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News release
FCM's statement on the release of the New Democratic Party of Canada's election platform costing, which confirms a major commitment to affordable housing, along with commitments to strengthen public transit, adapt communities to new climate extremes, and strengthen rural broadband connectivity. 
  • Public transit
  • Telecommunications
  • Disaster mitigation
  • Housing
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
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
News release
The FCM Innovation Network is proud to announce the 2018 Best for Canada Municipal Innovators awards to 10 local leaders and their teams, who are driving innovation in their community and setting an example for others across the country. 
  • Innovation
News release
New funding is available to help Canadian municipalities boost economic growth and local quality of life by making informed infrastructure investment decisions based on empirical data and sound asset management practices.
  • Climate change
  • Infrastructure
  • Innovation
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
News release
The following statement was released by Claude Dauphin, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) regarding changes to Canada's Antenna Siting Policy announced today by Industry Minister James Moore.
  • Telecommunications
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