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Guide
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities and the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) are committed to building a common approach to the prevention and resolution of issues that may arise when people live and work in close proximity to railway operations.
  • Rail safety
  • Public safety
Backgrounder
In 2017, the Mayors’ Task Force on the Opioid Crisis put forward comprehensive recommendations for coordinated, nation-wide action by all orders of government.
  • Opioid crisis
  • Public safety
News release
​​​​​​​Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) President Vicki-May Hamm issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement on the safe transportation of dangerous good by Canada’s Minister of Transportation.
  • Public safety
  • Rail safety
Guide
FCM designed this guide to provide an overview of the work ahead for local governments and offer both policy and regulatory options to choose from. It will take coordinated effort from all orders of government to ensure that Canadians are safe and well-served through cannabis legalization.
  • Cannabis
  • Policing
  • Public safety
Submission
Municipalities are central partners in the federal government’s efforts to fulfill its commitment to legalize and regulate cannabis across Canada.
  • Policing
  • Public safety
  • Cannabis
News release
Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, Chair of the FCM's Big City Mayors' Caucus' (BCMC) Task Force on the Opioid Crisis, issued the following statement in response to Health Canada's new initiatives to fight the opioid crisis.
  • Big City Mayors' Caucus
  • Opioid crisis
  • Public safety
News release
"The opioid overdose crisis is having a devastating impact on Canadian families and communities, with thousands of lives lost to preventable causes. It's also taking a heavy toll on our cities' first responders, front-line workers and community volunteers, who are working around the clock to save lives.
  • Big City Mayors' Caucus
  • Opioid crisis
  • Public safety
News release
FCM's Big-City Mayors' Caucus (BCMC) released its report on the opioid crisis today, calling for coordinated, pan-Canadian action by all orders of government to solve the opioid crisis, which has already claimed thousands of lives and continues to escalate.
  • Big City Mayors' Caucus
  • Opioid crisis
  • Public safety
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