News release

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.

News release

October 11, 2019
FCM's statement on the release of the New Democratic Party of Canada's election platform costing, which confirms a major commitment to affordable housing, along with commitments to strengthen public transit, adapt communities to new climate extremes, and strengthen rural broadband connectivity. 

News release

October 8, 2019
This report shows that a significant amount of public infrastructure in Canada is aging and in poor condition—reinforcing the urgent need for long-term investments in infrastructure renewal.

News release

September 29, 2019
FCM's statement on the release of the Liberal Party of Canada’s 2019 election platform, which includes a significant commitment on permanent investments in building public transit, and addresses federal support for local infrastructure as well as investments in rural broadband connectivity.

News release

September 26, 2019
FCM and the Insurance Bureau of Canada released striking new data demonstrating the urgent need for new investments in local climate adaptation—and the areas where that investment is needed most.  

News release

September 17, 2019
Bill Karsten, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) issued the following statement today. FCM is the national voice of local government, uniting nearly 2,000 member municipalities representing more than 90 per cent of Canadians.

News release

September 12, 2019
FCM released its Election 2019 recommendations to federal parties today. The platform is a call to improve Canadians’ quality of life by empowering the local governments closest to their daily challenges

News release

September 8, 2019
As Canadians prepare to vote in this year’s federal election, FCM’s Big City Mayors’ Caucus is calling on federal leaders to commit to a permanent public transit funding mechanism.
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