Finance & Infrastructure

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The Province has announced a new interim business property tax relief program to provide an optional tool that would allow municipalities to address the escalating property values experienced by some small businesses and non-profits.  The interim program provides an alternative…
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UBCM has released a study, Primer on Fossil Fuel Divestment, that considers divestment strategies in relation to the Municipal Pension Plan (MPP). The study was prepared in response to resolution 2015-B120, which sought information on fossil fuel related investments held by the…
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On July 31, 2020, the Union of BC Municipalities made written submission to the Government of British Columbia in response to the provincial consultation document, “Building BC’s Recovery, Together”. The UBCM submission provides local government perspectives on the immediate and…
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Ensuring Local Government Financial Resiliency The Select Committee on Local Government Finance has issued its August 2021 report entitled: Ensuring Local Government Financial Resiliency - Today's Recovery and Tomorrow's New Economy The report forms the basis of Policy Paper #1…