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FCM’s Big City Mayors’ Caucus meets to lay out nation-building agenda (31/05/2017)

On the eve of Canada 150 celebrations, mayors from 22 of Canada's biggest cities will gather in the nation's capital to advance their nation-building agenda.

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities' Big City Mayors' Caucus will focus on the federal government's long-term infrastructure plan in a day-long conference. The mayors will discuss how to deliver on the federal government's transformative commitments to build a more livable, green and competitive Canada.

The mayors will also host Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, to discuss their shared priorities on transit, housing and green infrastructure.

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Ottawa, Ontario

8:00 a.m. Photo Opportunity and B-roll FCM Big City Mayors' Caucus meeting Room 205, Shaw Conference Centre 55 Colonel By Drive

12:00 p.m. Media Availability Minister Sohi and Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson, Chair of BCMC Room 209, Shaw Conference Centre 55 Colonel By Drive

1:00 p.m. Afternoon Remarks Minister McKenna Room 205, Shaw Conference Centre 55 Colonel By Drive

Notes for media:

  • Media should arrive no later than 8:00 a.m. for B-roll and photo opportunities.
  • For media accreditation, please contact FCM Media.
  • More information about the FCM Big City Mayors' Caucus can be found here.

For more information: FCM Media Relations, (613) 907-6395,

Page Updated: 31/05/2017