July 7, 2021
AUMA/AMSC DIGEST
ADVOCACY UPDATES
Do you want to expand your understanding of the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada? Are you looking for guidance on how your municipality can support reconciliation?

Register for one of two virtual workshops on July 23 or 26 that will explore how past government policies have defined today’s relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.
  • Transition to Stage 3
  • Annual report for the last fiscal year released
Time is running out to nominate a remarkable municipal leader in your community for a 2021 AUMA Award. Award nominations must be submitted by August 13, 2021.

Section 11 of the Act requires a local authority, defined as the council of a municipality, to approve emergency plans and programs, in accordance with the regulations. Section 4 of the Regulation sets out what must form part of the local authority’s emergency plan.
BUSINESS SERVICES
GOOD TO KNOW
Public Safety Canada has invited municipalities to provide feedback for a Pan-Canadian Rural Crime Strategic Framework through this survey.
The 19toZero coalition is holding a municipally focused virtual town hall meeting on Tuesday, July 13, at 6 p.m. During the meeting, which will be held on Zoom, you will have an opportunity to have your COVID-19 and vaccine questions answered by the 19toZero team.
 
19toZero is an independent, non-profit coalition of healthcare practitioners and public health experts that provides accurate and timely public health information surrounding COVID-19 and vaccines to the public to better allow community members to make informed choices surrounding their health.
 
Register here.
Introducing the Energy Audit Equipment Tool Lending Library
Are you looking to understand your municipal buildings’ energy use? Borrow energy auditing tools and start to understand your facility’s energy use for free through the Tool Lending Library.

The Tool Lending Library offers over 20 different types of tools, including digital ultrasonic flow meters, ultrasonic leak detectors, a motor usage data logger, and light and occupancy data logger.

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