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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
Submission
Municipal recommendations for Budget 2019: It’s time for our governments to come together as full partners—to deliver the best results for Canadians.
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Public transit
  • Rural communities
  • Big City Mayors' Caucus
  • Broadband
  • Budget 2019
  • Climate change
  • Infrastructure
Case study
To cut its dependence on diesel-generated electricity, the lakeside northern community of Whati studied construction of a hydroelectric system powered by running water from the nearby La Martre River Falls, which flow out of Lac Le Martre.
  • Energy
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Sustainability
Backgrounder
A reliable Internet connection is not a luxury; it’s a necessity. We need it to innovate, compete and grow. It’s vital to Canadians’ everyday quality of life.
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Rural communities
  • Broadband
News release
Responding to a Maclean's columnist, FCM's President shows how rural, northern and remote communities are actively building a brighter future.
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Rural communities
Report
Rural communities help drive Canada's economy, but they also face unique challenges that need tailor-made policy and resource solutions.
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Rural communities
  • Broadband
  • Economic development
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities released a report today that details the important contribution rural municipalities make and outlines the unique challenges they face.
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Rural communities
News release
Broadband is fundamental to modern life and commerce. The CRTC recognized this today in its decision adopting a "universal service objective" mandating universal access to reliable broadband.
  • Broadband
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Rural communities
2019 Federation of Canadian Municipalities