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Case study
Elkford was a logical choice to work with the municipalities in La Guajira, Colombia, and Ancash, Peru. The communities share many features, such as rich natural resources and extractive activity.
  • Economic development
  • International
Case study
Aron Hershmiller of Yorkton, SK and Russ Smith of the Capital Regional District, BC, reflect on the importance of the “why” and “how” of solid waste management planning.
  • Waste
  • Economic development
  • International
  • 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
Case study
As the benefits of local economic development (LED) are becoming better known in Cambodia, the National League of Councils of the Kingdom of Cambodia (NLC), is fast becoming recognized as a national leader.
  • Economic development
  • International
News release
This year's federal budget delivers results for Canadians directly through their local governments. We welcome this as a significant turning point for cities and communities across Canada.
  • Broadband
  • Budget 2019
  • Infrastructure
News release
CBC.ca's coverage of Budget 2019 includes FCM's role in implementing green initiatives through the Green Municipal Fund.
  • Broadband
  • Budget 2019
  • Housing
  • Sustainability
Case study
Through FCM’s MPED program, the Municipality of Morogoro, Tanzania, formed a grain milling cluster (cooperative) to help provide sustainable sources of grain to the community.
  • Economic development
  • International
Case study
In 2017, CEDI staff visited one of the partnerships located in western Quebec. Through CEDI (Phase 1), Kebaowek First Nation (formerly Eagle Village First Nation), the Town of Témiscaming and the Municipality of Kipawa developed a tripartite friendship, agreed to pursue a shared tourism strategy and started to explore a coordinated approach to regional economic development.
  • Economic development
  • Indigenous partnerships
2019 Federation of Canadian Municipalities