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News release
FCM President Bill Karsten issued the following statement on the creation of a municipal Western Economic Solutions Taskforce.
  • Rural communities
Case study
Municipal assets and public services are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, placing local leaders at the frontlines of risk reduction and adaptation.
  • Water
  • Climate change
News release
FCM acknowledged the release of the Conservative Party of Canada’s election platform today. The platform commits to a “rural lens” in Cabinet decisions and recognizes the need for communities to respond to new climate extremes, but it lacks critical clarity on key issues, while reducing year-over-year infrastructure spending.
  • Rural communities
  • Disaster mitigation
  • Infrastructure
Announcement
FCM’s Women in Local Government scholarships provide financial support to women students in Canada interested in local politics.
  • Women in local government
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
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
The mayor of the Town of Bolton-Est, Quebec, Joan Westland, has participated in missions to Colombia to strengthen the role of women and girls in municipal life and politics.
  • International
  • Women in local government
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
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