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RCMP Elect Bargaining Agent          
 
Results of a December 2018 vote have recently been revealed to confirm that RCMP members voted to certify the National Police Federation (NPF) as their bargaining agent. The NPF becomes the sole bargaining agent for all RCMP members below the rank of Inspector. Read more  
Volunteer Fire Departments: Expanded Eligibility     
The recently announced Volunteer and Composite Fire Departments Equipment and Training funding stream within the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund has revised the eligibility criteria to open the stream to more applicants and expand the grant's reach to support more fire departments in BC. Read more 
Province Releases Active Transportation Strategy 
 
In June, the provincial government announced their active transportation strategy, called Move, Commute, Connect. The strategy aims to double the percentage of trips taken by active transportation by 2030, and offers incentives that encourage active transportation use. Additional supports for local governments are also included in the strategy. Read more 
Additional Provincial Responses to 2018 Resolutions    
 
The Province has provided the outstanding responses to the 2018 resolutions.  They can be found under Resolutions & Responses here
Final Reminder: Executive Nominations     
 
A final reminder to all UBCM member elected officials - Wednesday July 31, 2019 is the deadline to respond to the Call for Nominations to serve on the 2019-2020 UBCM Executive. Read more 
July 24, 2019
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