COVID-19 – What it Means for AMO and LAS
With the Premier declaring a state of emergency in Ontario COVID-19 has changed the focus in Ontario. As people across Ontario are adapting to this temporary change in daily life, we wanted to provide a quick update to let you know how AMO/LAS will be continuing our work in coming the weeks.
Federal Carbon Tax Update
A federal fuel charge of $20/tonne of carbon emissions came into effect on April 1, 2019, as a means to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions. The fuel charge assigns a value to each tonne of GHG emissions, measured in carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e), beginning at $20/tCO2e in 2019 and increasing by $10 annually to $50/tCO2e in 2022.
A Barrier-Free Web Solution for AMO Members
As a municipality, it can be a challenge to keep up with the latest trends in digital transformation. A lot of the time, it’s hard to know where to start.
Meet AMO’s 2020 Youth Fellows
AMO has launched its inaugural Youth Fellowship Program. The AMO Youth Fellows Program provides an opportunity for three young people (ages 30 and under) from across the province who are interested in municipal government.
Understanding Rising Insurance Rates
Climate change has caused damage in every corner of the world, with Canada being no exception. As more and more home and business owners face costly weather events, insurance companies are seeing more claims being filed and paid.