Union of the Municipalities of New Brunswick

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  • Restoration of municipal by-elections is a victory for local democracy
    The Union of the Municipalities of New Brunswick is celebrating Elections New Brunswick’s announcement that municipal by-elections are being restored to December 2018. “This is a victory for municipalities and a victory for local democracy. Thank you to Chief Electoral Officer Kim Poffenroth for listening to our […]...
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  • Cancelled by-elections hurt local democracy
    FREDERICTON – Elections NB (ENB) has told municipalities that municipal byelections scheduled for December 3 2018, will be delayed “due to the results of the September 24, 2018, provincial general elections, in order for Elections New Brunswick to be able to plan for any contingency.” The Union […]...
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  • Elimination of “one-third” tax exemption for municipal elected officials: Guide
    The federal 1/3 tax exemption for municipal elected officials will end on January 1, 2019. This change will have a significant impact on the after-tax compensation of municipal elected leaders. In collaboration with UMNB and other municipal associations, FCM has produced a guide [Link] for municipalities about […]...
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