Streetlights - The End of an Era
Since March of 2013 until early 2021, the LAS Streetlight Program helped municipalities across Ontario upgrade their systems to energy efficient LED. Over the eight years it was offered, 190 municipalities chose it as their program of choice. This means you can see the results of our work throughout 43% of the Province! And with the overwhelming majority of municipalities now lighting their roadways with LED, Ontario became a Canadian leader in streetlight integration.
A Walk Down Environmental Lane
The biennial Risk Management Symposium is taking place virtually on October 5 and 6 this year. This year the sessions will center around climate change and strategies of how Ontario municipalities can mitigate risk. This is a timely subject considering the extreme weather events we have been experiencing in recent years. Or is it?
Validating: A Necessary Action That Protects Against Fraud
A professional seal is a guarantee of public protection. In our home country, however, forgery is not uncommon. Engineers and architects have seen their seals and/or plans stolen from them, only to be subsequently accepted by authorities. These identity thefts could have serious consequences.
A Summer as LAS’ First Ever Marketing Intern
LAS has never had one and Laura Vial has never worked as one before. But when the two come together, they make a great team for LAS' first marketing intern. Laura writes about her experience as a co-op student in a remote and virtual environment.
How can Technology Impact Workplace Health and Safety for Municipalities?
Online safety management technology can influence your municipality’s safety culture. As a municipality, technology helps you communicate your message consistently. It helps you create customized training courses with interactive visual representations for easier communication of key messaging.
AMO and LAS Partner on Climate Change
Climate change is the single most pressing issue of our time, and municipalities in Ontario have taken notice. AMO and LAS have been working in collaboration on a series of discussion papers -- as well as the biennial Risk Management Symposium -- to inform municipal decision makers and stakeholders about climate issues and solutions.