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September 11, 2019
Dear municipal colleagues, I’m sure you have already been made aware of the provincial government’s recently-released MacKinnon Report on Alberta’s Finances.  AUMA has examined the report’s recommendations, and we want to make sure you have access...
September 11, 2019
Each year at the AUMA’s Annual Convention and AMSC Trade Show, outstanding municipal professionals from across Alberta are awarded for their collaboration, dedication and commitment to excellence. “Over the past two years of my term, I’ve had the...
September 11, 2019
As the summer continues, so do AUMA’s efforts to get our members’ priorities in front of the provincial government. On August 12, AUMA CEO Dan Rude and his team met with Ray Gilmour, Deputy Minister of Executive Council, to discuss several high-...
September 11, 2019
University of Alberta researchers are currently conducting a survey of municipal renewable energy projects and motivations. If you are an elected official or municipal employee involved with energy or sustainability, please consider completing this...

AMSC Business News

September 11, 2019
As we approach Mental Illness Awareness Week in Canada, which runs from October 6-12,  AUMA and our partner Sun Life are pleased to provide an exclusive members-only series of information sessions. This add-on to your membership is a learning tool...
July 31, 2019
Organizing a fitness challenge internally that saw 90 per cent participation rate is an incredible feat achieved by the County of Barrhead. The aim of the challenge was to encourage staff to take advantage of the municipality’s health and wellness...
July 24, 2019
By the time the County of Barrhead’s spring 2019 health and wellness challenge finished this past May, their participants had walked across Canada, built relationships between elected officials, field staff and office workers, and adopted...
July 24, 2019
It’s summer in Alberta, which means any number of weather-related challenges on the horizon. This year, many parts of Alberta are experiencing higher-than-average rainfall, as well as intense summer storms. Some municipalities are experiencing...

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...