Strong Northern and Remote Communities

Published: 2016 - PDF (0.1 MB)

Strong Northern and Remote Communities

Rising to the moment in Federal Budget 2016

Our northern and remote communities are integral to Canada’s social and economic fabric. Genuine nation-building efforts must support their economic diversification and growth in the face of unique challenges of climate, geography and low population density.

That means engaging with local governments, with their proven track record of assessing and acting on local priorities that address national challenges. This document highlights key FCM recommendations for budget 2016 to strengthen northern and remote communities, and Canada’s future.

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