On February 27, the provincial government will release its budget for the 2020 fiscal year. The next day, AUMA will host a webinar to share perspectives on the budget. Register now for your opportunity to attend and ask questions.
Farmers in Alberta are now able to recycle grain bags and twine under a three-year pilot program. AUMA is one of 20 organizations that secured funding from the Government of Alberta to operate the program and its collection sites.
AUMA Employee Benefits is co-hosting a webinar with Sun Life to help explain our disability management programs on Wednesday, April 1 at 10 a.m. We will look at best practices to help you navigate the disability system more confidently, and you will also get the opportunity to ask questions. Register here.
Municipal leaders are invited to register for AUMA’s spring Municipal Leaders’ Caucus, which will be held at the Westin Hotel in Edmonton on March 25 and 26.
GOOD TO KNOW
The Zero Plastic Waste Initiative is a grant available to organizations, including municipalities, for projects that aim to reduce plastic waste and pollution in Canada. Funding from $25,000 to $250,000 is available from the Government of Canada. The deadline for submitting a project proposal is March 2, 2020. More details on the program and how to apply can be found
The Alberta Community Crime Prevention Association (ACCPA) has members from rural and urban communities, police agencies, as well as Metis and Indigenous groups. The theme for their 2020 conference in Edmonton is "Local and International Perspectives in Community Safety and Wellbeing." For more information,
visit their website.
Upcoming events for renewable energy and energy efficiency
Are you in the ideation or pre-feasibility phase of a renewable energy project? Would you like to meet with experts to discuss your project and offer strategies and solutions? Join the Com-Gen Power Up workshop, taking place in Cochrane on March 5. Learn more