Bulletin: Speech from the Throne and More

This week’s bulletin is jam-packed with news from the board of directors meeting and Speech from the Throne, as well as new funding and training opportunities, new resources, the latest COVID-19 FAQ and...

Bulletin: Municipal Action Against Cyber Attacks

The City of Saint John has experienced a significant cyberattack. All City IT services have been shut down until further notice, including email, the city’s website, and online payment systems. UMNB received a briefing Sunday night; municipal action tips and more in...

Bulletin #50! : Safe Restart Funding and More

Our release on Safe Restart funding; high-speed internet news; new resources; and a full slate of events to tune into, all in the latest bulletin : https://umnb.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/2020_11_09-UMNB-Bulletin.pdf Past issues of the Bulletin can be found on...

Bulletin: Safe Restart Funding, and (Much) More

A bulletin stuffed with what we know about Safe Restart Funding, WorkSafeNB rates, and more, plus a fully revamped section on COVID-19 resources: https://umnb.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/2020_11_04-UMNB-Bulletin.pdf Past issues of the Bulletin can be found on...

Public transit funding is badly-needed relief for municipalities

October 30 2020  Today the provincial government announced about $1.6 million in funding to cover COVID-19-related losses for municipal transit systems through the federal-provincial Safe Restart Agreement.   “Municipalities have provided essential services...

Bulletin: Municipal Election Date Set

The date for the municipal general election has finally been set: May 10, 2021! Knowing the official date is good news for all the elected officials currently serving overtime, as well as potential candidates (and even Elections NB). Meanwhile: we know some...

Bulletin: UMNB2020 AGM Debrief

THANK YOU! UMNB’s first-ever virtual AGM this Sunday was a success. UMNB has a new executive, new advocacy to pursue, and incredibly patient members (#FiveHoursOnZoom). Read our debrief of the proceedings and get the latest in this week’s...

UMNB Announces Atlantic Partnership to Boost Advocacy

Today Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador (MNL), the Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities (NSFM), the Union of Municipalities of New Brunswick (UMNB) and the Federation of Prince Edward Island Municipalities (FPEIM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...