AMO Conference Live and In-Person
COVID-19 saw the Association of Municipalities of Ontario move to a virtual format for its annual conference and general meeting. AMO was pleased to be able to have hosted very successful and well attended events in 2020 and 2021. Now, finally, we are able to gather again, live and in-person in Ottawa for August 2022.
Advantages of E-Permitting for Municipal Governments and Citizens - How moving building permits online is a triumph for all
Building permits are an essential layer in safe construction, but the work surrounding them can often slow down community development. Local governments can issue building permits 80% faster than paper-based systems with an online building permit process.
Can you risk manage climate change at the municipal level? Here are some strategic considerations to get started.
Globally, the frequency and severity of catastrophic property losses are on the rise. What was deemed to be a “100-year storm” years ago now occurs with increasing frequency. Municipalities must pivot to climate adaptation.
AMO’s Work on Affordable Housing
In Ontario, the housing crisis continues to grow as a top concern for residents and local governments. With the cost of ownership or rental rates rising much faster than incomes, people are struggling to manage their expenses and live affordably.
An Interview about Energy Training
We wanted to learn how we could conserve energy and save money on our ever-increasing utility bill. We interviewed Stephen Dixon of TdS Dixon Inc. who instructs our Energy Training workshops.