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December 5, 2018
On November 19, 2018, the Emergency Management Amendment Act received Royal assent. The new Act required the creation of a Local Authority Emergency Management Regulation that outlines in detail the responsibilities of municipalities for emergency...
December 5, 2018
AUMA and RMA recently hosted the second of a two-part webinar series on the Alberta Nutrition Report Card with the following speakers: Michelle Louie, Alberta Policy Coalition for Chronic Disease Prevention (APCCP) Krista Milford, University of...
November 28, 2018
While the majority of amendments to the Municipal Government Act (MGA) were proclaimed over a year ago, there is still work being done on the Act and related regulations.  AUMA has updated our MGA page to provide members improved access to...
November 28, 2018
It’s insurance renewal time at AUMA/AMSC, and here’s why property values are huge part of the discussion: Knowing the property values helps us assess the overall property insurance needs of our valued general insurance program participants and...

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November 14, 2018
AUMA and RMA recently hosted the first of a two-part webinar series on the Alberta Nutrition Report Card with the following speakers: Dr. Kim Raine, University of Alberta Michelle Louie, Alberta Policy Coalition for Chronic Disease Prevention Krista...
November 14, 2018
The Competition Bureau is looking into the competitive dynamics of Canadian broadband internet services. By taking this short 2-minute online survey, you can help identify to the Bureau the challenges faced by municipalities concerning high-speed...
November 7, 2018
Is the lack of access to high-speed internet hampering with your development of innovation, business or technology parks? If this has happened in your municipality, the GOA wants to hear from you! Contact Claudette Dunsing, Manager of the Provincial...
November 7, 2018
In September, AUMA reported on its advocacy regarding the province’s plans to update its Policy on Consultation with First Nations on Land and Natural Resource Management and its Policy on Consultation with Métis Settlements on Land and Natural...

In your community

December 5, 2018
The Government of Canada has released its annual immigration plan, targeting to welcome 330,800 immigrants to the country in 2019 in the following categories: 191,600 persons under the economic category 88,500 under the family category 29,950...
November 28, 2018
Source: Government of Canada website On December 6, 1989, 13 female students and a female administrator at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal were murdered because they were women. The shocking impact of their deaths led Parliament to designate...
November 28, 2018
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has put out a Call for Proposals for programs and initiatives that seek to optimize the wellbeing of people living with dementia (PLWD) and/or family/friend caregivers. Starting 2018/19, $4 million per year...
November 7, 2018
Submitted by AMSC Risk Management Services We’ve already had our first (and in some cases, second) blast of snow already this fall, and winter is just around the corner. Regular road maintenance may be a challenge this season due to a North American...