2018 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 19, 2018 Homeless Count; Rental Housing Report; Community Works Fund; Auxiliary Uniforms

December 12, 2018 Treaty Negotiation Principles; Funding Update; Forestry Policy; Bylaw Adjudication

November 28, 2018 Electric Vehicles; Thermal Energy; UBCM Vacancies

November 21, 2018 Executive Vacancies, Housing Announcements, Evacuation Routes Grant, RCMP Compensation

November 7, 2018 Climate Change and Asset Management Primer; Housing Needs Reports

October 31, 2018  Greyhound; Compass Subscribers; Evacuation Route Funding

October 24, 2018  Election Turnover; Speculation Tax; RCMP Contract

October 17, 2018 Cannabis Legislation; Age-friendly Funding

October 11, 2018 2019 UBCM Convention Hotel Block

October 3, 2018  Funding & Resources Update; Auxiliary Constables 

September 26, 2018 Traffic Fine Revenue; C2C Funding; Convention Presentations

September 19, 2018 Convention Resolutions & Evaluation; New Funding Programs

September 14, 2018 Convention Edition: Final Resolutions Debate Results, Convention Survey

September 13, 2018 Convention Edition: Wilkinson Address, Resolutions Session, Social Media

September 12, 2018 Convention Edition: Resolution Decisions, New Infrastructure Funding, Housing Policy

September 11, 2018 Convention Edition: New Child Care Funding; RCMP Structure Review; Cannabis Legalization

September 10, 2018 Convention Edition: Wildfire Prevention; Reconciliation; Land Owner Transparency Act

September 6, 2018 Cannabis Tax Sharing Proposal

September 5, 2018 Housing Policy Update; Taxi Modernization; Economic Development

August 29, 2018 New Meetings at Convention with EMBC and FLNRORD; Partner Registration Deadline; Child Care Report; UBCM Group Benefits Plan

August 22, 2018 Fire Safety Act; ALR/ALC Report; ALR Cannabis Production

August 15, 2018 Resolutions Book Now Available, Wildfire Impacts on Policing, Greyhound Session at Convention

August 8, 2018 Cannabis Retail Sales; Community Energy Course; Addressing Invasive Species 

July 25, 2018 Federal Gas Tax Transfer; Ride Sharing; Executive Highlights

July 18, 2018 Greyhound Response; Alternate EA Directors; Recycle BC

July 11, 2018 Election Resources; Convention Registration; Emergency Preparedness Funding

June 27, 2018 National Housing Strategy; Convention Code of Conduct; In Memoriam: Duncan Councillor Horgan

June 20, 2018 FOIPPA Review; Cannabis Legalization; PRIMECorp

June 13, 2018 Cannabis Act Amendments; Cambodian Delegates in Victoria; New Organics Infrastructure Fund

June 6, 2018 Water & Wastewater Funding; Reconciliation; Forest Inventory; Funding Update

May 30, 2018 UBCM Resolutions; Rural & Remote Child Care; Rental Housing

May 16, 2018 Flood & Wildfire Review Findings, Local Government Awareness Week, CEA

May 9, 2018 Federal Oceans Protection Plan Consultation; Wood Works! Awards

May 4, 2018  Employer Health Tax Impact on Local Government

May 2, 2018 Traffic Fine Revenue; Election Expense Limits; Cannabis Licensing

April 25, 2018 Housing Affordability Legislation; Asset Management Funding; Convention Proposals

April 18, 2018  Cannabis Guide; Local Govt Awareness; Poverty Reduction Grants

April 11, 2018 Housing Strategy, Excellence Awards, Indigenous Rights

April 4, 2018 Ferries Review; Manufactured Homeowners; Funding Update

March 28, 2018 Cannabis Taxation Principles; Speculation Tax; ALR/ALC Input

March 21, 2018  Provincial Resolution Responses; RCMP; Hospital District Cost Sharing

March 14, 2018  Gas Tax Funding; MSP Payroll Tax; ALR; RCMP Auxiliary Program

March 7, 2018  Responsible Conduct Principles; Candidate Resources; e-Ticketing

February 28, 2018 Advocacy Days; Federal Budget; Homes for BC

February 21, 2018 2018 Provincial Budget Highlights; Campaign Financing Guide

February 14, 2018 Throne Speech Highlights; Flood and Wildfire Review; Major Projects Reviews

February 7, 2018 UBCM Response to Cannabis Regulations; ALC/ALR Review; Funding Update

February 1, 2018 Media Release: UBCM Housing Strategy Special Edition

January 30, 2018 Poverty Reduction; Liquor Event Policy; In Memoriam: Ray Brady; Smart Communities Webinars

January 17, 2018 G7 Policing; Flood & Wildfire Review; EAD Agenda

January 10, 2018 RCMP Contract Committee; Wildfire & Emergency Operations Funding; LGLA

January 3, 2018 Electoral Area Forum Agenda


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