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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
Guide
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities and the Railway Association of Canada (RAC) are committed to building a common approach to the prevention and resolution of issues that may arise when people live and work in close proximity to railway operations.
  • Rail safety
  • Public safety
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
In 2017, the Mayors’ Task Force on the Opioid Crisis put forward comprehensive recommendations for coordinated, nation-wide action by all orders of government.
  • Opioid crisis
  • Public safety
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
​​​​​​​Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) President Vicki-May Hamm issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement on the safe transportation of dangerous good by Canada’s Minister of Transportation.
  • Public safety
  • Rail safety
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
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