2014 Archive

Weekly News & Information From UBCM

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September 16, 2014  UBCM President Martin Responds to Compensation Review; Local Elections; Derelict Vessels

September 10, 2014  UBCM Policy Paper - Socioeconomic Impact of Ferry Fare Increases; MMBC; First Nations Land Use

September 3, 2014  Tsilhqot'in Land Title Decision; Forest Practices Board; Funding & Resources Update

August 27, 2014  Former Mayor of Kimberley Passes; Rural Health; Zero Waste

August 20, 2014  Packing and Printed Paper Consultations; Aboriginal Relations; Community Health Profiles

August 13, 2014  Zeballos Mayor Dies; ALC Engagement Process & Tank Car Consultation

July 30, 2014  UBCM Executive Meeting; Picture BC; Wood Works! Award Nominations

July 23, 2014  Tuesday Forums; Executive Nominations; Elections Legislation; Building Code; MMBC & Member Visits

July 9, 2014  Call for Long Service Award Nominations; Wildfire Program Update

July 2, 2014  Convention Registration Open; Liquor Policy Changes; Water Safety

June 25, 2014  Classification of Medical Marijuana Facilities; Reconciliation Dialogue Workshops; CEA Awards

June 18, 2014  RCMP Contract Committee Update; Convention Session Proposal Deadline

June 11, 2014  Changes Proposed to Community Charter & BC Building Code; Call for Nominations to UBCM Exec

June 4, 2014  Community Excellence Awards; Funding Program Updates; Landfill Criteria

May 29, 2014  911 Call Levy; Poverty Reduction Report; Land Based Spill Response; Watershed Protection

May 23, 2014  Renewed Federal Gas Tax Agreement Launched

May 21, 2014 Message from President Martin; Board of Examiners Certification; QUEST

May 14, 2014 Life Member Tribute; Sea Levels; Awareness Week; Fund Announcement

May 7, 2014 2014 Convention Session Proposals; Provincial Response to Riparian Areas Review; Funding Programs

April 30, 2014 Consultations on Earthquake Preparedness, Land Based Spills & Landfill Criteria; FireSmart Workshops

April 23, 2014 ALC Changes, Area-Based Forest Mgmt, Fed. Environmental Assessments Review

April 16, 2014  Executive Meeting Highlights; Input Needed on Carbon Capture & Storage; Contaminated Sites Liability

April 9, 2014  Gas Tax Fund Outcomes Report; Seniors Advocate; Environment & Economy Roundtable

April 2, 2014  Elections Legislation; Advocacy Days, Funding Program Updates & More

March 26, 2014  Outreach to MLAs Targets Finance Study; FireSmart Workshop; Healthy Eating Survey; LMLGA

March 19, 2014  Land Use Planning; LGCMC; BC Policing Plan & 2014 Convention Theme

March 12, 2014  Care Homes; Road Safety; Wildfire Prevention; Geoduck Management Plan; Rural Health; MMBC & Healthy Forest-Healthy Communities

March 5, 2014  Funding Programs Update; E-Cigarettes; FireSmart; GLOBE Series

February 26, 2014  Four-Year Terms; Off Road Vehicle Act; Rail Safety; Land Based Spill Preparedness

February 19, 2014  Provincial Budget; MMBC Advisory Committee; Community 2 Community Forum Funding

February 12, 2014  Budget & Throne Speech Highlights; BC Ferries Cuts; Surveys; Pest Management; Dangerous Goods

February 5, 2014  Medical Marijuana Tax Status; Small Water Systems; Additions to Reserve Update

January 29, 2014  UBCM Executive Meeting Highlights; Call for 2014 Resolutions; Environment Canada Consultation; + more

January 22, 2014  MMBC Update; Landfill Criteria; Metro Walkability; Rural & Remote Food Security

January 15, 2014  Youth Gang Prevention, EA Directors Forum, LGLA & Managing Urban Sprawl

January 8, 2014  Grants Webinar, Problem Vessels, Species at Risk, LGLA Leadership Forum

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