January 27, 2020
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ President Bill Karsten and FCM Big City Mayors’ Caucus Chair Don Iveson issued the following statement urging Parliament’s swift ratification of the new NAFTA trade deal, the Canada-US-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA).
January 23, 2020
Managing existing and new infrastructure while dealing with competing priorities and limited budgets is a challenge that all municipalities face.
Municipal Asset Management Program
November 29, 2019
Statement from FCM CEO Brock Carleton regarding his future with the organization.
November 28, 2019
FCM’s recommendations for the federal government’s first 100 days represents the united vision of cities and communities of all sizes, in every region. It urges the federal government to move quickly to engage municipalities in 15 policy areas.
November 8, 2019
Statement from FCM President Bill Karsten on the creation of a municipal Western Economic Solutions Taskforce
FCM President Bill Karsten issued the following statement on the creation of a municipal Western Economic Solutions Taskforce.
October 31, 2019
Twenty-five Canadian municipalities were selected to join the first Showcase Cities cohort led by the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy Canada.
Partners for Climate Protection
October 22, 2019
Bill Karsten, president of FCM, issued the following statement welcoming the new federal government.
October 11, 2019
FCM acknowledged the release of the Conservative Party of Canada’s election platform today. The platform commits to a “rural lens” in Cabinet decisions and recognizes the need for communities to respond to new climate extremes, but it lacks critical clarity on key issues, while reducing year-over-year infrastructure spending.