Government of Canada and FCM to Announce Green Municipal Fund Investments in the Niagara Region (21/04/2016)
Welland — Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Jim Carr, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, will join Clark Somerville, First Vice-President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, to announce Green Municipal Fund investments in the Greater Golden Horseshoe region.
The announcement will be made at Birchwood Place, Niagara Regional Housing's first LEED® certified building.
235 Fitch Street
Date and Time
Friday, April 22, 2016
10:30 a.m. EDT
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The Government of Canada endowed the Federation of Canadian Municipalities with $550 million to establish the Green Municipal Fund™. The Fund supports partnerships and leveraging of both public and private-sector funding to reach higher standards of air, water and soil quality, and climate protection.
FCM has been the national voice of municipal governments since 1901. It fosters the development of sustainable communities to improve quality of life by promoting strong, effective, and accountable municipal government.