FCM's statement on the release of the Liberal Party of Canada’s 2019 election platform, which includes a significant commitment on permanent investments in building public transit, and addresses federal support for local infrastructure as well as investments in rural broadband connectivity.
FCM and the Insurance Bureau of Canada released striking new data demonstrating the urgent need for new investments in local climate adaptation—and the areas where that investment is needed most.
Bill Karsten, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) issued the following statement today. FCM is the national voice of local government, uniting nearly 2,000 member municipalities representing more than 90 per cent of Canadians.
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
As Canadians prepare to vote in this year’s federal election, FCM’s Big City Mayors’ Caucus is calling on federal leaders to commit to a permanent public transit funding mechanism.
Canadian communities receive federal support to reduce pollution, improve their resiliency to climate change and plan their local infrastructure
Canadians live in cleaner, healthier and safer communities when municipalities develop innovative solutions to reduce pollution, improve energy efficiency and find new uses for their public infrastructure.