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News release
FCM President Bill Karsten issued the following statement on the creation of a municipal Western Economic Solutions Taskforce.
  • Rural communities
News release
FCM acknowledged the release of the Conservative Party of Canada’s election platform today. The platform commits to a “rural lens” in Cabinet decisions and recognizes the need for communities to respond to new climate extremes, but it lacks critical clarity on key issues, while reducing year-over-year infrastructure spending.
  • Rural communities
  • Disaster mitigation
  • Infrastructure
Announcement
FCM’s Women in Local Government scholarships provide financial support to women students in Canada interested in local politics.
  • Women in local government
Case study
The mayor of the Town of Bolton-Est, Quebec, Joan Westland, has participated in missions to Colombia to strengthen the role of women and girls in municipal life and politics.
  • International
  • Women in local government
News release
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announces Partnership for Municipal Innovation – Women in Local Leadership (PMI-WILL).
  • International
  • Women in local government
News release
Statement on the announcement of $33 million investment by the Government of Canada through FCM in the Trottier Family Foundation and Low Carbon Cities Canada to establish an urban climate centre in Greater Montreal.
  • Climate change
  • Energy
News release
The City of Baie-Saint-Paul will carry out a capital project to convert an old oil-burning central heating system to one that burns wood biomass at Maison Mère, the former Petites Franciscaines de Marie convent that the city acquired in 2016.
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Infrastructure
News release
Investing in green infrastructure helps communities reduce their carbon footprint and increase their resilience to climate change. It also helps safeguard public health, protect the environment and create a clean-growth economy.
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Infrastructure
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