The motion urges the provincial government to examine the feasibility of implementing measures such as Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) that balance the environmental and economic needs of Albertans.
The recently announced Natural Gas Vision and Strategy identifies a key growth area in plastics recycling and advancing a plastics circular economy, emphasizing developing markets through industry-operated EPR recycling programs.
A recent decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal considered the scope of section 619 of the Municipal Government Act (“MGA”), which deals with the interplay between approvals from certain provincial regulatory bodies and municipal planning authorities.
Tight budget? Learn how Foothills County is implementing no-cost/low-cost energy-efficient projects
The Municipal Climate Change Action Centre and Adeib Bashar, Municipal Energy Manager, City of Brooks, will discuss the energy-efficient projects he is implementing at several municipal facilities on October 30.Register for this free webinar.
High energy consumption represents a large portion of operating costs for municipalities. Lowering energy consumption will help lower operating costs. Adeniyi Adeaga, Municipal Energy Manager at Foothills County, is implementing low-cost and no-cost projects on a tight budget and saving Foothills County thousands of dollars. Learn how to implement Adeniyi's low-cost energy efficiency retrofitsin your municipality, too!
Based on popular demand, the Elected Officials Education Program is offering upcoming courses on topics essential to the role of councils. Register now for digital offerings of Council’s Role in Service Delivery and Council’s Role in Public Engagement.
Each course is being offered through a combination of four interactive Zoom sessions and Google classroom for further reading.
The Miistakis Institute has released a free online toolkit, Working with Nature, to help Alberta municipalities identify and plan for maintaining the natural infrastructure in their community. Miistakis Institute thanks the Town of Cochrane for its help to develop this resource.
Mitacs connects municipalities with post-secondary researchers who can help with funding and tackling challenges like the impact of the pandemic to sustainability, smart cities, cyber security, public health, infrastructure, and more. Find more information on the Mitacs website, or email Eric Loo at email@example.com.