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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
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
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