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FCM Leadership in Asset Management Program (LAMP)

February 10, 2017 -

What happens when you bring 12 municipalities of varying sizes and experience together, in one room, to work towards the common goal of integrating sustainability into asset management? You form a diverse conversation that builds a collaborative approach for solutions for communities across Canada. That...

Categories: Features

New programs to help municipalities address climate change, asset management

February 2, 2017 -

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Communities have launched two new programs to address climate change in communities and to strengthen infrastructure planning and decision-making. The Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program and the Municipal...

Categories: National, News

Big-City Mayors' Caucus urges Trudeau to invest in public transit

January 23, 2017 -

On January 20th, Canada's big-city mayors urged Prime Minister Trudeau to use his government's next budget to launch a new era of public transit and to tackle Canada's housing affordability crisis head-on. "Our discussion with the Prime Minister today focused on the budget — as really a once-in-a-generation...

Categories: National, News

FCM releases pre-federal budget submission

January 17, 2017 -

The upcoming federal budget can improve Canadians' quality of life for years to come - if it empowers municipalities to connect national infrastructure investment to pressing local needs. That's the message from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) as it releases Seizing the Moment, its recommendations...

Categories: National, News

Municipalities stress role in Phase 2 infrastructure funding

November 28, 2016 -

Fresh off a four-day marathon of meetings on Parliament Hill, municipal leaders say they found an emerging consensus among parliamentarians - that municipalities will need to play a central role to make the landmark federal infrastructure plan work for Canadians. "The federal government's infrastructure...

Categories: National, News

June 1–4, 2017: FCM Annual Conference & Trade Show

November 1, 2016 -

Location: The Shaw Centre, Ottawa Organization: Federation of Canadian Municipalities Website: https://www.fcm.ca/home/events/upcoming-events/2017-annual-conference-and-trade-show-ottawa.htm

Categories: Events

FCM Names Sustainable Communities Award Winners

November 20, 2014 -

Since 2000, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has celebrated best practices in sustainable community development through its annual Sustainable Community Awards, and FCM announced the 2015 award recipients in six categories: brownfields, energy, neighbourhood development, transportation, waste...

Categories: National

Rolling Stock or Bike Paths?

June 25, 2012 -

At this year’s Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) conference, members were polled on a variety of infrastructure issues—the first step in a long consultative process as part of FCM’s Target 2014 campaign to secure long-term funding for infrastructure when the federal Building Canada plan...

Categories: Features

Target 2014: FCM's Campaign for a Long-Term Infrastructure Plan

June 3, 2012 -

Today in Saskatoon, FCM President (and Rick Mercer impersonator) Berry Vrbanovic, with help from FCM CEO Brock Carleton, launched a campaign to advocate for municipal infrastructure as the federal government starts planning its next funding program. When Building Canada expires in 2014, there will...

Categories: National, News, Uncategorized

Cities Still Need a Bigger Share of Tax Revenue: FCM

May 30, 2012 -

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is again rallying for a bigger share of tax revenues. A report released today reminds upper-tier governments that cities are being left to fund significant investments solely through property taxes. Municipalities collect just eight cents of every tax...

Categories: National, News

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