Topics include:

  • Feature Article: The Story of Asset Management during my Career
  • Better Asset Procurement, Better Asset Management
  • A Roadmap for Natural Asset Management
  • Time Passes and Change is Inevitable
  • Channel Refresh – Survey
  • Successful CNAM Conference
  • New Chair elected for CNAM
  • A Regional Working Group and Community of Practice – They Work
  • What’s in a WORD: The word ‘Evidence Informed’
  • What’s in a WORD: The word ‘Plan’
  • How much should local governments spend each year to reduce the Riparian Deficit
  • Life Cycle of Assets – Do you have an Opinion?
  • Tips and Tactics: Determining Asset Lifespans
  • Upcoming Events

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Topics include:

  • AMBC in-person conference in Nov 2022
    • Theme: People, Places, and Purpose
    • Keynote speakers
    • Presentation topics
    • Call for presentations
  • Upcoming events

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Topics include:

  • Feature Article: The Way of Asset Management
  • Beyond the Plan – Why we need a primer for CAOs
  • Natural Assets and the Future of Asset Management
  • Operationalizing Asset Management Case Studies:
    • Oak Bay’s Sustainable Funding Plan
    • The City of Terrace – Our AM Journey
    • City of Prince George Experience
  • CNAM Conference
  • What’s in a WORD. The word ‘Plan’
  • AMBC MAMP Program Success and New Training Opportunities
  • AMBC Quarterly Workshops and Conference
  • EGBC Workshop
  • Tips and Tactics: Demystifying Multi-Criteria Decision-making
  • Upcoming Events

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Topics include:

  • Feature Article: Operations and Maintenance: The Savior of the Capital Budget
  • Balancing Community Growth and Operations & Maintenance Staff Capacity
  • Optimizing Operations and Maintenance with GIS to Improve Performance and Defer Capital Costs
  • Worlds Colliding: An Operator’s View on Operations and Maintenance, and Asset Management
  • What’s in a word!
  • Operationalizing EAP, the Ecological Accounting Process, within an Asset Management Plan
  • AMBC Fall Conference – Registration Open
  • Advancing our Asset Management Practices: You Asked, We Listened (MAMP Project Updates)
  • FCM provides New AM Resource Library
  • AM – A Review of Consulting Best Practices: An Opinion from a retired Public Works Manager
  • AMBC honoured as a “Champion Supporter”
  • UBCM announces Awards for Excellence in AM
  • A Global first: New resources for Engineering and Geoscience Professionals
  • Upcoming Events

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Topics include:

  • Feature Article: It is All About the Provision of Services: So why not strategically incorporate natural assets and climate change?
  • 2020 UBCM Award: Town of Gibsons’ Natural Asset Management Journey
  • UBCM Community Excellence Award: Village of Ashcroft
  • Coquitlam wins CNAM Tereo Award
  • AMBC to hold Fall Conference On-Line
  • Natural Asset and Asset Management are not separate entities
  • Restore the Balance in Water Balance
  • Social Media
  • Civic Info Platform
  • CNAM Director for BC and AB
  • New Partner: Municipal Finance Authority of BC
  • Milestones in Asset Management
  • New Community of Practice Chair: Doug Allin
  • Are we asking the right questions?
  • Tips and Tactics: Valuing Natural/Green Assets
  • Upcoming Events

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Topics include:

  • Feature article: Asset Management – Service, Asset and Financial Sustainability
  • What is REALLY important for Asset Management?
  • Case Study: qathet Regional District – Alternatives to Concrete and Asphalt – Integrating Natural Assets into Capital Projects
  • Congratulations on awards:
    • LGMA award to David Allen, Co-chair, AMBC
    • BCWWA/AWWA award to Glen Brown, General Manager, Victoria Operations, UBCM
    • AGRiP leadership award to Tom Barnes, CEO, MIABC
  • Gas Tax Funding Supports Asset Management
  • Elephant in the Room: Drainage and the Unfunded Infrastructure Liability
  • Atlantic Infrastructure Management (AIM) Network
  • PEOPLE: Managing Assets of Infinite Value
  • Municipal Politician’s View of Asset Management
  • Asset Management BC offers Training opportunities
  • Tips and Tactics: Connecting Service Risks to LOS
  • Upcoming Events

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Topics include:

  • Feature Article: AM data now collected annually by the Province
  • Putting Asset Management into Action at the City of Courtenay – Using “The 4 Cs”: Collaboration, Capacity, Culture and Council
  • Case Studies:
    • Township of Spallumcheen – Informing our Residents – A Video
    • City of Prince George – Infrastructure Report Cards – Turning Data into Information
    • NRRM – Tackling Stormwater Risk, Levels of Service and Climate Adaptation in a Rural Northern Community
    • City of Cranbrook – The Evolution of Project Decision-making in Asset Management
  • New BC & AB Director for CNAM
  • FCM – How to take meaningful steps in Asset Management
  • qathet Regional District – Making the Most of our Assets
  • Natural Assets as Ecological Systems and Services: What do you know or wonder about the EAP and MNAI missions
  • Asset Management BC offers Training opportunities
  • Get your Natural Assets Project Moving – Funding Opportunity
  • Tips and Tactics: What happens if you don’t have enough money? Managing COVID impacts
  • Upcoming Events

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Topics include:

  • Feature Article: Asset Management, Service Delivery, and the COVID-19 Virus
    • North Vancouver: How our Asset Management Framework helped with the decision process
    • Gibsons: Resiliency Planning During a Pandemic
    • Cowichan Valley: Asset Management Program Helps CVRD respond to COVID-19 Virus
    • Christina Benty: Citizens, Politicians, Councils, Boards and the COVID Virus
  • Case Study: City of Nanaimo’s Bowen Road Water Supply Main Failure – A Case Study in AM
  • LG Awareness Week Wrap Up: How AM is Helping Local Governments Better Cope with COVID
  • Asset Management Canada meets at FCM
  • Are we doing asset management sdrawkcab (backwards)?
  • MMCD IDS and the Road to Community Resiliency
  • Infrastructure AM in BC: Glen Brown
  • When and where does the AM process stop
  • Coming Soon: Advancing AM Practices
  • Tips and Tactics: Developing Unit Costs for Assets
  • Upcoming Events

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Topics include:

  • Feature Article: Creating the Sustainable Service Survival Kit – How can we Communicate AM better?
  • Case Study: Fund First, Manage Second – Colwood Sustainable Infrastructure Replacement Plan
  • Case Study: Regional District of qathet Successfully Tackles Asset Management
  • Courtenay’s Asset Management Bylaw Decision, and much more

Topics include:

  • Feature Article: AMBC releases updated Framework and 4 Primers
  • Case Study:  Quality of Life – Sustainable Service-Asset Management
  • Case Study: District of West Van Carries Out Natural Capital Asset Inventory
  • AMBC Conference:  Sustainable Service Survival Kit, and much more!