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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
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
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 Hamilton Spectator reports on the positive reception of Budget 2019 by Mayor Fred Eisenberger.
  • Budget 2019
  • Infrastructure
  • Municipal finance
Case study
The Town of The Blue Mountains built an energy-efficient community hall on the site of a former service station.
  • Brownfields
Case study
As the benefits of local economic development (LED) are becoming better known in Cambodia, the National League of Councils of the Kingdom of Cambodia (NLC), is fast becoming recognized as a national leader.
  • Economic development
  • International
2019 Federation of Canadian Municipalities