2016 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 14, 2016 Marijuana Legalization; RCMP Contract; Liquor Policy

December 7, 2016 Commission on Tax Competitiveness; Forest Policy; Funding & Resources

December 1, 2016 Representatives Sought for Climate Action Working Groups

November 30, 2016 Auxiliary Constable Program; UBCM Executive; Trapping in Communities

November 23, 2016 Marijuana Legalization Task Force, National Housing Strategy & Contaminated Sites

November 16, 2016 Emergency Program Act Review; Gas Tax Expenditure Report; Wildfire Survey

November 9, 2016 Oceans Protection Plan; Wildfire Prevention Funding

November 2, 2016 Federal Infrastructure Funding; BC Building Act Update; EA Directors Forum

October 26, 2016 Urban Deer; Species at Risk; Rural Dividend Program

October 19, 2016 Commission on Tax Competitiveness; RCMP Contract

October 13, 2016 Special Edition: RCMP Auxiliary Constable Program

October 12, 2016 Biosolids & Composting Consultation; Species at Risk; CEOs Forum

October 5, 2016 2016 Resolutions Decisions; Affordable Rental Housing Funding; 2016-17 Executive

September 30, 2016 Convention Day 5: Clean Water and Wastewater Fund; Resolutions Decisions

September 29, 2016 Convention Day 4: Opposition Leader Address; Resolutions Decisions; Community Excellence Awards

September 28, 2016 Convention Day 3: Premier's Address; Resolutions Decisions

September 27, 2016 Overdose Epidemic; Marijuana Dispensaries; Age-Friendly Funding

September 26, 2016 Tent Cities; Criminal Gangs; Open for Business Winners; Payday Loans

September 21, 2016 National Housing Strategy; Community to Community & Disaster Mitigation Funding

September 14, 2016 Asset Management Funding; Marine Transportation; Land Title Survey Authority

September 7, 2016 Gang Violence; Funding & Resources; Urban Deer; Emergency Management

August 31, 2016 National Housing Strategy Consultation Underway; UBCM's Annual Report

August 24, 2016 Building Act Update; Long Service Award; Asset Management; Road Safety Survey

August 17, 2016 Resolutions, Funding, Nominations & C2C Date Change

August 10, 2016 Divestment Primer; MMIWG Inquiry; Payday Loans

August 3, 2016 Contaminated Sites; Indigenous Cultural Safety; Climate Action Awards

July 27, 2016 Marijuana Task Force; Marine Safety; Executive Highlights; Convention Forums

July 20, 2016 Forest Enhancement Application Process; UBCM Nominations; Bylaw Adjudication

July 13, 2016 Revised CWPP Announcement & Asset Management Form Deadline

July 6, 2016 UBCM Registration; Special Occasion Liquor Licence; SPF Announcement

June 29, 2016 Liquor Policy Working Group; Watersheds 2016

June 22, 2016 Economic Development Findings; Infrastructure Planning Grant; Long Service Awards

June 15, 2016 Bylaw Adjudication; Wildfire Prevention; Community Excellence Awards & Session Proposals Deadline

June 8, 2016 RCMP Contract; Call for Nominations; Species at Risk; Fisheries Trust

June 1, 2016 RCMP Contract Management Committee & 5-Year Review; Funding Update; Suicide Prevention

May 18, 2016 Asset Management; Stats Canada; Solid Waste Guide; Urban Deer

May 13, 2016 Province Responds to 2015 UBCM Resolutions

May 11, 2016 Province-wide Community to Community Forum; Public Engagement Webinar

May 4, 2016  Conflict of Interest Exceptions Regulations; Community Paramedicine; Resolutions Deadline

April 27, 2016 Advocacy Focus; Call for Convention Clinic & Excellence Awards Submissions

April 20, 2016 Police Funding; Auxiliary Constable Program; Asset Management Resources

April 13, 2016 Spill Preparedness & Response; Convention Minutes; Taxi Fare Indexing

April 6, 2016  Funding & Resources, C2C, Dividend Program, Gas Tax, Payday Loan Businesses

March 30, 2016 Ship-source Oil Spills; Mentorship re: Policing; Regulating Payday Lenders

March 23, 2016  Federal Budget; Indigenous Cultural Safety; Consultations; Spring Workshops; Building Act Update

March 16, 2016 National Inquiry; Wildfire Threat Analysis; Refugees Enter the Workforce

March 9, 2016  Forest Survey Report; Spill Preparedness; Mayors' Caucus & RCMP Contract

March 2, 2016  Expense Limits Legislation; Liquor Policy; Amber Alerts; Funding Update

February 24, 2016  New Fire Safety Act; RCMP Contract Review; Recruitment of Doctors; Liquor Policy

February 17, 2016 Budget Highlights; Emergency Program Act; Airport Infrastructure Funding

February 10, 2016 Throne Speech; DNA Costs; Tsunamis Debris Funding; Liquor Policy Feedback

February 3, 2016 UBCM Executive Meeting Highlights; Climate Plan; CRTC; Funding Update; Youth Alcohol Use

January 27, 2016 Emergency Management Discussion Paper; Guidelines for Major Events; EAD Forum Update

January 20, 2016 Fire Services Act; RCMP Contract Management Committee; Directors' Forum

January 13, 2016  Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women; Liquor Policy; RCMP Contact; Funding Update

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