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Report
This new polling, conducted by Abacus Data and commissioned by FCM, reveals that 61% of Canadians feel their municipal government best understood the challenges facing their communities.
  • Rural communities
  • Big City Mayors' Caucus
  • Budget
  • Infrastructure
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
  • 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
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
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
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
Submission
Municipal recommendations for a Canadian poverty reduction strategy.
  • Poverty reduction
Submission
A companion piece to FCM’s 2016 budget submission.
  • Economic development
  • Infrastructure
  • Northern and remote communities
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