2015 Archive

Weekly News & Information From UBCM

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For a sense of the stories and information we cover, check out past issues of The Compass, listed below.

November 25, 2015 Truth & Reconciliation at the Local Level; UBCM Video

November 18, 2015 Long-form Census; Community Paramedicine; Respectful Leadership

November 16, 2015 Advisory: DNA Analysis Costs for Policing

November 4, 2015 Spill Response Forum; Convention Presentations; Funding Update; CivX 2015

October 28, 2015 Election Expense Limits; Spill Response Forum; FOI Webinar; EA Directors & LGLA Forums

October 21, 2015 Federal Election Results; Age-friendly Grant Deadline; UBCM Planners/Calendars

October 14, 2015 Wildfire Prevention Funding; Building Official Qualifications; 2016 Convention Hotel Block

October 7, 2015  Huu-ay-aht join UBCM; Funding info; Policy updates on liquor, deer, wood stoves, small water systems; Solid waste webinars

September 30, 2015 Asset Management Funding; AGLG Legislative Amendments; FireSmart Funding, Workshops

September 25, 2015 Convention Special Edition: September 25 Resolutions Debate

September 24, 2015 Convention Special Edition: Leader of the Opposition; AGLG; Liability & Risk Management

September 23, 2015 Convention Special Edition: Federal Election; New AGLG; Fire Services Act

September 22, 2015 Convention Special Edition: Reconciliation; AGLG; Drinking Water Funding & more

September 21, 2015 Convention Special Edition: UBCM/MARR MOU; Marijuana Regulation; Age-Friendly Funding

September 16, 2015 2015 Convention Program & App; Forum Agendas; New FireSmart & Asset Management Grants

September 9, 2015 New Requirements for Provincial Transfer Program; Convention Updates

September 2, 2015 C2C, Housing, Funding and Pest Management

August 26, 2015 Energy Efficiency Working Group, C2C Forum and Climate Leadership Plan

August 19, 2015 UBCM's 2015 Annual Report, Resolutions Book, and Nominations Report; School Tax Exemption

August 12, 2015 UBCM Report: Auditor General for Local Government Operations

July 29, 2015 Climate Leadership; UBCM Executive Nominations; Tuesday Forums; First Nations Summit & Solid Waste Management Webinar

July 15, 2015 Land Title Survey Authority; Climate & Energy Action Awards; Wood Works

July 8, 2015 Local Elections Expense Limits Report; Spill Preparedness; Excelllence Awards

June 24, 2015 Convention Registration; Reconciliation Funding; Long Service Awards; Deer Recommendations

June 17, 2015 Climate & Energy Action Awards; Age-friendly Communities

June 10, 2015 Auditor General for Local Government; Truth & Reconciliation Commission + more

June 3, 2015 Wastewater Regulations; Interface Wildfire Risk; Excellence Awards

May 27, 2015 New Program Targets Renewal of Community Facilities; Affordable Housing Webinar

May 20, 2015 Telecommunications Review; NEB Seeks Emergency Management Comments; UBCM & MARR

May 13, 2015 Local Government Awareness Week; Healthy Communities Committee Update

May 6, 2015 Contraband Tobacco Sales; Call for Community to Community Applications

April 29, 2015 National Energy Board; Executive Highlights; Call for Convention Session Proposals

April 22, 2015 Federal Budget; Wildfire Prevention Program Relaunched

April 15, 2015  Election Expense Limits; Advocacy Days; Community Energy Funding

April 1, 2015  Funding & Resources, New Infrastructure, Improving Accessibility and Sneak It In Week

March 25, 2015  Auditor General for Local Government; Local Election Expense Hearings; New Wildfire Funding

March 18, 2015  Rural Advisory Council; Group Benefits for Newly Elected; Renewable Cities

March 4, 2015  Executive Highlights: Elections Expenses; Local Govt Compensation; Resolutions

February 18, 2015 2015 Budget Analysis; New Building Act; Firefighter Training Standards & more

February 11, 2015 Throne Speech & Local FireSmart Workshops

February 4, 2015 Urban Partnerships Program, Funding Update, Communities in Bloom

January 28, 2015 Supreme Cour Ruling on RCMP Labour Relations; Groundwater Consultation; Age Friendly

January 21, 2015 Election Expense Limits; Crime Reduction; MMBC; Site Remediation Consultation

January 14, 2015 PRIMECorp Board; RCMP Contract Management Committee; Vessel Pollution Consultation

January 7, 2015 Healthy Families Evaluation; Rural Advisory Committee; Rail Safety; Firesmart Workshop