2013 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.

December 18, 2013  Results of Gas Tax Fund Consultations; LGPS Grant Update

December 11, 2013  Minister & Executive Meet, Order of BC, CivX Workshop, 2014 Wildlife Prevention & Age-friendly Grants

December 4, 2013  Submission on Additions to Reserve, Resolutions Updates, EA Director Meeting

November 27, 2013 UBCM Executive Meeting Highlights; 2013-2014 Priorities; Rail Safety; Capacity Building Funding & More

November 20, 2013  RCMP Contract Management Committee Update; BC Transit Review Implementation; Pest Regulation Amendments

November 13, 2013 Crime Prevention Funding, 2014 LGLA Forum, Taxi Survey

November 6, 2013 Federal ATR, Wireless Services, RCMP Costs, Healthier Communities & Integrated Pest Management

October 3, 2013 Recycling Negotiating Committee Releases Survey; Province Responds to Recycling Resolutions; Medical Marihuana Update

October 23, 2013  Legislative Proposal for Water Sustainability Act; Feedback Wanted on Derelict Vessels Manual; CETA Update + more

October 16, 2013  Throne Speech Highlights, Treaty Commission Annual Report and more

October 9, 2013  Recycling Negotiating Committee, Healthy Communities and Tsunami Debris

October 2, 2013  Election Reform, ATR, Liquor Policy, Derelict Vessels, Police Standards Committee and More

September 19, 2013  Convention Special Edition #4

September 18, 2013  Convention Special Edition #3

September 17, 2013  Convention Special Edition #2

September 16, 2013  Convention Special Edition #1

September 11, 2013  Convention Welcome; Finance Policy Paper

September 4, 2013  UBCM Invites Feedback on 911 Funding; Reconciliation Week and more

August 28, 2013  Convention Registration Deadline; New Research on Affordable Housing; Community Energy

August 21, 2013  Local Government Finance; Liquor Policy Review & Conflict of Interest

August 14, 2013  Feedback Wanted: Fisheries Amendments, Gas Tax Fund and Additions to Reserve Policy

July 31, 2013 Executive Highlights, Business Attraction Toolkit & CEA Deadline

July 24, 2013 "Made in BC" Gas Tax Fund; Packaging and Printed Paper Update; Spill Preparedness and More

July 17, 2013 Gas Tax Survey & Eligible Project Costs and Federal Cabinet Shuffle

July 10, 2013 Convention Keynote Speaker and Greening Local Government House

July 3, 2013 Gas Tax Road Eligibility, Throne Speech & RCMP Contract Mgmt Cte.

June 26, 2013 Registration Now Open for 2013 UBCM Convention

June 19, 2013 Feedback Wanted for Convention Forum Topics

June 12, 2013 RCMP Contract Update; New Minister

June 5, 2013 New Information on Gas Tax Fund; Member Engagement

May 29, 2013 Bill S-8; PPP; Excellence Awards; CEA Awards

May 22, 2013Resolutions Received, LGAW, Area Association Exec. Boards

May 15, 2013 Election Results, PPP, Fisheries, Jumbo

May 8, 2013  Party Platform Analysis, BC Transit Review Implementation

May 1, 2013  Election Outreach; UBCM Executive Meeting

April 24, 2013  Election Outreach, C2C Funding & Athletic Commissioner Act

April 17, 2013  Election Outreach, UBCM Select Committee on Local Government Finance

April 11, 2013  Special Edition:  RCMP Police Costs Update

April 10, 2013 Species at Risk, Wildfire Prevention and Public Health Plan Launched

March 27, 2013 Abandoned and Derelict Vessels, Brownfields Renewal; and Fisheries Act

March 21, 2013 Federal Budget 2013

March 20, 2013 UBCM Releases Provincial Election Platform

March 13, 2013 Airport Control Sites Worth, Provincial Election Platform, Gas Tax Amendment, CEO Forum

March 6, 2013 Antenna Siting Protocol; Updated Printed Paper Stewardship Plan; Derelict Vessels Report

February 27, 2013 RCMP Contract; Problem Properties; Surveys; Benefits Conference & Housing Affordability 

February 20, 2013 Budget Highlights, Ferry Assessment Agreement, Land Based Spill Update

February 13, 2013 Elections Legislation, Throne Speech, RFP for 2014 Convention

February 6, 2013 New Auditor General; Conflict of Interest for Elected Officials; Resolutions; Order of BC

January 30, 2013UBCM Executive Meet; Federal Support for C2C; and Packaging & Printed Paper Update

January 23, 2013 Gas Tax Fund Expenditure Deadline; Leadership Forum Update

January 16, 2013 UBCM Response to RCMP Severance Package Changes

January 9, 2013 Age Friendly Funding, Electrical Permit Fee Changes & New Medical Marijuana Policy

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