February 6, 2020

The following 11 initiatives have been approved for funding through the Green Municipal Fund (GMF). GMF is funded by the Government of Canada and delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). Funding for these new initiatives amounts to more than $2.5 million.

Approved plans, studies and pilot projects funded under the Green Municipal Fund:

Lead applicant, municipality and province Project title Total approved funding ($)

City of Calgary, Alberta

Considering fuel alternatives for Calgary’s waste collection and recycling fleet


Town of Stony Plain, Alberta

Town of Stony Plain regional transit project - Connecting small town and regional bus routes (reducing single occupancy vehicle travel)


City of Parksville, British Columbia

Prioritizing sustainable stormwater management infrastructure in Parksville’s coastal Community Park


District of Saanich, British Columbia

Piloting property-assessed financing for home energy retrofits in Saanich


Regional Municipality of York, Ontario

Optimizing the environmental co-benefits of Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure in York Region


City of Cornwall, Ontario

Generating biogas through the co-digestion of municipal organic waste and sewage biosolids at the Cornwall Wastewaster Treatment Plant


Town of Innisfil, Ontario

Piloting new technology to reduce sediment and phosphorous released into Lake Simcoe watershed


City of Vaughan, Ontario

A Sustainable Neighbourhood Action Plan for Vaughan's Thornhill neighbourhood


Municipality of Landrienne, Quebec

Testing of a thermophilic composter for managing organics in four Abitibi municipalities


Municipality of Lambton, Quebec

Development of the Lambton sustainable development action plan


City of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Testing an electric bus in Saskatoon’s public transit fleet


Source: FCM

Green Municipal Fund
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