Upcoming Workshops/Events - July-August 2015

  • MGA Review - During the last two weeks of September the Province is planning to hold regional sessions to discuss the upcoming MGA review. The purpose of these sessions is to explain the process being undertaken for the review and to provide ways to identify issues and opportunities for change in the way municipalities operate. More details to follow. 
  • Annual Conference Nova Scotia Chiefs of Police and Police  Governance Board - September 17-19, Truro, NS.  Registration is due by August 7.  Please contact Valerie Munroe for registration information ()­.

  • Extended Producer Responsibility Workshop - October 23. The Province is considering Extended Producer Responsibility regulations which will impact the manner in which paper and packaging is funded, collected and processed. The workshop will outline the proposed new model including benefits and challenges for municipalities. The workshop will provide an opportunity for municipal officials to comment on the proposed regulations.

Click here for an article on Extended Producer Responsibility, by UNSM Solicitor, Kevin Latimer