Archive for the News Category

New resource: Municipal Guide to Cannabis Legalization

With cannabis legalization fast approaching, municipalities have their work cut out for them. To help municipalities do what they do best—protect and strengthen communities—the Federation of Canadian Municipalities has launched the Municipal Guide to Cannabis Legalization, created in partnership with UMNB, other provincial-territorial associations and an advisory […]

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UMNB in the news

Continuing media coverage of UMNB’s call for fair street light rates. English: Telegraph Journal Editorial: Stop overcharging for an essential service: https://www.telegraphjournal.com/telegraph-journal/story/100555420/street-lighting?source=story-popular Quote: “The Union of the Municipalities of New Brunswick has a valid complaint – NB Power shouldn’t be overcharging communities for the cost of street […]

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UMNB speaks up for fair streetlight rates

The Union of the Municipalities of New Brunswick (UMNB) has asked the Energy and Utilities Board (EUB) to direct NB Power to set a fair rate for streetlights for all municipalities. Read the CBC story: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/union-eub-nb-power-street-light-rate-increase-1.4588727 UMNB made a presentation at the NB Power 2018/2019 General Rate […]

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Infrastructure agreement means much-needed funding for municipalities

The agreement signed today for the Investing in Canada Plan is better for New Brunswick’s communities because municipalities were involved, says UMNB President Mr. Bev Gaston. The Plan will provide over $673 million in infrastructure funding for New Brunswick over 10 years, and the Union of the […]

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Welcome to the website of the Union of the Municipalities of New Brunswick (UMNB). UMNB represents cities, towns, villages, and rural communities across New Brunswick. UMNB advocates on behalf of our members with the goal of building strong, sustainable and viable municipalities throughout the province.

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