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June 20, 2018
Registration is now open for the 2018 AUMA Convention and AMSC Trade Show, which takes place from September 26-28 at the Westerner Park, in Red Deer!   Join more than 1,000 elected officials, administrators and business partners for the 2018 AUMA...
June 20, 2018
AUMA staff has completed a review of the bilateral agreement signed between the provincial and federal government for the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP). The agreement will see $3.398 billion in infrastructure funding flow to...
June 20, 2018
The Province is proposing changes to the Emergency Management Act and tabled Bill 8 in the Legislature on April 3, 2018. At the time, the Government indicated that it would be consulting with municipalities and stakeholders over the summer with the...
June 20, 2018
On June 1, 2018, the province adopted a new regulation – the Remediation Regulation - to help municipalities address brownfields in their community. The new regulation, which comes into effect on January 1, 2019, is in line with AUMA’s...

Happening now

June 20, 2018
Alberta Environment and Parks will transfer the Alberta Used Oil Management Association (AUOMA) to the Alberta Recycling Management Authority effective October 1, 2018. AUMA has been asking the Minister of Environment and Parks to evaluate the long-...
June 20, 2018
In January 2018, AUMA participated in the Government of Alberta’s Local food consultation. Subsequently, on May 30, 2018, the Supporting Alberta’s Local Food Sector Act was passed by the government. One of the provisions of this Act was the...
June 20, 2018
Community Conserve is a website where municipal personnel can submit their environmental and conservation concerns and ideas as individuals and then can vote to prioritize those ideas and concerns as a community of municipalities. The research team...
June 13, 2018
The Federal Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr visited Edmonton recently and provided an update on the Trans Mountain pipeline. Minister Carr spoke about the positive impacts of Alberta’s oil industry on all Canadians, and the federal government’s...

In your community

June 20, 2018
Attendees at last week’s Municipal Leaders’ Caucus in Camrose were pleased to be recipients of a cheque presentation with AUMA President Barry Morishita totaling $500,000. Over 180 regular and associate members were eligible for this rebate in...
June 20, 2018
Is your municipality looking to construct a net-zero building in your community? Are you looking at upgrading your municipality’s recycling plant? FCM’s Green Municipal Fund provides funding for innovative environmental capital projects in the areas...
June 13, 2018
In anticipation of the recent Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) legislative changes that came into effect on June 1, 2018, the Alberta Municipal Health and Safety Association (AMHSA) led an effort to solicit feedback on questions raised by...
June 13, 2018
Albertans who know or suspect someone is being abused can now call a centralized helpline that will provide support, information and referrals to the appropriate service. The new phone line is a single point of contact to help ensure a coordinated...