Tag: Federation of Canadian Municipalities

FCM Elects New President and Board of Directors

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The members of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) elected a new president and board of directors during its first-ever virtual annual general meeting...

Green Municipal Fund Report on Initiatives Across Canada

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The newest edition of the Green Municipal Fund (GMF) annual report, “Thriving in our 20th year,” explores the social, economic and environmental impacts that...

Green Municipal Fund Tool Drives Energy Efficiency

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The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities launched the Municipal Energy Roadmap. This decision-support tool provides specific guidance to identify the...

New Initiative to Help Canadians Cut Energy Bills and Emissions

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The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) launched the next phase in their shared mission to support local programs that...

The Partners for Climate Protection Release National Measures Report

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The 2019 National Measures Report showcases how members of the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program are committed to climate action at the local...

FCM Outlines Federal Budget Opportunities for Local Climate Action

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According to a report from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, the next federal budget is a key opportunity to improve the lives of Canadians...

Climate Adaptation Estimated to Cost Municipalities $5.3 billion Annually

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On February 27, 2020, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released a report entitled “Investing in Canada’s Future:...

FCM Green Municipal Fund Council Creates Low Carbon Committee

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The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and its Green Municipal Fund (GMF) Council recently created a new committee to advise the Council on matters...

Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate Action Launches Pilots Across Canada

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Twenty-five Canadian municipalities were selected to join the first Showcase Cities cohort led by the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM)...

Canada Invests in Urban Climate Centre

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Catherine McKenna, Canada’s minister of environment and climate change, recently announced a $22-million investment for the Ottawa Community Foundation to establish an urban climate centre...