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July 29, 2021
The Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) believes that the Government of Alberta has decided to create a provincial police service despite promising Albertans a referendum on the idea. Justice Minister Kaycee Madu began a series of seven...
July 28, 2021
The Elected Officials Education Program (EOEP) is delivering Munis 101 with the support of Municipal Affairs to help meet the Municipal Government Act requirements for council orientation. Munis 101 sessions are being offered exclusively for summer...
July 28, 2021
With the legislature adjourned until October 25, provincial ministers have been touring Alberta and making announcements. Last week an extension to the Canada–Alberta Early Learning and Child Care Agreement was announced to allow more in-need...
July 28, 2021
Earlier this month, AUMA and the Rural Municipalities of Alberta announced two virtual workshops on Canada’s History and the Municipal Role in Reconciliation. Those workshops sold out in just a few days, so we are now pleased to offer four...

AMSC Business News

June 30, 2021
Our members – municipalities and not-for-profit organizations – own and operate many of the facilities that are the hub of community activity. When third-party renters use these facilities for special events, sports, and other activities, the...
June 22, 2021
In May 2021, our Energy Program team successfully procured wholesale natural gas on behalf of over 100 municipalities and community-related organizations. The process was publicly posted, compliant with applicable trade agreements, and independently...
June 9, 2021
As you work your way towards your retirement goals, it is essential to have confidence in your financial future and understand the goals you have set. We’re proud to offer AUMA members the first in a series of complimentary webinars geared toward...
June 9, 2021
Alberta’s municipalities and not-for-profit organizations own and maintain many community buildings that contribute to strong, thriving communities. AUMA has consistently advocated for an equitable, adequate, and predictable funding framework for...

The AUMA Community

June 29, 2021
An AUMA Member since 2004 Green Acres Foundation is a non-profit housing management body established by Ministerial Order by the Province of Alberta. They provide affordable supportive housing to seniors of the City of Lethbridge, Lethbridge County...
June 29, 2021
An AUMA Member since 2007 Marigold is a not-for-profit membership collective of municipalities to provide affordable and progressive public library services and support. Marigold serves 343,000 residents in 43 rural and urban municipalities that...
June 29, 2021
An AUMA Member since 2013 The St. Paul Abilities Network (Society) was founded in 1964 by parents and volunteers wanting education for their children with special needs. S.P.A.N. began as a charity, and after years of lobbying and fundraising they...
June 10, 2021
Join us for a series of engaging webinars that will help answer your questions while developing your plans to return to the workplace. Over three sessions, we will be joined by several subject-matter experts who can assist your team in developing...