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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
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
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
Case study
This study aims to shed light on the issue of equality between women and men in terms of access, security, and control of land in Haiti. It helps to understand what is hindering a better guarantee of equality, and presents the strategies that could be put in place to increase equal opportunities and equitable benefits of land ownership for both women and men.
  • International
  • Women in local government
Announcement
Chantal Ouellet, former mayor of Scotstown, QC, winner of the Ann MacLean Award for Outstanding Service by a Woman in Municipal Politics
  • Women in local government
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