Funded: Green Guide for Municipalities

In the fall of 2019 we submitted an Environmental Trust Fund application to develop a guide to GHG emissions for local governments. That request was based on a member resolution (U-19-08) passed at our 2019 Annual Conference and AGM. Today we learned that our project...

FCM Requests Emergency Federal Funding for Municipalities

FCM has released their recommendations for emergency federal funding for municipalities. The plan highlights the challenges facing municipalities – including non-recoverable losses from foregone revenues & unexpected costs – and proposes solutions. We were pleased...

Bulletin: Situational Briefing on COVID-19

UMNB participates in provincial and national situational briefings multiple time per week. Send us your questions & we’ll get you answers. Our latest notes include: Mayors’ conference call with the Premier – April 17, 2020 Updates from Situation Update with...

Bulletin: Situational Briefing on COVID-19

UMNB participates in provincial and national situational briefings multiple time per week. Send us your questions & we’ll get you answers. Our latest notes include: Financial briefing on NB economic impacts of COVID-19 Provincial updates Answers to municipal...

Guide: Council’s Role in Communicating COVID-19

Communication with the public and municipal employees is important right now. Good communication keeps people safe and healthy, keeps your municipality functioning well, and keeps your community calm and confident in your abilities. We have a new tip sheet with best...

Bulletin: Our Response to COVID-19

In response to COVID-19 we have been : pushing out regular updates through email and social media. Read our email blasts here: https://us3.campaign-archive.com/home/?u=35bd72955d43547de682e456f&id=ea136339ae gathering templates and resources shared by...

State of Emergency Declared

New Brunswick has declared a state of emergency under section 12 of the Emergency Measures Act in response to the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Link to the full announcement: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.03.0139.html Some highlights of...