The Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) legislation (passed June 6, 2018) is a voluntary program that makes it easier for Alberta municipalities to help residents make affordable energy efficiency or renewable energy upgrades to private property.
The Alberta Water Council (AWC) is currently undertaking a project looking at documenting existing Source Water Protection (SWP) approaches and providing guidance for protecting public, private, and individual drinking water sources in Alberta.
The Society to Prevent Dutch Elm Disease (STOPDED) is a non-profit organization whose mandate is to preserve and protect Alberta's elm trees from Dutch Elm Disease (DED). Members include federal, provincial and municipal representatives, nursery workers, landscapers, commercial and municipal arborists, research scientists, and other interested Albertans.
A 2017 decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal considered whether a municipality’s issuance of a trespass notice to a protester outside of Town Hall violated the protester’s right to freedom of expression under section 2(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (“Charter”).
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Public Sector Digest is hosting a webinar August 23, 11 am – noon (MDT) on Canada's first ever National Housing Strategy (NHS). The webinar will offer a roadmap for public sector practitioners to navigate new affordable housing requirements and funding, with a panel discussing how governments are maintaining their existing units, partnering with planners and developers to construct new housing, and ensuring economic sustainability, both for the sake of revenue generation and social development.
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