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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
To spur its economy and freshen its look, the City of Saint John made plans to overhaul its aging water system, reduce poverty in five struggling neighbourhoods, and clean up the unsightly and polluted downtown Marsh Creek waterway.
  • Poverty reduction
  • Sustainability
  • Water
News release
​​​​​​​Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) President Vicki-May Hamm issued the following statement in response to today's release of Opportunity for All, the federal government's national poverty reduction strategy.
  • Homelessness
  • Housing
  • Inclusive communities
  • Poverty reduction
News release
Today's Fall Economic Statement confirms that this government is holding firm to its 11-year commitment to support transformational infrastructure projects in cities and communities across Canada.
  • Poverty reduction
  • Infrastructure
Submission
Municipal recommendations for a Canadian poverty reduction strategy.
  • Poverty reduction
News release
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is putting forward local solutions today to reduce poverty across the country—with formal recommendations for the federal government's promised Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy.
  • Homelessness
  • Poverty reduction
News release
FCM President Clark Somerville issued the following statement following a roundtable on poverty reduction with the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Canada's Minister of Families, Children and Social Development. The exchange with municipal leaders was part of FCM's Annual Conference: Shaping Canada's Future (Ottawa, June 1-4).
  • Poverty reduction
News release
Today, the Supreme Court of Canada clarified the constitutional powers of local government in regards to the siting of radio-communications and telecommunications infrastructure (i.e. antenna towers, cables, poles, etc.).
  • Telecommunications
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