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Aug 15, 2019, 10:00 ET Municipal Governments Commend the Province for Taking Important Action to Improve Recycling in Ontario

TORONTO, Aug. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) is pleased that the Province is taking the necessary steps to fix the current Blue Box program and set us on the path ...


Aug 13, 2019, 13:59 ET Municipal leaders heading to Ottawa for 2019 AMO Conference

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - About 2,000 participants from hundreds of municipalities and organizations from across Ontario will participate in the Association of Municipalities of Ontario's 2019...


May 27, 2019, 12:19 ET AMO Welcomes Relief on Mid-Year Funding Cuts

TORONTO, May 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The Association of Municipalities of Ontario is pleased that the Government of Ontario announced today that it will reverse mid-year cuts to critical services of public...


Aug 20, 2018, 18:22 ET 1,900 municipal leaders come together for 2018 AMO Conference

OTTAWA, Aug. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - The Association of Municipalities of Ontario's (AMO) Annual Conference kicked off in Ottawa today with Premier Doug Ford and all other party leaders addressing municipal ...


Aug 14, 2018, 07:00 ET Municipal leaders heading to Ottawa for 2018 AMO Conference

TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - About 1,900 participants from hundreds of municipalities and organizations from across Ontario will participate in the Association of Municipalities of Ontario's 2018...


May 24, 2018, 14:54 ET Where's the plan for municipalities?

TORONTO, May 24, 2018 /CNW/ - The provincial election is around the corner but make no mistake – the future of critical local services is very much on the ballot this June 7. The provincial...


Jan 15, 2018, 10:54 ET Rural municipal leaders head to Toronto for 2018 ROMA Conference

TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - More than 1,000 rural municipal officials from across the province will participate in the 2018 Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Conference in Toronto from...


Nov 30, 2017, 10:05 ET AMO calls on Ontario Government to cover municipal cannabis costs, share new taxes with local governments

TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) President Lynn Dollin was at Queen's Park today to request that the Government of Ontario cover municipal costs...


Nov 02, 2017, 12:46 ET Proposed Bill Fails to Deliver More Effective, Affordable Modern Police Services

TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) is warning that the Government of Ontario's new policing bill would increase costs, while reducing local say and...


Oct 31, 2017, 13:33 ET "Fair Wage" Bill Would Complicate Public Safety, Emergency Response

TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - Association of Municipalities of Ontario President Lynn Dollin was at Queen's Park today advocating for changes that would ensure effective and affordable public...


Sep 08, 2017, 12:07 ET Municipal Governments Appreciate Details on Legalized Marijuana

TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2017 /CNW/ - Municipal governments now have some clarity in planning for the legalized sale of marijuana with the Province's announcement today of a cannabis control board, the...


Aug 14, 2017, 19:50 ET Municipal leaders call for 1% of HST for local infrastructure at AMO Conference

OTTAWA, Aug. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - The Association of Municipalities of Ontario's Annual Conference kicked off in Ottawa today with President Lynn Dollin calling for a 1% sales tax devoted solely to local ...


Aug 08, 2017, 14:40 ET Media Advisory - Municipal leaders heading to Ottawa for 2017 AMO Conference

TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2017 /CNW/ - More than 1,900 participants from hundreds of municipalities and other organizations from across Ontario will participate in the Association of Municipalities of...


Jan 30, 2017, 18:51 ET More than 900 municipal leaders come together at 2017 ROMA Conference

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2017 /CNW/ -The Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) kicked off its first standalone conference in many years today with the spotlight on energy costs, rural economic...


Jan 23, 2017, 14:38 ET Media Advisory - Rural Municipal Leaders Head to Toronto for 2017 ROMA Conference

TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - More than 900 rural municipal officials from across the province will participate at the 2017 Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Conference in Toronto from...


Sep 16, 2016, 07:30 ET Municipalities across Ontario to Benefit from New $1.1 Billion Water Funding Agreement

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - A new federal / provincial agreement, announced Tuesday in Toronto, paves the way for at least $1.1 billion in funding for municipal water, wastewater and storm-water...


Aug 17, 2016, 10:58 ET Lynn Dollin acclaimed new AMO President

WINDSOR, ON, Aug. 17, 2016 /CNW/ - Lynn Dollin, Deputy Mayor of the Town of Innisfil, was acclaimed President of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) today at the Association's 2016...


Aug 16, 2016, 18:28 ET Pot, policing hot topics at 2016 AMO Conference

WINDSOR, ON, Aug. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - The 2016 Association of Municipalities of Ontario's Conference delivered key presentations on policing costs and marijuana legalization today. Wendy Williams, Her...


Aug 15, 2016, 17:19 ET Fiscal health of municipalities and infrastructure funding dominate discussion at 2016 AMO Conference

WINDSOR, ON, Aug. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - The Association of Municipalities of Ontario's Annual Conference kicked off in Windsor today with an infrastructure announcement from Premier Kathleen Wynne and the ...


Aug 08, 2016, 11:27 ET Municipal leaders heading to Windsor for 2016 AMO Conference

TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - More than 1,700 participants from hundreds of municipalities and other organizations from across Ontario will participate in the Association of Municipalities of...


Jul 26, 2016, 10:17 ET Ontario Municipalities Receive First Federal Gas Tax Fund Payment of 2016

TORONTO, July 26, 2016 /CNW/ - The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) has transferred the first of two 2016 payments of federal Gas Tax funds to Ontario municipalities. In 2016 AMO will...


Jun 17, 2016, 16:32 ET Local Governments Summit: Common advocacy for greater autonomy

QUEBEC CITY, June 17, 2016 /CNW/ - In the run-up to the July meeting of Canadian provincial and territorial ministers of municipal affairs in Quebec City, the president of the Union of Quebec...


Jun 08, 2016, 11:28 ET Municipalities are key partners in implementing Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan

TORONTO, June 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan released today makes it clear that municipal governments have a key role to play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. "Municipal...


Nov 25, 2015, 13:40 ET Ontario and Quebec Municipalities Ready to Take on Climate Change

OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Gary McNamara, President of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario and Suzanne Roy, President of the Union of Quebec Municipalities today signed a Climate Change...


Nov 25, 2015, 08:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Ontario and Quebec Municipal Leaders to Sign Agreement on Climate Change in Ottawa/

OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Municipal leaders from Ontario and Quebec will sign an Agreement on Climate Change Action in Ottawa on November, 25, 2015 as Canada heads to the Paris UN Climate...