July 24, 2019
ADVOCACY UPDATES

Although it’s only July, AUMA President Barry Morishita has already had a busy summer connecting with Cabinet members whose mandates affect our members.  READ MORE

As part of AUMA’s advocacy work around municipal policing, we are reaching out to the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General and Ministry staff to express our strong support for full funding. READ MORE

Since the Notice of Motion was brought forward to create a baseline analysis that could inform the design of a provincial Extended Producer Responsibility Paper and Packaging Program, AUMA is in the finalization phase and is seeking your input. READ MORE

The new Canadian Navigable Waters Act has been created, and the Government of Canada is seeking engaging stakeholders to provide suggestions to the Minor Works Order before July 30, 2019. READ MORE

AUMA is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to serve on its Board of Directors. READ MORE

Attention municipalities interested in Investing in Canada: applications for several categories close on July 31, 2019. READ MORE

The matter of unsightly or unsafe properties within the boundaries of municipalities can be difficult for the municipality to remedy.  READ MORE
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BUSINESS SERVICES

In situations involving water damage, some aspects are covered under homeowner or business insurance, rather than being the responsibility of the municipality via their insurance program. READ MORE

By the time the County of Barrhead’s health and wellness challenge finished, their participants had walked across Canada, built relationships between elected officials, field staff and office workers, and adopted sustainable, healthy habits. READ MORE
GOOD TO KNOW
  • On Friday, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) launched the first in a series of online election advocacy tools. This tool allows municipal representatives to click to tweet to their federal candidates to talk about how important the Gas Tax Fund is in their communities. Click here to access it.



Not sure where to start with the Recreation Energy Conservation Program? We’ll explain the basics of the program, provide advice for applying, show case studies from other municipalities that have previously participated, and answer questions live. Click here to register for the Recreation Energy Conservation Program 101 webinar on July 31.
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