2020 Archive

November 25, 2020: Coquitlam granted appeal of BCUC order; EA Director Forum; Short term rental guide 

November 18, 2020: Small Communities Active Transportation Survey; Contaminated Sites Regulation Amendments Webinars

November 10, 2020:  Universal Broadband Fund; MLAs with local govt experience

November 5, 2020:  Safe Restart funds for local Government; February 2021 LGLA Forum

November 4, 2020:  RCMP contract; Gas Tax Fund; Funding & Resources update

October 28, 2020:  Federal Housing Initiatives; UBCM Planners and Calendars; RCMP Contract Update 

October 21, 2020: Election platforms compared; Organic Infrastructure & Collection program

October 14, 2020:  2020 Election Platform

October 7, 2020: Electronic meetings guidance; PRIMECorp; Funding & Resources update

September 30, 2020:  Emergency Program Act; Rapid Housing; Hospitality sector measures 

September 24, 2020: Convention Day 3: Leaders’ addresses; UBCM election results; Convention evaluation

September 23, 2020: Convention Day 2: Resolution decisions; Throne Speech; Community Excellence Award winners

September 22, 2020: Convention Day 1: Leadership Reimagined; Public Transit Post-COVID

September 21, 2020: Party leaders' speeches; Federal address at Convention

September 17, 2020:  $540 million for local government operations

September 16, 2020:  Old growth; plastics bylaws; EA Directors session; first responders consultation 

September 9, 2020: Life after COVID; Housing needs report; Gaps in seniors care

September 2, 2020: Confronting systemic racism; Active transportation grants; Funding & resources update

August 26, 2020:  Convention session announced, Annual Report, FireSmart funding, Indigenous-Local Government database

August 19, 2020: UBCM convention resolutions released; Community to Community funding

August 12, 2020:  Convention Keynote Margaret Atwood; Economic recovery; Executive nominations

July 29, 2020:  Final call for UBCM Executive nominations; Updates to resolutions process; Community climate preparedness 

July 22, 2020:  $1 billion earmarked for local govt, transit; RCMP settlement update; Emergency Program Act

July 15, 2020:  COVID-19 impacts to local government; climate action resolutions; Convention update

July 8, 2020:  Auxiliary policing; Convention updates; Funding & resources

June 30, 2020: 2020 Convention resolutions process; call for nominations for UBCM Executive; registration opens next week; strata insurance legislation

June 24, 2020: Provincial relief framework; Public transit advocacy

June 17, 2020: MMWIG calls for justice; Fisheries Act work; 2019 resolutions additional responses; Excellence awards deadline

June 10, 2020: RCMP unionization update; Executive meeting highlights; Improving online meetings

June 3, 2020:  Accelerated Gas Tax Fund delivery; Funding & Resources update 

May 27, 2020: UBCM Convention going virtual; New patio service process

May 13, 2020: Advocacy for property tax deferral, transit funding & stimulus framework

May 7, 2020: BC's Restart Program; Funding & Resources; Local Government Awareness Week

May 4, 2020: Electronic public hearings allowed during pandemic

April 30, 2020: Planning for the 2020 UBCM Convention

April 27, 2020: COVID-19 Updates: Rural Internet Service; Housing Vulnerable Populations; ICBC; Tree Planting 

April 23, 2020: UBCM endorses call for Federal funding support

April 21, 2020: Orphaned wells funding; Enforcement ticketing; Rural & Indigenous health framework

April 16, 2020: Changes to property tax framework; Expanded CERB eligibility

April 9, 2020: COVID-19 Provincial Orders Support Team and Call Centre, Guidance to Social Service Providers

April 3, 2020: Financial impact of COVID-19 on local governments

April 2, 2020: Guidelines for enforcement of COVID-19 orders; Support for renters & landlords

March 30, 2020:  COVID-19 update: critical supplies inventory; substance use risk mitigation

March 26, 2020: COVID-19 Update: New Ministerial Orders

March 25, 2020: UBCM COVID-19: Update 3 for Local Governments

March 18, 2020:  COVID-19 Update #2

March 13, 2020:  COVID-19 and Local Government Preparedness

March 11, 2020: Caribou recovery planning; Housing Needs Funding; CARIP

March 4, 2020: Property Tax Relief Legislation; Short-Term Rentals; ALR Residences

February 26, 2020: Advocacy Days, Snuneymuxw FN, Evacuation Route Planning, EPA Feedback

February 19, 2020: Budget Highlights; Provincial Responses to 2019 Resolutions

February 12, 2020: Throne Speech; Climate Action; Accessibility Legislation; Funding Update

February 5, 2020:  Poverty Reduction Planning; Excellence in Sustainability; Child Care Resource

January 29, 2020: ALR Residential Options; Gas Tax Fund Workshops; Thermal Energy Systems Review

January 22, 2020: Micromobility Project, LGLA Forum, Mayors Caucus, Climate Action

January 15, 2020: 2020 Resolutions; Old Growth Consultation; EAD Forum

January 8, 2020:  Emergency Program Act; Funding & Resources; EA Directors' Forum

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