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After an intense federal election, Canada’s big-city mayors meet today with the Prime Minister and others to advance constructive proposals to drive the strong, inclusive recovery Canadians are counting on through federal-municipal partnership.
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Western Economic Solutions Taskforce (WEST) released its final comprehensive report with concrete recommendations to the federal government, as well as a bold vision for a prosperous western Canada.
Learn about FCM’s recommendations for the 2021 Federal Budget. We are calling for the budget to build on proven tools—to reliably drive progress in communities of all sizes across the country.
FCM President Garth Frizzell, and Chair of the Western Economic Solutions Taskforce (WEST) Randy Goulden, issued this statement following the recent meeting of WEST held virtually on January 26th.
The Regina Leader-Post published an opinion piece signed by Randy Goulden, chair of the Western Economic Solutions Taskforce (WEST) and councillor of the City of Yorkton; Charlie Clark, mayor of Saskatoon and vice-chair of WEST; and Al Kemmere, councillor of Mountain View County, president of Rural Municipalities of Alberta and vice-chair of WEST.
CBC was in Leduc, Alberta, to report on the FCM’s Western Economic Taskforce’s meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, Transport Minister Marc Garneau, and Economic Development Minister Melanie Joly.