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For Fri December 19, 2014


  Register now for a webinar on social media and citizen engagement in municipalities
Is social media a challenge for your municipality?
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The Elected Officials Education Program courses – just in time for year end
Registering for an EOEP course is easy, and you can start the course at any time.
Visit the EOEP website today to get started.

Nominations open for recognizing community leaders in health activism
WEGO Health is currently accepting nominations for leaders in the online health community to win their Health Activist Award.
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21, AMSC Governance Committee

22, AUMA Board Meeting

28, Elected Officials Professional Development Committee

29, Small Communities Committee


Member Notices
Events Calendar
Job Postings
4sale Municipal Marketplace
MLA Newsletter

Ann MacLean award recognizes women in municipal government
Don’t miss the opportunity to nominate a well-deserved woman for her outstanding contribution to municipal government.
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Safety Codes Council Technical Sub-Council on Gas
AUMA seeks a representative to sit on the Gas Technical Council which is part of the Safety Codes Council for a three year term beginning on January 31, 2015.
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Alberta Health Services responds to concerns
Alberta Health Services is taking action to address concerns identified in the Health Sciences Association of Alberta’s survey of frontline Emergency Medical Services staff.
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Condition critical: calls for action to improve the state of public hospitals
Recently, the Edmonton Journal published a series of articles as part of a five-month cross-province special investigation...
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Red Deer continues to exceed water conservation targets
Looking for proven ways to reduce water use in your municipality?
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Government of Alberta accepting public input on new Traffic Safety Act regulations
Regulations in the current Traffic Safety Act are currently under review, and the GoA is accepting public input into the changes until January 2.
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Electric buses prove promising in City of Edmonton
The testing by the City of Edmonton of two public transit buses that run entirely by electricity is such a success that expansion of the fleet is already recommended.
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Resources available to help newcomers to your community with housing
The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation has a comprehensive guide to help newcomers to Canadian communities find housing.
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Are your municipality’s human resource policies welcoming and inclusive?
For some municipalities, making their organization’s work culture more inclusive is an essential part of creating a more welcoming and inclusive community
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New national day established to promote health and fitness in Canada
The National Health and Fitness Day Act was recently passed in the House of Commons and Canadian Senate, establishing a new nationally recognized day to promote healthy living in Canada.
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New report on state of waste management in Canada
Findings from the latest report on waste management from the Canadian Council of Ministers of Environment highlight that provincial per capita waste diversion rates from landfills remain below national averages.
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Alberta Recreation and Parks Association offering free RecFocus module to help create healthy food environments
ARPA is currently offering a free module in their RecFocus series to help create healthy food environments in recreation facilities.
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Ten tips for ladder safety
In late November, a worker died after falling from a ladder at a construction project in the City of St. Albert.
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Keep holiday get-togethers safe
For too many, the approaching holiday season is the time to overindulge, especially with alcohol.
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Do you know the four components of a long healthy retirement?
Did you know that within the next 50 years, 78,000 Canadians are expected to reach age 100 and over—a significant increase from the 6,000 reported by Statistics Canada’s 2011 census?
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How to conserve power over the holidays
With the dark winter nights now glittering with holiday lights throughout Alberta’s municipalities, this is an excellent time to enjoy your most energy-efficient holidays ever.
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Coping with grief and loss during the holidays
For those who have lost a loved one at this time of year or experienced another major loss, the holiday period can be trying, and even result in depression.
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Have a winter free of strains and sprains
With winter sports in full swing and pre-holiday work loads escalating for many Albertans, this is a good time to be extra-vigilant about avoiding strains and sprains.
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Best Doctors diagnosis avoids surgery
Jim Smith took medication for gastrointestinal reflex for several years.
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