February 12, 2020

FCM’s Green Municipal Fund (GMF) Council has created a new committee to advise the Council on matters related to the Low Carbon Cities Canada (LC3)-FCM initiative. This committee will provide strategic guidance and oversight to this first-of-its-kind partnership between seven local not-for-profit centres, supported by FCM in its role as the LC3 National Office. 

The Federal government’s financial commitment of $183 million to the LC3 network is part of the $350 million LC3-FCM Collaboration on Community Climate Action program delivering locally led low carbon solutions across Canada through the Green Municipal Fund. 

The LC3 Committee is represented by:

  • Allison Ashcroft – Managing Director, Canadian Urban Sustainability Practitioners (CUSP) Network 
  • Jonathan Frank – Director, Clean Energy Business Development – Vancity Community Investment Bank (formerly Managing Director & Head of Projects at CoPower)
  • Ben Henderson – Chair GMF Council and Councillor for City of Edmonton
  • Joyce Henry – GMF Council and Director General, Office of Energy Efficiency, Low Carbon Energy Sector, Natural Resources Canada
  • Barbara Miazga – GMF Investment Committee and former Pension Plan and Investment Executive
  • Sidney Ribaux – Director, Office of Ecological Transition and Resilience, City of Montreal 
  • Ralph Torrie – Principal, Torrie Smith Associates and Senior Associate, Sustainability Solutions Group

About Low Carbon Cities Canada

Low Carbon Cities Canada is a network of centres in seven of Canada’s largest urban areas (Calgary, Edmonton, the Halifax region, Montreal Metropolitan Community, Ottawa, the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, and Vancouver and the Lower Mainland), partnered with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, that collectively serves as a catalyst for the widespread adoption of low-carbon solutions across Canada. 

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