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News release
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.
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Rural communities
  • Telecommunications
News release
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.
  • Budget 2019
  • Infrastructure
News release
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. 
  • Rural communities
News release
FCM President Bill Karsten made the following statement regarding the announcement of $18 million by the Government of Canada through FCM to establish an urban climate centre in Halifax with EfficiencyOne and Low Carbon Cities Canada.
  • Budget 2019
  • Climate change
  • Energy
News release
Read FCM President Bill Karsten’s statement regarding the announcement of $40 million by the Government of Canada through FCM in The Atmospheric Fund and Low Carbon Cities Canada.
  • Sustainability
  • Budget 2019
  • Climate change
News release
Read FCM President Bill Karsten's statement as the federal Budget Implementation Act (2019) received Royal Assent.
  • Budget 2019
News release
Rural priorities led the agenda on this second full day of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ annual conference. More than 2,000 local leaders from every province and territory are gathered here to seize new opportunities presented by the coming federal election.
  • Rural communities
News release
A new nation-wide poll confirms that Canadians view municipal governments as the most trusted order of government to improve quality of life in their communities.
  • Big City Mayors' Caucus
  • Budget 2019
  • Infrastructure
  • Rural communities
2019 Federation of Canadian Municipalities