Webinars / Presentations

Catch up on missed live webinars, refresh your memory, or just learn about our other programs by clicking on any of the free videos posted here. This page is updated with each new webinar, so visit regularly.

Municipal Group Buying Program - Modular Bridges

The Armtec Bridge-in-a-Box an engineered, pre-fabricated modular steel bridge that is delivered to site in single or double lane configurations and spans from 6m to 24.5m. 

April 7, 2021

Municipal Group Buying Program - Legal/Procurement Update

The legal aspects of group procurement can be tricky. Join us for a refresher on how cooperative purchasing works and how to stay trade compliant while participating.

March 24, 2021

Municipal Group Buying Program - Survey Equipment/Geospatial

Surveying requires high quality, specialized equipment. Our new Geospatial category makes this equipment available to municipalities at a discounted price. Join us to hear from our selected vendor, Choice Survey Instruments, Equipment, & Supplies.

March 10, 2021

Municipal Group Buying Program - Fleet Upfitting

Commercial Truck provides the accessories your fleet vehicles need to be most effective. Join us to learn more about this offering, available through the LAS Municipal Group Buying Program.

February 24, 2021

 

Municipal Group Buying Program - Automotive Parts

NAPA has over 500,000 parts, products, tools, pieces of equipment, and accessories in their catalogue. Join us to learn how the LAS contract makes these items available easier and at a lower cost than ever before.

February 10, 2021

 

Municipal Group Buying Program - Fire Equipment

Learn more about Motion Industries and Grainger, providers of bunker gear and other firefighting equipment under the LAS Municipal Group Buying Program.

December 2, 2020

 

Municipal Group Buying Program - CDW

Join us to learn more about CDW, one of Canada's top suppliers of technologies for organizations. Part of the LAS Municipal Group Buying Program.

November 18, 2020

 

Municipal Group Buying Program - Zamboni

The classic solution to a very Canadian task, Zamboni is the leader in ice resurfacing. Join us to learn about their different products including zero-emission electric options. Part of the Municipal Group Buying Program.

November 4, 2020

 

Energy Planning Tool - New & Improved!

EPT has received a makeover! Check out the modernized user interface and new features to make managing your energy easier than ever before. 

October 28, 2020

 

Municipal Group Buying Program - Life Cycle Cost Analysis

Determining the best price for a piece of equipment goes far beyond the initial purchase. Learn more about calculating total cost of ownership to determine how to get the best long-term 'bang for your buck' on purchases.

October 21, 2020

 

Municipal Group Buying Program - PlayPower

Spring 2021 is just around the corner! Join us to hear from a wide range of playground equipment vendors, including PlayPower, Little Tikes Commercial, Miracle Recreation, No Fault, Playworld Systems, Soft Play, USA Shade, and Wabash Valley.

October 7, 2020

 

Deliver Municipal Services Efficiently During an Emergency and Beyond with Digital Solutions

eSolutionsGroup, AMO's barrier-free website builder partner, is offering a range of tools that can help municipalities maintain business operations and provide efficient services to communities during the current crisis, the recovery and beyond. These include electronic payments, procurement, and contact tracing tools.

May 28, 2020

 

A Digital Mental Health Therapy Program for Municipalities

AMO’s latest partnership with BEACON provides members with an innovative approach to support the mental health of your employees. This webinar demonstrates how you can help your municipal employees, and their dependents, easily access effective mental health care through the BEACON platform.

May 14, 2020

 

Municipal Group Buying Program - Procurement

Cooperative purchasing is new to many Ontario municipalities, especially when considering by-laws, trade agreements, and internal procurement processes. Find answers to common procurement questions from our Municipal Group Buying Program. 

April 30, 2020

 

 

eSCRIBE Webinar - Digital Solutions

eSCRIBE, AMO’s partner of cloud-based meeting management solutions for public sector boards and councils, has unveiled eSCRIBE Lite. Learn more about how this program can assist smaller communities in crossing the digital divide.

April 29, 2020

 

Municipal Group Buying Program - Capital Purchasing/Sourcewell

All products under our Capital Purchasing offering are procured through Sourcewell, North America’s trusted leader in municipal cooperative procurement. Find out about their processes and how your municipality can take advantage of national contracts on hundreds of pre-qualified products.

April 8, 2020

 

Municipal Group Buying Program - Grainger Facility MRO

Grainger is Canada’s largest distributor of maintenance, repair, and operations supplies. Find out how you can take advantage of a huge selection of brand-name products from the world’s top manufacturers, and an exclusive private-label offering.

March 25, 2020

 

Municipal Group Buying Program - Tire Offering

The Tire offering helps municipalities save on one of their most common equipment expenses. Selected vendors include Kal Tire and Tirecraft for installation and service, and Michelin and Goodyear for tire supply.

March 11, 2020

 

Municipal Group Buying Program - Valley Blades Ground Engagement

Keep your equipment up and running with quality ground engagement wear items from Valley Blades, part of the Municipal Group Buying Program

February 26, 2020

 

Municipal Group Buying Program - Armtec Culverts

Save time an money by sourcing your culverts through Armtec, part of the LAS Municipal Group Buying Program.

February 12, 2020

 

Municipal Group Buying Program - ATS Traffic Supplies

Learn more about our sign and traffic control offering through ATS, part of the LAS Municipal Group Buying Program.

January 29, 2020

 

Municipal Group Buying Program - Gasboy Fuel Management

The Gasboy fuel management system can help your municipality better track energy use, saving time and money. Part of the Municipal Group Buying Program.

January 15, 2020

 

Municipal Group Buying Program - Staples Office Supplies

LAS' partnership with Staples Business Advantage helps municipalities achieve significant cost savings on the supplies they need. Part of the LAS Municipal Group Buying Program.

December 11, 2019

 

Municipal Group Buying Program - Enterprise Fleet Management

Introducing Enterprise Fleet Management, a tool available to help municipalities operate more efficiency. Part of the LAS Municipal Group Buying Program.

December 4, 2019

 

Introducing the Municipal Group Buying Program

LAS is pleased to introduce the Municipal Group Buying Program to help Ontario municipalities purchase things they use on an every day basis. This new program is one of the leading public sector buying groups in Canada leveraging the combined buying power of over 1,600 municipalities with over 100 different suppliers. 

September 24, 2019

 

ONE Investment

For 25 years, ONE Investment has partnered with financial service providers to offer the municipal sector with turnkey investment solutions that are fully compliant with the Municipal Act. ONE Investment has grown to a stand-alone non-profit organization that offers a range of investment options for the municipal investor. This video provides an overview of the delivery framework and options for municipalities under Prudent Investor.

June 18, 2019

 

Group Buying Options for the Municipal Sector

Municipalities all benefit from the purchasing power of large groups. This helps to reduce costs based on volume for everything from pencils to transportation. Find out some of the group buying options available to municipalities to reduce the cost of your most common purchases.

May 28, 2019

 

Commodity Programs: Electricity & Natural Gas

The LAS Electrical and the Natural Gas Programs provide Ontario municipalities with predictable commodity costs, which is possible through aggregated purchasing. Both programs are offered using hedge strategy principles and spot market exposure, thereby offering budget stability. Learn how these programs can help your Municipality with the management of monthly commodity expenses.

May 21, 2019

 

Creating Energy Efficient Municipalities

Utility costs can be managed even if costs continue to rise. LAS offers services to help members in their conservation efforts. Learn about our Facility Lighting Service & Energy Training and how we can help with Energy Planning as you work towards an energy efficient municipality.

May 14, 2019

 

Canada's Federal Carbon Pricing System

LAS and program partner Edison Energy provide answers to all your federal carbon tax questions.

February 14, 2019

 

Facility Lighting

LAS staff outline the basics of our newly expanded Facility Lighting Service.

September 11, 2018

 

CFTA-CETA

Public Procurement requirements have changed under CETA/CFTA Agreements. Find out how this affects you in this webinar.

April 24, 2018

 

Lighting Controls

Controls help improve the efficiency of your lighting system. Hear from our partners on the benefits of this technology.

November 29, 2017