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FCM's International Awards celebrate the outstanding work of individuals and municipalities who volunteer in our International programs.
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The Town of The Blue Mountains built an energy-efficient community hall on the site of a former service station.
  • Brownfields
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To give itself new opportunities and a new look, the Town of Fort Erie drafted a brownfield revitalization plan that offers developers tax and other incentives to clean up and redevelop more than 250 acres of vacant, abandoned, and possibly contaminated industrial sites.
  • Sustainability
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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
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To meet greenhouse-gas reduction targets and cut utility costs, the City of Toronto considered solar, wind, geothermal and waste-to-energy options for heating, cooling and lighting its 2,215 community housing buildings.
  • Energy
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Through FCM’s MPED program, the Municipality of Morogoro, Tanzania, formed a grain milling cluster (cooperative) to help provide sustainable sources of grain to the community.
  • Economic development
  • International
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In 2017, CEDI staff visited one of the partnerships located in western Quebec. Through CEDI (Phase 1), Kebaowek First Nation (formerly Eagle Village First Nation), the Town of Témiscaming and the Municipality of Kipawa developed a tripartite friendship, agreed to pursue a shared tourism strategy and started to explore a coordinated approach to regional economic development.
  • Economic development
  • Indigenous partnerships
The Ann MacLean Award for Outstanding Service by a Woman in Municipal Politics recognizes retired women municipal politicians who have shown exemplary service to their community and constituents and to mentoring women who want to run for elected office. It is named in honour of FCM Past President, Ann MacLean, who led FCM's campaign to increase the number of women in municipal politics across Canada.
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