August 30, 2019
Investing in green infrastructure helps communities reduce their carbon footprint and increase their resilience to climate change. It also helps safeguard public health, protect the environment and create a clean-growth economy.
Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program
August 29, 2019
Statement regarding the announcement of $22 million by the Government of Canada through FCM to establish the City of Vancouver as an urban climate centre with Low Carbon Cities Canada.
Green Municipal Fund
August 28, 2019
FCM is calling on all parties to commit to boosting access to housing for low-income Canadians, while also tackling the broader and growing disconnect between rents, home prices and incomes.
August 22, 2019
Rural municipal leaders concerned about looming reductions to broadband service expansions in rural Canada
Municipal leaders respond with concern to news from Canada’s largest telecommunications companies that they intend to reduce or review the number of rural households that will receive improved broadband connectivity, following a recent CRTC decision.
August 21, 2019
FCM is calling on all national parties to commit to a permanent public transit funding mechanism to shorten commutes, ease gridlock, reduce emissions and boost Canadians’ quality of life.
August 16, 2019
FCM President Bill Karsten made the following statement regarding the announcement of $22 million to be invested by the Government of Canada through FCM to establish an urban climate centre in Ottawa with the Ottawa Community Foundation and Low Carbon Cities Canada.
Green Municipal Fund
August 14, 2019
FCM President Bill Karsten issued this statement following the Prime Minister’s announcement on how Budget 2019’s doubling of this year’s Gas Tax Fund transfer is building better lives for Canadians.
August 6, 2019
Eleven weeks from a crucial federal election, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is calling on every national party to commit to making ground-breaking progress for Canadians living in rural communities across the country.