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News release
FCM President Bill Karsten issued this statement following the Prime Minister’s announcement on how Budget 2019’s doubling of this year’s Gas Tax Fund transfer is building better lives for Canadians.
  • Budget 2019
  • Infrastructure
News release
FCM President Bill Karsten made the following statement regarding the announcement of $18 million by the Government of Canada through FCM to establish an urban climate centre in Halifax with EfficiencyOne and Low Carbon Cities Canada.
  • Budget 2019
  • Climate change
  • Energy
Announcement
The Toward Parity in Municipal Politics program is looking for local initiatives that will look to strengthen opportunities or reduce barriers for women to fully participate in municipal politics/local government.
  • Women in local government
News release
Read FCM President Bill Karsten’s statement regarding the announcement of $40 million by the Government of Canada through FCM in The Atmospheric Fund and Low Carbon Cities Canada.
  • Sustainability
  • Budget 2019
  • Climate change
News release
Read FCM President Bill Karsten's statement as the federal Budget Implementation Act (2019) received Royal Assent.
  • Budget 2019
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
News release
A new nation-wide poll confirms that Canadians view municipal governments as the most trusted order of government to improve quality of life in their communities.
  • Big City Mayors' Caucus
  • Budget 2019
  • Infrastructure
  • Rural communities
2019 Federation of Canadian Municipalities