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Case study
To cut its dependence on diesel-generated electricity, the lakeside northern community of Whati studied construction of a hydroelectric system powered by running water from the nearby La Martre River Falls, which flow out of Lac Le Martre.
  • Energy
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Sustainability
Backgrounder
A reliable Internet connection is not a luxury; it’s a necessity. We need it to innovate, compete and grow. It’s vital to Canadians’ everyday quality of life.
  • Broadband
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Rural communities
Report
Rural communities help drive Canada's economy, but they also face unique challenges that need tailor-made policy and resource solutions.
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Rural communities
  • Broadband
  • Economic development
Guide
FCM designed this guide to provide an overview of the work ahead for local governments and offer both policy and regulatory options to choose from. It will take coordinated effort from all orders of government to ensure that Canadians are safe and well-served through cannabis legalization.
  • Cannabis
  • Policing
  • Public safety
Submission
Municipalities are central partners in the federal government’s efforts to fulfill its commitment to legalize and regulate cannabis across Canada.
  • Policing
  • Public safety
  • Cannabis
Submission
A companion piece to FCM’s 2016 budget submission.
  • Economic development
  • Infrastructure
  • Northern and remote communities
Submission
A plan of action for working with the municipal sector to drive growth, create jobs and improve the quality of life for all Canadians.
  • Climate change
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Housing
  • Infrastructure
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Public transit
  • Rural communities
  • Water
Submission
FCM’s 2015 federal election platform―a call to action to all federal parties to partner with local governments to grow the economy and improve the quality of life in our hometowns.
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Rural communities
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