Webinar recording: Adapting to climate change and reducing GHGs through integrated action

This webinar discusses best practices in addressing both sides of climate change in an integrated way – from community engagement, through planning, to implementation. Learn about developing plans, policies, partnerships and projects that incorporate both emissions reduction actions and response to climate impacts.

Backgrounder—Communities receiving funding for climate change staff support

Fifty-eight municipalities have been granted funding from the Government of Canada, through the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to supplement the salary of a new or existing municipal employee who will work on initiatives to improve adaptation to local climate change impacts or reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Communities receive Government of Canada and Federation of Canadian Municipalities support to take action on climate change

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Vicki-May Hamm, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announced support for small and medium-sized municipalities across Canada to address staffing gaps and produce lasting improvements in their operations to respond to the intensifying impacts of climate change.

Ten organizations selected to help Canadian municipalities reach significant carbon emission reductions targets by 2050

The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) are proud to announce a new initiative to help municipalities across Canada reach significant carbon emission reduction targets. The initiative, known as Transition 2050, will fund training and support delivered by 10 partner organizations to groups of municipalities to foster deep emissions reductions. 
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