November 1, 2021 - SAEWA Welcomes Newly Appointed Representatives to the Board

SAEWA welcomes our member representatives newly appointed to the Board: 

Jodie Gateman, Director representing Vulcan County

Scott Klassen, Director representing Wheatland County

Scott Thomson, Director representing Picture Butte

Byrne Lammle, Director representing Town of Three Hills

John DeGroot, Member at Large representing MD of Taber

Tanya Foubert, Member at Large representing Town of Canmore



Nov 18



SAEWA Chair Tom Grant greeted AUMA attendees in style as SAEWA presented at this years conference attended by the Alberta Government and Municipal Representatives! Memorable view: Presentation to AUMA  

Apr 01

SAEWA - Covid 19

SAEWA Board have reviewed business meeting protocols based on the Covid - 19 Alberta Health Protocols for self-isolation and have determined that face to face meetings will be alternatively going forward via online platform Zoom until determined to safe to resume face to face.  All public engagement will be temporarily suspended.

Sep 14


Another successful AGM delivered.  Election results announcing Directors Incoming: 1) Member Tom Grant, Town of Vulcan 2) Member John Hamm, Town of Three Hills 3) Member Ray Juska, Newell Regional Solid Waste Mgmt. Authority 4) Member Michael Monner, Vulcan County 5) Member Paul Ryan, MD of Bighorn and Bow Valley Waste Commission 6) Member Greg Sheppard, Special Areas 7) Member Klaas Vanderveen,…

Jun 23

FCM Announces GMF Funding - SAEWA

link - FCM Announces GMF Funding - SAEWA   Government of Canada and FCM announce $72 million for municipal projects demonstrating strong actions on climate change (23/06/2017)   Ottawa, ON — The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and Clark Somerville, Past President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) today announced funding for 48 projects…

Feb 02

Southern Alberta Energy from Waste aims to meet province's climate plan...

Southern Alberta Energy from Waste aims to meet province's climate plan. Thursday, February 2, 2017  By Jordan Small   Six potential locations are being investigated for an energy-from-waste facility and the Southern Alberta Energy from Waste Association (SAEWA) says the economic and environmental benefits of having one make sense for Bow Valley municipalities.  After almost two years of extensive…

Jan 13

SAEWA Marks a New Year with a New Strategy

The Strategic Planning process held November 25, 2016 identified (4) focus areas for SAEWA as part of the strategic plan to action. You will find those posted in the Strategic Plan 2016 - 2017.  Our thanks to the Province of Alberta, Culture and Tourism Branch for providing a facilitator, Julie Friesen who was able to help SAEWA accomplish and record more than satisfactory results from the 1-day…

Apr 22

SAEWA Welcomes New Member!

SAEWA is excited to announce that Big Country Waste Management Commission (BCWMC) has become a member! We will enjoy continuing to work with SAEWA member Special Areas, and as well look forward to working with the entire Big Country Waste Management Commission. 

Apr 22

SAEWA also completes Spring Waste Field Sampling events

SAEWA reports excellent results in supply of the detailed analysis that took place in result of completion of the Winter and Spring Waste Stream Characterization analysis field sampling sessions, also in consideration of the partnership that was formed in agreement with the Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA) to collect recycling data analysis on their behalf. Thank you to the membership…

Enabling energy markets of tomorrow The Heads of Delegation reaffirmed the importance of integrated energy markets as part of open, flexible, competitive and transparent global energy markets. They also recognized the need for continued and substantial investments in energy infrastructure and discussed G7 governments’ role in addressing investment barriers. They noted the importance of community engagement and meaningful dialogue to build public confidence in energy projects, including through consultation with women, youth and Indigenous groups. Heads of Delegation expressed their intent to pursue energy market integration as well as measures that will achieve more dynamic, transparent and competitive energy markets and more predictable energy trade. In this regard, they reiterated the importance of greater flexibility of commercial clauses in LNG contracts, including relaxation of destination restrictions, and similar restrictive mechanisms. To this end, they encouraged the sharing of information, on a voluntary basis, of private sector and regulatory best practices.