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Submission
FCM’s recommendations for the 2020 Federal Budget offer a clear path forward, equipping local leaders to deliver results Canadians can see. We’re proposing local climate action that builds better lives, more progress on housing affordability and new steps to strengthen communities of all sizes.
  • Climate change
  • Federal Budget
  • Infrastructure
  • Public transit
  • Rural communities
Report
This report presents concrete recommendations for the new government’s first 100 days in 15 priority areas—from getting infrastructure built to making housing more affordable to achieving universal Internet access.
  • Public transit
  • Rural communities
  • Climate change
  • Housing
  • Infrastructure
Report
This new polling, conducted by Abacus Data and commissioned by FCM, reveals that 61% of Canadians feel their municipal government best understood the challenges facing their communities.
  • Big City Mayors' Caucus
  • Federal Budget
  • Infrastructure
  • Rural communities
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
Case study
The urban-rural Town of Minto developed an integrated sustainable community plan to help it meet the challenges of slow population growth and a shortage of jobs.
  • Rural communities
  • Sustainability
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