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News release
Bill Karsten, president of FCM, issued the following statement welcoming the new federal government.
  • Public transit
  • Municipal finance
  • Infrastructure
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
News release
FCM's statement on the release of the New Democratic Party of Canada's election platform costing, which confirms a major commitment to affordable housing, along with commitments to strengthen public transit, adapt communities to new climate extremes, and strengthen rural broadband connectivity. 
  • Public transit
  • Telecommunications
  • Disaster mitigation
  • Housing
News release
FCM and the Insurance Bureau of Canada released striking new data demonstrating the urgent need for new investments in local climate adaptation—and the areas where that investment is needed most.  
  • Climate change
  • Disaster mitigation
  • Infrastructure
News release
FCM released its Election 2019 recommendations to federal parties today. The platform is a call to improve Canadians’ quality of life by empowering the local governments closest to their daily challenges
  • Municipal finance
  • Infrastructure
News release
The Hamilton Spectator reports on the positive reception of Budget 2019 by Mayor Fred Eisenberger.
  • Budget 2019
  • Infrastructure
  • Municipal finance
News release
Big City Mayors’ Caucus Chair Don Iveson issued the following statement at the close of a series of meetings between Canadian mayors, the Prime Minister, and federal cabinet ministers.
  • Big City Mayors' Caucus
  • Budget 2019
  • Disaster mitigation
  • Public transit
News release
FCM President Vicki-May Hamm issued this statement after three days of meetings that brought together municipal leaders and Parliamentarians in Ottawa.
  • Broadband
  • Disaster mitigation
  • Public transit
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