Feature Stories

Change Hurts … Let’s Workshop That!
Municipal World
Communications Leadership During a Crisis
by Grapevine Communications
How Cross Engagement Benefits Your Municipality
Presented by Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA) of Ontario
Parkland: a lesson in leadership and the pace of change
Rick Aitken
$5,000 Bursary - Supporting Tomorrow's Municipal Leaders
by Ontario Municipal Administrators' Association (OMAA)
When Volunteering Hinders
By George B. Cuff
Power Up the People who Empower your Community: Clear Roles for Council
Corissa MacDonald
Embracing business opportunities raises living standards and incomes for Fort McKay First Nation members
Fraser Institute
The Era of Smart Manufacturing in Canada
Municipal World
Canada Green Building Council sets 2030 Roadmap for $32B Retrofit Economy
Canada Green Building Council
Canadian Economy and Population Visibly on the Rise
Municipal World
Shifting the focus to people - designing vision zero communities
Municipal World
One Month Until the World's First Ever Global Recycling Day
Global Recycling Day
Mississauga's Municipal Accommodation Tax (MAT) starts on April 1, 2018
City of Mississauga
Mobile Emergency Alerts - The Next Generation of Alerting Citizens
Corissa MacDonald
Romance in the Office
by George B. Cuff
A home for everyone in BC: new UBCM report
Union of B.C. Municipalities
FCM Announces 2018 Sustainable Community Awards
Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Car-sharing: convenient, environmentally friendly or financially smart?
Vancity Report
Amazon Announces Top 20 HQ2 Candidates
Pricing & improving municipal water/wastewater services
Canada's Ecofiscal Commission
Innovation and Leadership in Canada’s Mid-Sized Cities
by Jo Flatt
Take the Juice Check & Get Energized
Sponsored by Juice Inc.
Short-Term Rentals – The Big Picture (Part 3)
by James Wilson
Canada 150 & the Truth in Our History
by Michael Seaman
Canada’s aging population signals need for more inclusive, accessible transportation system
Council of Canadian Academies
Empowering Women in Local Government
Municipal World
Ontario Announces New Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017
Ministry of Municipal Affairs
Join a Christmas Bird Count Group!
Birds Canada
Short-Term Rentals – 10 Best Practices for Enforcement (Part 2)
by James Wilson
Short-Term Rentals – Local Regulation Strategies (Part 1)
By James Wilson
The World to Our Doorstep: Pending Cannabis Legalization an Opportunity for Canada
By James Wilson
Lessons from the Olympics
Municipal World
A Council’s “DNA”
By George B. Cuff
National housing strategy announced, 1.7 million families to benefit
Municipal World
The Changing Dynamics of the Municipal-Federal Relationship
Municipal World
Why the Wise ask Why?
By Peter de Jager
Creating Jobs in a Rapidly Growing Smaller Municipality
By Matthew Taylor
The incivility continuum
By Dan Scheid
True Moral Leadership Requires Empowering Women
by Corissa MacDonald
New Report Underscores Importance of Local Planning for Healthy Living
Dr. Theresa Tam
On Being a CAO in Canada
by Hendrik Slegtenhorst
Infrastructure funding announced for 97 municipalities
Infrastructure Canada & FCM
Why 0% Tax Increases Cost So Much
by Norman Sandberg
New Councillors: “Keep your stick on the ice!”
by W.D. (Rusty) Russell
New Sidewalk Labs District aims to help make Toronto a leading edge smart city
Sidewalk Labs - Toronto
Is a Leadership Audit in Order?
By Neville Knowles
Rethinking DisAbility Employment Relationships
Municipal World
2017 Community Futures Ontario Awards
by Dan Scheid
UBCM Offers Community Emergency Preparedness Funding
Union of BC Municipalities names 2017-18 Executive as 114th convention ends in Vancouver
UBCM 2017 Convention
Groundbreaking project uses drones to measure GHG emissions
Geoscience BC
2017 UBCM Community Excellence Awards announced at convention
UBCM 2017 Convention
BC local governments recognized for leadership in wood design & building
BC local governments take the lead on energy action
UBCM 2017 Recap - Day One
Susan Gardner
A new study on implementing Ontario's infrastructure plan
The “Amazonpalooza” HQ2 Competition
Brian F. Kelcey
Moncton dentists disappointed in decision to keep fluoride out of drinking water
Global News
Housing issues a priority for B.C. municipalities at UBCM
Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal
Ottawa sets sights on attracting Amazon HQ2
CBC News
Bringing the Public into Public Spaces
Presented by Rick Hansen Foundation
A “Teeny Tiny” movement
by Liz Huff
Appraisal 101
Presented by Appraisal Institute of Canada
Nevertheless, she persisted ...
By Ashleigh Weeden
Recruitment and Retention
By Evert Akkerman
Call for Canadian Case Studies
By Alliance for Innovation
Municipal Cemeteries
Presented by Nelson Granite
Broadband Connectivity & Your Community
by Lou Milrad
Budget 2017
By Clark Somerville
How you can be an Intelligence Booster
Presented by Juice
Talkin’ bout my generation
by Yiorgos Boudouris
Who Evaluates the CAO? (Part 2)
By George B. Cuff
Who Evaluates the CAO? (Part 1)
By George B. Cuff
CAO Evaluation Criteria (Part 2)
By George B. Cuff
CAO Evaluation Criteria (Part 1)
By George B. Cuff
Delighting Residents and Making Cities Smarter
by Luke Closs and David Eaves
Can Council Evaluate the CAO?
By George B. Cuff
Seven Steps to Civility in the Workplace
by Philippe A. Barrette
Valuing for the Future
Presented by Appraisal Institute of Canada
A Better, Brighter Future
Presented by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities
Reconciling Canada Together
By Clark Somerville
Are You Smarter?
by Brady Wilson
Mad about Modernism
By Kayla Jonas Galvin
Helping New Canadians to Feel at Home
Presented by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities
Restoring Energy to Exhausted, Depleted Employees?
by Brady Wilson
Do municipalities have a duty to adapt to climate change?
By Dianne Saxe and Meredith James
Thriving in the midst of a Talent Revolution
By Lisa Taylor
Mobile Devices & Your Municipality
By Lou Milrad
Better Drives Change ... Doesn't it?
By Peter de Jager
Looking in the Mirror
By Rob Cooke
Municipal Vision Alive on National Stage
By Clark Somerville
The Skills for Success
Presented by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities
Renewable Energy Development
Presented by Haliburton Solar and Wind
Public Sector or Private Sector - Innovation is Innovation
Presented by Juice
More than physical education
Presented by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities
The Serious Game of Tactical Urbanism
By Robert Voigt
Internet Voting
By Barbra Simons
Building a Connected City
By Bonnie Crombie
Public Library Staff
By Anne Marie Madziak
Our Aging, Shifting Population
By Maxwell Hartt
Cultural Regeneration
By Lia Ghilardi
Expropriating Contaminated Land
By Dianne Saxe & Meredith James
Micromanagers Deliver Micro-results
By Evert Akkerman
Health and Safety in Municipalities
By Jeff Pajot
For Electric Utilities, Energy is the Holy Grail
By Bernard Fleet & Gurkiran Kaur
It Takes Two to Tango (Part 1)
By George B. Cuff
Problems! Glorious Problems!
By Peter de Jager
Shifting Communities
By Angela Sasso
Innovations in Municipal Service Delivery
By Kenneth Kernaghan
City of Windsor - a City Reinvented
By Susan M. Gardner
Going Out to Play
Presented by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities
Bottled Water - Sustainable Solutions for a Circular Economy
Presented by the Canadian Beverage Association
Riding The Momentum Of Pokemon Go!
By Susan M. Gardner

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