurance Business Canada Awards are the biggest...
October 9, 2019
Last month, Edmonton hosted risk managers, insurance representatives, and underwriting professionals at the RIMS Canada Conference. The Risk & Insurance Management Society is an international organization dedicated to promoting the profession of...

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...