In This Issue
- Municipal Employee Survey results.
- Webinars for New Housing Enabling Water Systems Fund.
- Rural Economic Development Program Intake open.
- Consultation: Rural Economic Development Strategy.
- Survey: Help advance Ontario’s modular housing sector.
- Applications open: Rural Transit Solutions Fund.
- AMO Education 2024.
- Blog: 2024 Risk Trends.
- Reminder: Time to post your Notice of Participation.
- Make buying easy in 2024 with Canoe!
- Free webinar - Check out the latest version of RETScreen Expert!
- Housing access in higher education host communities survey.
- Climate change resources for residents.
- Kraft Hockeyville nominations open - Your community could win!
- Helpful condo living tips for Ontario residents.
- Future of Aging Summit in May 2024.
- Careers: Brampton, Peterborough, Ajax and Georgina.
As part of AMO’s Workforce Development Project, over 2400 municipal employees responded to our survey about their experience working in the sector. Click here for an overview of the results.
Join free webinars to get Housing Enabling Water Systems Fund details. Register for the February 7 application session, which includes a Q & A portion.
The province announced at the 2024 ROMA Conference that they are opening a new intake for the Rural Economic Development (RED) program. Intake is open until February 21.
The province is conducting a survey to inform the creation of a Rural Economic Development Strategy. Share your ideas on how the province can support rural communities plan for economic success.
The province is conducting a survey to shape the development of a modular housing strategy. Share your insights on barriers and opportunities for modular and innovative home construction by Feb 4, 2024.
Infrastructure Canada is now accepting applications for the Planning and Design Projects Stream of the Rural Transit Solutions Fund (up to $50,000). Visit their website for more information.
Registration is now open for the following AMO Education workshops: Antisemitism: Then and Now, Municipal Codes of Conduct: Essential to Good Governance, Councillor Training 101. View full details on these and all the AMO Education offerings.
In 2023 risk became more complex as organizations continued to navigate cyber security, labor shortage and employee turnover, supply chain issues, and shifting risk profiles. Our latest blog by our Risk and Claim Management System digital partner, ClearRisk, outlines the latest trends expected this year.
It’s that time of year again - check your compliance with the Canadian Free Trade Agreement. If your municipality plans on using one or more LAS programs and services, and the value meets the CFTA threshold, be sure to post your Notice of Participation on your procurement website.
The Canoe Procurement Group was purpose-built for municipalities to make buying easy. As a not-for profit, Canoe is a key partner offering municipal products you use everyday - from Aggregates to Zambonis. Take a minute to see how Canoe will work for you. Contact Sarah Hubble for more information and get started today.
Thinking of a low carbon retrofit but need a software to model your project? RETScreen International and LAS are offering a free municipal-focused webinar to showcase the latest version of RETScreen Expert. Space is limited so be sure to register today. Attendees will receive a free 14-day RETScreen trial license.
The International Town and Gown Association and Town and Gown Association of Ontario launched a survey seeking input from municipal leaders on Canada's student housing crisis. Participate by March 5.
The Intact Centre for Climate Adaptation has released resources for municipalities on basement flooding, extreme heat and wildfire protection to be shared through municipal websites and tax notices.
The grand prize community winner will have an opportunity to host an NHL preseason game and receive $250,000 for arena upgrades. All three runners-up will receive $25,000 for arena upgrades. To submit a nomination visit the Kraft Hockeyville website. Nominations close February 18, 2024
The Condominium Authority of Ontario’s 2024 Winter Information Kit offers useful and shareable tips to help Ontario condo residents navigate the ins and out of condo living this season.
The Future of Aging Summit in Toronto from May 15-17, 2024 will bring together policymakers and others focused on building age-friendly societies. See the speaker lineup and register at agingsummit.ca.
Technical Lead, HR/Finance - City of Brampton. Closing Date: February 11, 2024
Committee Support Specialist - City of Peterborough. Closing Date: February 2, 2024
Planning Clerk - Town of Ajax. Closing Date: February 16, 2024.
Senior Development Planner - Town of Georgina. Closing Date: February 5, 2024.
AMO is a non-profit organization representing almost all of Ontario's 444 municipal governments. AMO supports strong and effective municipal government in Ontario and promotes the value of municipal government as a vital and essential component of Ontario's and Canada's political system. Follow @AMOPolicy on Twitter!
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