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News release
FCM released its Election 2019 recommendations to federal parties today. The platform is a call to improve Canadians’ quality of life by empowering the local governments closest to their daily challenges
  • Municipal finance
  • Infrastructure
Report
This report makes the case for why the federal Gas Tax Fund is the best fiscal tool available to local governments and why it must be expanded to help build better lives for Canadians.
  • Municipal finance
  • 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
News release
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announces Partnership for Municipal Innovation – Women in Local Leadership (PMI-WILL).
  • International
  • Women in local government
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
Case study
Run-away inflation and new roles for municipal elected officials are placing unprecedented challenges on Jordan. Consequently, Jordanian authorities have reached out internationally for help in building municipal capacity, and the LGMA has stepped up to the plate.
  • International
2019 Federation of Canadian Municipalities