February 21, 2018
Budget 2018 must empower municipalities to deliver quality-of-life gains nationwide - by taking steps to ensure that historic opportunities from the last two budgets generate real outcomes on the ground.
February 15, 2018
From opportunities to outcomes: Big City Mayors’ Caucus lays out budget priorities to federal ministers
Canada's big city mayors gathered in Ottawa today to outline their priorities for the upcoming federal budget. While Budget 2017 offered game-changing infrastructure investments, mayors met with senior cabinet ministers to outline the critical steps needed to turn those investment opportunities into real outcomes for Canadians.
February 9, 2018
The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) today announced $5 million in grants and loans through the Green Municipal Fund to eight communities across British Columbia for innovative local projects that will deliver environmental benefits and improve the local quality of life.
February 9, 2018
Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) President Jenny Gerbasi issued this statement after FCM's Sustainable Communities Conference was held in Ottawa.
February 1, 2018
Sustainable Communities Awards 2018: Honouring innovative environmental initiatives in Canadian municipalities
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2018 Sustainable Communities Awards.
January 26, 2018
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities' Big City Mayors' Caucus Chair Don Iveson issued this statement following meetings by a delegation of Canadian mayors in Washington, D.C.
January 22, 2018
With cannabis set to become legal for recreational use by next summer, Canadians are asking tough questions: Will marijuana be sold next to my child's school? How will we keep drug-impaired drivers off the road? How will we dissuade my teenager from smoking pot? These are the kinds of questions that thousands of municipal leaders are working hard to answer.
December 15, 2017
Communities across Ontario are taking action on climate change with $45 million in funding from the Government of Canada and FCM
Today, the Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announced $45 million in Green Municipal Fund (GMF) grants and loans in support of 28 environmental initiatives led by local governments across Ontario.