Tag: Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Still Setting the PACE: Program model helps municipalities finance energy retrofits

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Calling Julian Boyle the godfather of PACE in Canada wouldn’t be an overstatement — but it might be selling him short. PACE (Property Assessed...

Zibi becomes the National Capital Region’s first carbon-neutral community 

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Leaders from Zibi, Hydro Ottawa, Kruger Products, Hydro Québec and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, along with the Hull-Aylmer Member of Parliament and the...

Public Policy Forum honours emerging environmental leader Autumn Peltier

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Six exceptional Canadians are being honoured for their contributions to public policy and good governance by the Public Policy Forum at its Canada Growth...

Low Carbon Cities Canada (LC3) network establishes seven centres

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The Federation of Canadian Municipality (FCM) Green Municipal Fund announced a milestone for its Low Carbon Cities Canada (LC3) network, shifting from start-up phase...

Federal investments for sustainable initiatives in Quebec

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The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) recently announced a combined investment totaling more than $12.6 million through FCM’s Green Municipal Fund (GMF) to help reduce...

Canada and FCM Announce Green Investments for Communities in Nova Scotia

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The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), announced a $2.5 million investment through FCM's Green Municipal Fund (GMF) to help reduce pollution in Nova Scotia. "With...

Wayne Gretzky arena welcomes electric-powered zambonis

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The City of Brantford's first fully electric powered Zamboni ice rink resurfacers have arrived at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre. Arena staff will begin...

FCM releases Green Municipal Fund report and climate adaptation guide

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The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) recently released the 21st annual report of the Green Municipal FundTM (GMF), highlighting its exceptional track record in municipal sustainability. From capacity building,...

Municipal leaders gather virtually for conference on sustainable communities

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The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is presenting its annual Sustainable Communities Conference, Canada’s leading sustainability event for municipal leaders and practitioners, on October...

Federal election confirms existing environmental policy for Canada

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A snap election during the fourth wave of the COVID pandemic has resulted in the Liberal Party of Canada, led by Prime Minister Justin...