AUMA is pleased to announce our new Board of Directors and Executive Committee for 2020/21. The AUMA Board comprises representatives from Alberta’s cities, towns, villages, summer villages, and specialized municipalities.
Following the federal government’s announcement of a dedicated funding stream for COVID-19 resiliency under the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP), Alberta Infrastructure has shared with AUMA that all funds currently allocated to Alberta through this program will be distributed shortly.
AUMA and RMA have made further updates to the ICF Workbook to recognize the adjustment of the deadline to April 1, 2021 and to provide tips and tools on how to address outstanding areas of dispute when finalizing an ICF.
There has recently been a trend towards the use of alternative dispute resolution processes, including mediations and arbitrations, to help resolve legal disputes. It is important to be aware that there are potential risks that arise when a party agrees in a contract that any disputes must be resolved through arbitration.
AUMA Benefit Services is excited to offer a virtual education session to you and your employees on the value-added Best Doctors program. Best Doctors is a free service offered to Benefit Services members participating in our disability programs.
Prepare for an electric vehicle future with our guide and calculator
With this Knowledge Guide, learn about best practices for deploying electric vehicles and the various vehicle types available for rebates through the Action Centre.
Compare the costs of gasoline-powered passenger vehicles with electric vehicles using the Electric Vehicle Savings Calculator. Visit the Learning Centre to learn more.
The City of St. Albert shares how the approval of their Environmental Master Plan guides goals to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions for the city, its residents and businesses, in this edition of Partners for Climate Protection Program Spotlight.
Alberta Innovates and Western Economic Diversification Canada are funding the Smart Sustainable Resilient Infrastructure Association to provide funding towards projects that reduce GHG emissions, submitted by October 2.Apply today.
GOOD TO KNOW
Expand your asset management knowledge and connect with fellow asset management professionals around the province by attending Infrastructure Asset Management Alberta (IAMA)’s virtual workshop from October 13-15. Topics will include a levels-of-service exercise, a presentation on risk from the City of Windsor, and an update from Alberta Municipal Affairs. Register here.
Alberta Justice and Solicitor General has launched consultations on programs to assist Victims of Crime. A survey has been released to gather input from stakeholders that will be used to inform the development of the permanent Victims Assistance Program, which will replace the interim program in 2021. The survey will be open until October 9.
The deadline for AMHSA and University of New Brunswick College of Extended Learning’s Safety Program Tuition Giveaway is next week. All Alberta municipal members and AMHSA’s associate members who are currently working or are interested in the Occupational Health and Safety field can enter this contest online.