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April 8, 2021
As part of Spring Municipal Leaders Caucus, next Thursday, April 15 participants will consider the following member-submitted Requests for Decisions (RFDs) Member RFD from the Town of Slave Lake - All Albertans Deserve Access to Justice Member RFD...
April 8, 2021
Thanks again to everyone who attended the President’s Summit on Policing in February!  If you missed the session on a provincial police service, you can view the recording here and access the PowerPoint presentations here. At the end of the February...
April 8, 2021
The Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) has released its preferred rate design for the Bulk and Regional Tariff redesign. This tariff is how the AESO captures fifty per cent of the costs necessary to pay for investments to the electricity...
April 8, 2021
The legislature resumed sitting Tuesday following a one-week constituency break. Members of the Legislature are scheduled to debate several pieces of government business including Government Motion 70, on the Keystone XL pipeline, and Bill 52, the...

AMSC Business News

March 10, 2021
Stable and predictable insurance premiums for municipalities and not-for-profit organizations continue to be an issue during this incredibly tough market. AUMA and the MUNIX insurance pool have a strategy to help you work through these market...
March 10, 2021
At AUMA, we are always looking for ways to support building strong and resilient Alberta communities. Recently, we've developed our Cyber Security Services to strengthen your understanding of risks, provide protection, and support your recovery...
February 17, 2021
AUMA recognizes the fiscal challenges of our current times. Because we serve communities, not shareholders, we actively look for ways to offer members cost savings and budget certainty. We are currently offering municipalities and community...
February 17, 2021
A recent cyber event in Florida highlighted the vulnerability of municipal water treatment operations. Initial reports indicate the treatment facility had reused a password that a hacker then used to exploit outdated software and remote operating...

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...