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November 7, 2012
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UBCM and Province Continue Long-Term Infrastructure Discussions

It is anticipated that the Government of Canada will unveil its long-term infrastructure plans in the 2013 federal budget. UBCM has continued meeting with Minister Bill Bennett to make the case for local government priorities. Read More

Speak Your Mind on the Packaging & Printed Paper Stewardship Plans

Product stewardship plans for the amended Recycling Regulation are awaiting comment by local governments. The deadlines for input are approaching quickly. Read More

Presentations from 2012 UBCM Convention Now Online

The presentations for 69 workshops, clinics and study sessions from the 2012 UBCM Convention are now available online.   If you'd like to refresh your memory, or check out the presentations from a session you weren't able to attend, you can view the list of sessions and speakers, and download presentations.

Local Government Alcohol Policy Program Invites Applications

BC Healthy Communities is accepting applications until November 27 to provide grants of up to $7000 to support the development of local government alcohol policy. Find out more.

Time to Renew BCRPA memberships 

Keep your staff connected with other professionals in the parks, recreation and culture sector through your local government BCRPA membership. The BCRPA brings members together for networking, collaboration and sharing.  www.bcrpa.bc.ca/memapp


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