We are pleased to announce that in response to COVID-19 and declines in benefit usage, we were able to provide credits against unused premiums that directly resulted in close to $1.5 million in savings for our Benefits clients and their employees.
In a recent decision, the Alberta Court of Appeal considered whether a bylaw that regulates the process for access and use of municipal rights-of-way was constitutionally valid, insofar as it applied to telecommunications services.
Members with the Employee and Family Assistance Program in their benefits plan will now receive a rate reduction for the program. The program has also enhanced several offerings to better support your employees and their families.
Over 900 attendees joined the 60-minute interactive webinar that provided insights and guidance on the province's Phase 2 Relaunch Strategy
GOOD TO KNOW
The Alberta Rural Development Network is looking for communities to join a collective effort to estimate rural homelessness. The
expression of interest is currently open for any rural-based municipality or not-for-profit organization. To learn more about this estimation and the collective effort, please contact
In Alberta, ATCO has discovered a few instances of cross bores, which occur when a natural gas line is inadvertently drilled through a sewer line during installation. It can go unnoticed for years or decades, but there’s no threat unless rotating cleaning equipment is used to clear a blocked sewer. Municipalities completing routine sanitary and storm mains maintenance can also damage the gas line. Visit
atco.com to find some safety tips on how to safely clear a blocked sewer line.
Waitlist available for virtual course on Council's Role in Public Engagement
The Elected Officials Education Program (EOEP) has received tremendous interest in our first ever virtual course, Council’s Role in Public Engagement, which is set to be offered over multiple sessions beginning June 25.
The course has reached enrollment capacity. To gauge interest in offering this course a second time, EOEP is starting a waitlist. To add your name to the waitlist, please contact the EOEP registrar at
Stay tuned for future virtual EOEP courses throughout the summer.
MCCAC to lead Alberta’s Clean Energy Improvement Program
On June 11, 2020, the
Government of Alberta announced it will wind down Energy Efficiency Alberta (EEA). Over the next 90 days, the MCCAC will work closely with the Province and EEA to assume responsibility for the Clean Energy Improvement Program.
Join the Federation of Canadian Municipalities on June 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to learn about the Municipal Energy Roadmap, which will help you identify high-impact opportunities to reduce GHG emissions in your communities.