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February 13, 2018
Community organizations across the province have an opportunity to play a prominent role in supporting the on-going transition to clean energy by developing their own renewable energy projects. To support the development of these projects, Energy...
February 13, 2018
AUMA and AAMDC, with support from Infrastructure and Asset Management Alberta (IAMA), are excited to bring you one-day and half-day asset management workshops for elected officials and senior administration! These workshops are made available...
February 13, 2018
Alberta municipalities are invited to contribute to a University of Alberta research project regarding land use tools, governance adaptations, and long-term perspectives by completing a confidential survey.  In addition to sharing the results of...
February 7, 2018
Dates, times, and locations have been established for stakeholder engagement sessions as part of Alberta’s Action on Caribou: Caribou Range Planning. Sessions will be happening in the following communities: Whitecourt: February 20, 2018 Edmonton:...

Living well

March 16, 2016
As experts in municipalities, the AMSC Retirement services team works closely with our strategic partners to offer retirement and savings programs designed specifically to meet the needs of members. Incorporating these initiatives as part of a total...
February 3, 2016
Do your employees know what to do in a blizzard? The massive blizzard that struck the northeastern United States in January is a reminder that winter storms are serious business and that everyone needs to be prepared. Here are 10 tips to help your...
February 3, 2016
As tax season is just around the corner, many employees are thinking about their financial goals and income tax deductions.  As employers, municipalities may receive questions about providing tools that can assist their employees in planning and...
December 16, 2015
Parents seek to guide their children by talking about important family and personal issues - like healthy eating. However, children often hear one thing and see another. As such, they won’t perceive healthy eating as important if it is not something...

Happening now

February 13, 2018
The annual AUMA Public Risk Conference will take place May 3 – 4, 2018 at the Delta Hotels Calgary South in Calgary. Delegates will have the opportunity to discuss hot topics in risk management, such as Enterprise Risk Management, CAT losses,...
February 13, 2018
The Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) recently released the first draft of its proposed Comprehensive Market Design (CMD 1) for Alberta’s future capacity market. The document sets out the AESO’s proposed framework of the technical design of...
February 13, 2018
Service Alberta is administering a survey to gather information from key stakeholders to help develop recommendations for a Provincial Broadband Strategy that reflects the needs and best interests of Albertans. This strategy is in response to a...
February 7, 2018
Each year, AUMA makes a submission to the province on municipal needs and opportunities that should be addressed in the provincial budget. The submission, which takes the form of a letter addressed to the Premier, includes the primary and secondary...

In your community

February 13, 2018
Alberta Municipal Affairs is hosting workshops on Intermunicipal Collaboration Frameworks (ICFs) and Intermunicipal Development Plans (IDPs) in in various locations throughout Alberta over the next few months.  The following dates and locations have...
February 13, 2018
Elections may be over, but the need to promote safe spaces for women in politics continues, and elected officials can all make a contribution. The Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters (ACWS) is inviting elected officials to take a survey about their...
February 13, 2018
In response to incidents of contaminants ending up in municipal wastewater and stormwater systems, the City of Medicine Hat and Government of Alberta partnered to commission an app designed to help Albertans safely dispose of hazardous waste. The...
February 7, 2018
AUMA applauds the Town of Canmore for their Council Remuneration Policy that allows up to $2,000 to be reimbursed to councillors to cover both child and family care costs while they attend events in an official capacity. Family-friendly policies...