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AUMA President Rice meets with new Minister of Municipal Affairs Ken Hughes
Setting the stage for a new relationship between AUMA and Municipal Affairs, President Helen Rice met with new Minister of Municipal Affairs Ken Hughes early Wednesday.
The results are in: Members give AUMA direction on 2014 priorities
At Convention, our members set the strategic priorities for AUMA for the coming year.
Register now for Come Together Alberta provincial conference; enter to win accommodation
Are you interested in helping your community become more welcoming for immigrants, youth, Aboriginals...
Convention Special nets eligible AMSC members almost $20,000 in rebates for attending Pre-Convention education sessions
The cheques are in the mail!
Free education opportunity! Understanding infrastructure procurement
AUMA has partnered to develop a series of webinars on infrastructure procurement with the Institutional Infrastructure Partners Committee.
Housing Management Bodies can now lend directly from the Alberta Social Housing Corporation
At the AUMA Convention in November, the province confirmed that public housing management bodies directly incorporated under the Alberta Housing Act...
Sustainability in Action: Drayton Valley Ahead by a Bio-Mile
This is the second in a series of articles profiling recipients of the 2013 Municipal Sustainability Awards presented at November’s Annual Convention.
Innovative poverty reduction strategy unveiled in Calgary
AUMA has been following, with great interest, the province’s plan to end child poverty in five years and to reduce overall poverty in 10 years.
New research shares best practices on attracting and welcoming newcomers to small communities
Recent research from the School of Urban Planning at McGill University aims to understand small-community immigration outcomes in Canada...
Service Agreement Toolkit helps municipalities cooperate with First Nations communities
As municipalities seek to practice careful fiscal stewardship or address concerns over sustainable funding, an increasingly important option is leveraging relationships with neighboring communities to share the costs of local services and infrastructure.
World’s first industrial-scale municipal waste-to-biofuels facility soon a reality
Kudos to the City of Edmonton, where construction of the world’s first industrial waste-to-biofuels facility will soon be completed.
Banning Bullying By Bylaw
As we learn more about the harmful impacts of bullying a number of municipalities in Alberta have introduced provisions in various bylaws creating an offence for bullying.
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Alberta women stressed about financial cost of cancer diagnosis
As pro-active employers seek to support employees in reducing stress, new research has shown light on a significant source of stress among women.
Be cautious about cashing out pension plans
Have you been tempted to cash out an employer-sponsored pension plan early, before retiring?
Experiencing cold-weather tooth pain? Check it out!
Are you experiencing sudden tooth pain when you go out in the cold or consume cold food or beverages?