From advocating on evolving legislation to well-managed boards, we take a structured and strategic approach to change.
Scroll through the categories below to learn more about our Goverance-related Programs & Initiatives.
With the support of Municipal Affairs, AUMA and the Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA) collaborate to provide change management resources to support municipalities in implementing new requirements under the Municipal Government Act (MGA).
Intermunicipal Collaboration Frameworks
A summary of AUMA’s advocacy on the legalization of cannabis for recreational use is shown in the table below:
Federal/Provincial Government Activity
Federal consultation on legalizing cannabis
The Cannabis Act came into force on October 17, 2018. Provinces and territories are responsible for determining how cannabis is distributed and sold within their jurisdictions.
They set rules around:
- how cannabis can be sold;
- where stores may be located;
- how stores must be operated; and
- who is allowed to sell cannabis.
Provinces and territories also have the flexibility to set added restrictions, including: