February 12, 2020
ADVOCACY UPDATES
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AUMA is pleased to co-host a series of webinars about using policy to support community health and well-being. The first webinar, which is on smoking and vaping policy, takes place tomorrow, February 13, from 2 to 3 p.m.
Save the date: AUMA's provincial budget webinar
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 with municipalities. Save the date and stay tuned for further information.
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BUSINESS SERVICES
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 .
EVENTS
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
Does your community have a population of fewer than 10,000 people? Are you looking to host an event that promotes intercultural or interfaith understanding? If so, check out the Government of Canada’s Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program for funding support.

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.
New Learning Centre Resources: The Municipal Climate Action Landscape

Download the Municipal Climate Action Landscape! The Landscape helps Alberta municipalities locate relevant climate change mitigation and adaptation resources, including funding, education, industry associations, and tools.
 
Keep up to date with the latest news, tips, case studies, and resources. Register for the Current Climate, the Action Centre’s seasonal newsletter, here.
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