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Guide
This guide is designed to help municipalities deal with the practical, policy and logistical implications of 5G technology in local communities.
  • Broadband
  • Telecommunications
Submission
FCM’s recommendations for the 2020 Federal Budget offer a clear path forward, equipping local leaders to deliver results Canadians can see. We’re proposing local climate action that builds better lives, more progress on housing affordability and new steps to strengthen communities of all sizes.
  • Climate change
  • Federal Budget
  • Infrastructure
  • Public transit
  • Rural communities
Guide
This handbook is designed to support municipalities working with private telecommunications carriers to address the complex challenges of managing rights-of-way while keeping residents safe and taxpayers protected.
  • Telecommunications
Report
This report presents concrete recommendations for the new government’s first 100 days in 15 priority areas—from getting infrastructure built to making housing more affordable to achieving universal Internet access.
  • Public transit
  • Rural communities
  • Climate change
  • Housing
  • Infrastructure
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.
  • Big City Mayors' Caucus
  • Federal Budget
  • Infrastructure
  • Rural communities
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
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.
  • Broadband
  • Northern and remote communities
  • Rural communities
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
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