We’re Hiring! Administrative and Events Coordinator

Job Title: Administrative and Events Coordinator About us: The Union of the Municipalities of New Brunswick (UMNB) is a non-profit association of sixty member local governments, representing over one third of New Brunswick’s population. Our work includes government...

UMNB: What we’re looking for in the 2019-2020 Provincial Budget

Tuesday’s 2019-2020 Provincial Budget should treat municipalities as partners in getting New Brunswick on track and give municipalities the tools to help the province grow, says the Union of Municipalities of New Brunswick. “Our province is strapped for cash. That...

Throne Speech includes promising promises for municipalities

Tuesday’s Throne Speech includes promises on issues that keep New Brunswick’s mayors and councillors up at night – including access to dependable health care and addressing skyrocketing WorkSafe rates. “Our members have sounded the alarm on these issues, in their...

Cancelled by-elections hurt local democracy

FREDERICTON – Elections NB (ENB) has told municipalities that municipal byelections scheduled for December 3 2018, will be delayed “due to the results of the September 24, 2018, provincial general elections, in order for Elections New Brunswick to be able to...