News Releases

Communicating information on programs that are important to our members.

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COVID-19 Outbreak

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, AMM is taking action to support Manitoba municipalities of all sizes. On a daily basis, we are engaging provincial officials and FCM in order to provide municipalities with relevant COVID-19 tools and resources.

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AMM Resolutions

Resolutions are extremely important to the AMM as they help determine the priority issues for AMM members and provide the basis for the AMM’s lobbying activities and policies.

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Toward Parity in Municipal Politics

Despite constituting more than 50% of the population, women still account for less than 30% of elected positions in local government across Canada.

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Infrastructure and Asset Management

The need to renew, repair and replace aging infrastructure has a significant impact on municipalities and the quality of life for their residents.

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Alternate Revenues

Municipalities receive only 8 cents from every tax dollar collected. The other 92 cents go to federal, provincial and territorial governments.

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Economic Development

Investments in economic development help our communities thrive and benefit from regional strengths.

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Cell Service and Broadband Internet Access

Currently, Manitobans experience the second-slowest internet speeds in Canada.

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Cannabis Legalization and Regulation

As recreational Cannabis is legal across Canada, municipal leaders are responding to the challenges and opportunities ahead.

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Policing

Community safety and crime prevention are among the top priorities of Manitoba communities, the costs of fighting crime are rising and quickly becoming increasingly unsustainable.

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Flood Mitigation, Drainage and Water Management

Unprecedented flooding in recent years has highlighted the need for investments in flood mitigation.

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Health Practitioner Recruitment and Retention

More than 90 per cent of Manitoba municipalities have doctor shortages while nearly 95 per cent must allocate financial resources to recruit and retain health practitioners.

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Affordable Housing

Many Manitoba communities are experiencing strong economic growth.

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