Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)

Government of Canada to double community-building fund payments

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland recently announced that annual gas tax fund payments to municipalities and First Nations communities will double...

FCM’s recommendations to build back better

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has released recommendations for federal post-COVID economic recovery plans—urging a green and inclusive recovery that empowers local leaders...

Building stronger communities in Canada

By Bill Karsten Strong infrastructure is the lifeblood of our communities. It’s the roads and bridges that move people and goods. It’s the arenas and...

Time for a family meeting

By Todd Latham With the financial crisis of a generation upon us, municipalities are between a rock and a hard place. Raising taxes now is...