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Items tagged: Federation of Canadian Municipalities

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New initiative helps communities make stronger infrastructure decisions

September 29, 2017 -

The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have announced a new initiative to help local governments strengthen their infrastructure investment decisions based on sound asset management practices. FCM has awarded $3.6 million to 22 partner organizations from across...

Categories: National, News

FCM offers access to regional climate advisors

June 13, 2017 -

The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have announced a new initiative connecting municipalities with local environmental experts. “We are proud to partner with the FCM to support local governments across Canada in their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions,”...

Categories: National, News

Hamilton receives FCM grant for brownfields study

June 8, 2017 -

The City of Hamilton announced that it has received a $175,000 grant from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) that will be used towards funding a key phase in the Hamilton Bayfront Industrial Area Strategy: the review of brownfield redevelopment opportunities. The FCM's Green Municipal...

Categories: News, Ontario

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

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

November 1, 2016 -

Location: The Shaw Centre, Ottawa Organization: Federation of Canadian Municipalities Website:

Categories: Events

The Long-Term Infrastructure Planning Process is Critical: FCM

January 5, 2012 -

“High-quality infrastructure is essential to keep our economy strong,” said CEO of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Brock Carleton said at a meeting of the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance last December Carleton was one of a handful of representatives who spoke at the second...

Categories: National, News

Northern Exposure

February 23, 2011 -

Canada’s northern expanse is vast, underpopulated, and, according to a recent report, “almost third-world.” The 100,000 Northerners living in the 
territories lack the infrastructure and services that Southerners take for granted: ample housing, roads, and broadband, to name a few. Apart...

Categories: Features

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