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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's statement on the release of the Liberal Party of Canada’s 2019 election platform, which includes a significant commitment on permanent investments in building public transit, and addresses federal support for local infrastructure as well as investments in rural broadband connectivity.
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • Infrastructure
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
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
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
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.
  • Rural communities
  • Big City Mayors' Caucus
  • Budget 2019
  • Infrastructure
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