On October 24, the provincial government will release its budget for the 2019-20 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.
As an elected official or municipal administrator, understanding the legislative process is critical so that you can recognize opportunities to influence the process. Read AUMA's overview of the lifecycle of a government bill to help you stay informed.
As the federal election enters its final stretch, FCM is keeping local priorities front-and-centre. Last week, they released the 2019 Canadian Infrastructure Report Card, which gives new urgency to our call to permanently double the federal Gas Tax Fund transfer.
Support women’s leadership in Tunisia! FCM is recruiting two Canadian municipalities to contribute to the implementation of its program. The application deadline is October 25.
Find more details on the FCM website.
Check out this
new toolkit by the Coalition of Inclusive Municipalities on how municipal governments can support newcomers to integrate in the local community.
University of Alberta researchers are currently conducting a survey of municipal renewable energy projects and motivations. If you are an elected official or municipal employee, please consider completing this survey.
Respondents will be eligible to win one of two gift cards valued at $350!
The City of Lethbridge invites you to participate in an expert-led webinar series focused on health, safety, and wellness at work. This complimentary series is being offered in partnership with the Alberta Municipal Health and Safety Association (AMHSA). Upcoming webinars run October 17 and 24. For more information,
visit the AMHSA website.
Munis 101 returns! Join fellow elected officials for a 1.5 day course on the foundations of municipal governance. The course focuses on the essential skills and knowledge municipal elected officials need to lead and govern municipalities effectively.
Over 1,200 municipal officials took the course following the 2017 elections to meet new MGA training requirements. The course has been updated based on their feedback and is being re-offered based on popular demand. It is a must-attend for those who have won a bi-election, and anyone who wants a governance refresher.
Discover how we can responsibly reduce greenhouse gases, attract investment, and build a more diverse, lower-carbon economy in Alberta. At SPARK 2019: Carbon Positive, ERA is convening some of the world’s best clean technology innovators and investors who want to reimagine carbon. It’s a conference full of thought-provoking speakers, experiences, and ideas, with content never shared in Alberta before. SPARK 2019: Carbon Positive takes place October 28-30 at the Edmonton Convention Centre.
Register for the Alberta Municipal Solar Program webinar on October 24 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. to learn how your municipality could install solar with our funding.
Congratulations to Town of Devon, who recently reached Milestone 3 of the Partners for Climate Protection Program by setting emission reduction targets and developing a local action plan for their corporate and community emission inventories! Learn how you can to by
attending our webinar on November 5 at 10:30 a.m.