Governance

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Response to Bill 15 – Local Elections Campaign Financing Amendment Act The UBCM Executive provided to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing their thoughts and comments on Bill 15, the Local Elections Campaign Financing Amendment Act. UBCM to Province re: Local Elections…
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The British Columbia Court of Appeal (BCCA) decision on conflict of interest in Schlenker v. Torgrimson has introduced a number of considerations for staff and elected officials when determining when elected officials may be in a conflict of interest contrary to provisions of…
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" Province Reverses Decision on Fire Safety Act In 2016 the Province passed the new Fire Safety Act. The Act placed new responsibilities on regional districts related to fire safety/inspection. UBCM members actively lobbied against the new responsibilities and received a letter …
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UBCM has developed a best practice guide to assist local governments in the development of fair and equitable remuneration polices for elected officials. The guide responds to a resolution (B148) endorsed at the 2018 UBCM convention. In recognition of local government autonomy…
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Local Government Perspectives on the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
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Forging the Path to Responsible Conduct This resource provides guidance on ways to prevent conduct issues by local elected officials, and how best to deal with them if they do arise. Developed by the Working Group on Responsible Conduct (WGRC), this guide provides advice on…