2017 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 20, 2017 Marg Spina: In Memoriam; 2018 LGLA Conference; Road Safety Committee

December 13, 2017 Strategic Wildfire Protection Initiative Funding, Abandoned Vessels Update

December 6, 2017 Leadership Forum; Agriculture Support Program; Funding Update

December 5, 2017 Special Edition: UBCM Cannabis Submission

November 29, 2017 Campaign Finance; National Housing Strategy; Gas Tax Annual Report

November 22, 2017 Health Canada Cannabis Consultation; EA Directors' Forum; Asbestos

November 15, 2017  Grant Intakes, LGLA Forum, Excellence Awards Winners, Minimum Wage Input

November 8, 2017 Asset Management; MMIWG Inquiry; Excellence Awards

November 1, 2017 Campaign Finance Amendments; Abandoned Vessels; Poverty Reduction

October 25, 2017 Local Govt Cannabis Input; Emergency Preparedness Funding; EA Forum

October 18, 2017  Red Cross Funding; Flood Guideline Amendments; Susie Koivu Life Membership; Upcoming Conferences

October 11, 2017 Emergency Social Services Funding; Chief Elected Officials Forum

October 4, 2017 Convention Evaluation; 2018 Hotel Block; Funding Update

September 29, 2017 Special Edition: Resolutions Decisions

September 28, 2017 Special Edition: Responsible Conduct, Resolution Decisions, Wildfire Mitigation

September 27, 2017 Special Edition: Resolutions Decisions, Softwood Lumber, Key Addresses

September 26, 2017 Special Edition: Housing Policy, Community Emergency Preparedness and More

September 25, 2017 Cannabis Legalization; Convention Photos

September 20, 2017 Convention App; CETA & CFTA Update; Age-Friendly Funding

September 13, 2017 Cabinet – First Nations Leaders' Gathering; NAFTA;  Emergency Preparedness Funding

September 6, 2017 Cannabis Legalization Update; Community to Community Forum; Funding News

August 30, 2017 Wildfire Prevention Funding; Climate Leadership; LGLA Annual Report

August 23, 2017 RCMP Contract Management Committee Appointment; Executive Nominations Received

August 16, 2017 UBCM Special Committee on Housing; Liquor Policy Input Sought; Minister Meeting Deadline August 18

August 9, 2017 Policy Paper: Responsible Conduct of Local Government Elected Officials

August 2, 2017 Opioid Action; Terry Milewski; Funding Update

July 26, 2017 UBCM Executive Meeting Highlights; Convention Forums; In Memoriam: Councillor Janyk

July 19, 2017 Wildfire Policing Resources; Asset Management, Abandoned Boats and Rail Safety Funding; Executive Nominations

July 12, 2017  Wildfire Information; Liquor Policy Update; Disaster Mitigation Funding

July 6, 2017 Bilateral Talks for Next Phase of Infrastructure Plan

July 5, 2017 NEB Discussion Paper; Funding & Resources Update

June 23, 2017 Special Edition: Throne Speech Highlights

June 21, 2017 Abandoned Boats Program; Community Excellence Awards; Regional Climate Advisors

June 14, 2017 UBCM Convention Registration; Executive Nominations; Heritage Funding

June 7, 2017 Marijuana Survey Results; Oceans Protection Plan; Funding Update

May 31, 2017 New Intake for Community to Community Forum

May 17, 2017 MLAs from Local Government; Tanker Ban Legislation

May 10, 2017 2017 Member Visits, Distracted Driving, Reconciliation Walk

May 3, 2017 Marijuana Legislation; Party Platform Analysis; Funding Update

April 25, 2017 In Memoriam: Eydie Fraser; 2017 Convention Session Proposals; Organ Donation

April 5, 2017 National Energy Board Consultation; Funding and Resources Update

March 29, 2017 Emergency Preparedness Funding; Marijuana Survey; Building Act Update

March 23, 2017 Federal Budget Special Edition

March 22, 2017  Wildfire Reduction Funding; RCMP Contract; CivX

March 15, 2017 UBCM's Election Platform; Community to Community Forum

March 8, 2017 New Intake for Federal Gas Tax Fund; In Memoriam: Gerry Kingston

March 1, 2017 Funding & Resources Update; Social Policy Framework Project

February 22, 2017  Provincial Budget Highlights; BC Supreme Court Marijuana Ruling

February 15, 2017 Throne Speech Highlights; Mayors Caucus

February 8, 2017 Creative Economy, High-speed Internet, UBCM Tradeshow

February 1, 2017 Land-based Spill Response; Reconciliation Resources; Funding Update

January 25, 2017 New Liquor Act; Connect to Innovate; Provincial Private Moorage

January 18, 2017 Local Government Program Services; Community Gaming Grants

January 11, 2017 Working Group on Responsible Conduct; Auxiliary Constables; Doctor Recruitment

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