January 16, 2020
If your municipality is thinking of sponsoring a resolution for AUMA’s 2020 Convention, check out our resources for tips and timelines.
AUMA, RMA, and the Alberta Policy Coalition for Chronic Disease Prevention are pleased to host a series of educational webinars on using policy to support community health and well-being. 
Andrew Knack, City of Edmonton councillor and AUMA Director, Cities over 500,000, views collaboration as essential to success enjoys the unique collaboration opportunities AUMA offers.
Congratulations, Foremost
Congratulations to the Village of Foremost, which was selected as one of three organizations partnering with Peraton Canada on a five-year, $12.5M dollar drone project. Read more about Foremost's unmanned aircraft system test range, a project for which Foremost won a 2016 AUMA Sustainability in Action Award.
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Municipal leaders should save the date for AUMA’s Spring Municipal Leaders’ Caucus, to be held at the Westin Hotel in Edmonton on March 25 and 26.
Connecting with the provincial government is complicated. Understanding how policy decisions are made is critical. Join the Public Affairs Association of Canada (PAAC) for a conversation about policy priorities and engaging effectively with the Government of Alberta in 2020.
Alberta Municipal Data Sharing Partnership (AMDSP) is a grassroots group working to create and collect standardized addresses, common places, and road network datasets for Alberta municipalities. This data will provide emergency response agencies with accurate, up-to-date information to better serve Albertans. AMDSP is offering a limited-time subsidy to support municipalities with this data creation. If you would like more information, please visit  AMDSP.ca , or contact  Bryce Surina , AMDSP Chair.

The Alberta Association of Architects, in partnership with Athabasca University,
invite Alberta’s safety code officers and front-line municipal permitting officers to register a unique one-hour course hosted by registered architects and municipal permitting experts. Read more and register for the February 6 or March 11 webinars.

Dalhousie University offers an online Executive Certificate in Local Government Leadership to help elected officials and administrators respond to the modern complexities of local government. Visit their website for more information.

Over the past 10 years, the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre has provided municipalities in Alberta with funding opportunities and advisory services focused on renewable energy and energy efficiency. Learn more about their impact .