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October 21, 2020
Fall session begins On October 20, the Legislature began its fall sitting, which is expected to run until December 3. We anticipate that government will pursue a heavy legislative agenda, with more than 20 government bills being introduced and...
October 21, 2020
Join AUMA for a waste-to-energy webinar on November 12, 2020, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Many municipalities are exploring new ways to manage municipal solid waste. They often have questions about how waste-to-energy technologies are different, how...
October 21, 2020
A Refresher on Human Rights in the Workplace By Lauren Chalaturnyk Reynolds Mirth Richards Farmer LLP AMSC Casual Legal Service Provider   Under the Alberta Human Rights Act, all employees are protected from discrimination in the workplace....
October 15, 2020
The Alberta government announced the Natural Gas Vision and Strategy, focusing on establishing Alberta as a global leader in the petrochemical and natural gas industry. A key growth area identified in the strategy is plastics recycling and advancing...

AMSC Business News

October 6, 2020
October is Cyber Security Awareness month, and these current times require a continuous view of our policies, procedures as well as insights on how this risk is changing. This month is a great opportunity to have discussions with staff and...
October 6, 2020
We have been hearing from our members about their challenges with employees returning to work after being on disability and how to best support them. Because this is an important issue, we have brought together some expert resources to share...
October 6, 2020
AUMA is thrilled to announce the Board Development Program interactive live webinar series, which will run every Tuesday from October 20 to December 8, 2020, in partnership with the Government of Alberta. The webinar series is free for board members...
September 30, 2020
AUMA Benefit Services is excited to offer a virtual education session to you and your employees on the value-added Best Doctors program. Best Doctors is a free service offered to Benefit Services members participating in our disability programs....

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...