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Cessation of Commercial Vehicle Licensing Program          
The Commercial Vehicle Licensing program will be ending December 31, 2019. UBCM has administered this program since 1987. Following a program review with member input, UBCM determined that the program had ceased fulfilling its original intent and distributed funds in disproportion among local governments. Read more 
Emergency Preparedness Funding Streams Open          
2019-2020 intakes for the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF) are now open, with application deadlines starting in October 2019. Streams are open to all local governments (municipalities and regional districts) and First Nations (bands and Treaty First Nations). The CEPF program supports community resiliency in the face of wildfires, floods and other emergencies. Read more
Funding to Support Parity Projects           
FCM's Toward Parity in Municipal Politics program is looking for local initiatives that will look to strengthen opportunities or reduce barriers for women to fully participate in municipal politics/local government. The application deadline for demonstration project funding is August 28. Read more 
Wildfire Prevention Funding Webinar 
First Nations and local governments seeking funding for wildfire preparedness and prevention are invited to join the Community Resiliency Investment webinar on September 12 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. Read more
August 21, 2019

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