AUMA has established a Police Act Working Group with the mandate to conduct a comprehensive review of the Alberta Police Act and develop recommendations for amendments to improve policing services and community safety; and recommend a new, more equitable funding model to the AUMA Board.
On September 19, AUMA hosted a webinar with Assistant Deputy Minister Stephen Bull of the Supernet Secretariat and Claudette Dunsing, Manager of the Provincial Broadband Strategy to discuss the provincial broadband strategy and funding opportunities. The webinar and presentation are now available online.
The Government of Alberta launched a new grant program to help local organizations improve the lives of seniors by funding community-based initiatives that remove barriers and help seniors stay in their homes and engaged in their communities. With an annual investment of about $1 million, the province will be funding projects that promote the safety and independence of Alberta seniors.
The Canadian Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has released Indigenous Languages in Canada, a short document that suggests simple ways to preserve and revitalize Indigenous languages in Canada.
Do you have questions about municipal water, wastewater, environmental reserve, landfills? Community Conserve might be the website for you. Community Conserve is a forum for Alberta municipalities to identify common environment and conservation issues.
A recent decision of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench demonstrates the importance and potential implications of planning bylaws of this nature. The issue before the Court was the validity of a bylaw to amend the municipality’s land use bylaw (“LUB”) to redistrict a parcel of land adjacent to an environmentally sensitive area.
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