Enforcement of PCB Regulations Ramping Up
Environment Canada is ramping up its enforcement of the federal PCB regulations. Surprisingly, they are finding illegal PCBs in municipal facilities. This could have serious consequences for municipalities, and for the individuals in charge.
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) used to be very popular in a wide range of industrial and electrical applications. They were excellent fire-resistant coolants and insulating fluids in transformers, capacitors, cables, light ballasts, bridge bearings, and magnets, among many other things.
New on YouTube
Rediscovering the Wealth of Places
In this video, Dr. Greg Baeker talks about his book – Rediscovering the Wealth of Places – and how municipal cultural planning can help municipalities of all sizes and circumstances, from large urban centres to mid-size cities to rural areas and small towns to support economic development and community building. Visit our YouTube page to watch the video.
The young people of today may be very different than the youth of yesterday, but they continue to remain an integral part of society. Municipalities need to acknowledge, connect, and provide opportunities for youth so they can help transform their interests and passions for their community into a political voice. – Stephanie Solokowski, University of Waterloo
Read this article in the December 2014 Trends, Future, Year in Review issue of Municipal World magazine.
Wayne Caldwell is Director of the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development and a Professor in Rural Planning and Development at the University of Guelph. He also has a career long affiliation with the County of Huron.
MINUTE AND BY-LAW SUPPLIES
0378A – By-law - 8 1/2″ x 14″ black hinge cover – includes two 1″ screws. Extensions sold separately item # 1129/2
0378B – By-law - 8 1/2″ x 14″ black hinge cover – includes two 1” screws. Extensions sold separately item # 1129/2
0378 – Minute/By-law paper – 8-1/2″ x 14″ – sold in packages of 500 sheets – red margins – punched to fit hinge covers # 0378A and # 0378B.
0378C – Minute/By-law paper – 8-1/2″ x 14″ – sold in packages of 500 sheets – red margin – not punched.