Thursday, September 29, 2022

Tag: municipalities

New guide to help municipalities improve flood-resiliency

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Climate change is causing a steady increase in the frequency, intensity and duration of weather-related natural disasters. Damages caused by floods and rainstorms comprise...

New active transportation approaches are needed

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By Ankush Karwal When Statistics Canada began unveiling the results of the 2021 Census earlier this year, one of the areas that anyone in city...

Program to support rural highway improvements in Saskatchewan

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A successful partnership between the Government of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) continues to improve roads through its Rural Integrated Roads...

Ontario to help industrial sites become investment ready

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Ontario has launched a new pilot project designed to help municipalities and landowners prepare industrial sites in order to be more attractive to investors. The Site Readiness...

New federal fund boosts funding for Ontario municipalities

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Infrastructure Canada announced that Ontario has received over $850 million through the new federal Canada Community-Building Fund (CCBF) for the 2021–22 fiscal year, along with a top-up of...

Prepare For the Worst, Hope For the Best

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By Glenn Miller Cyber security is finally emerging as a priority for municipalities. Since the onset of the pandemic, thousands of Canadians have been forced to...

Government of Canada to double community-building fund payments

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

Facing the frontline challenges with FCM CEO Carole Saab

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Carole Saab, the chief executive officer of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) brings a clear and ambitious vision for Canadian municipalities on the...

Saskatchewan commits $7.5 billion for infrastructure investment

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Premier Scott Moe today announced a $7.5 billion, two-year capital plan to build a strong Saskatchewan and stimulate Saskatchewan’s economic recovery from the impact...

Beyond the Money

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Public-private partnerships (P3) are often viewed as a way for cash-strapped municipalities to meet increasing fiscal challenges. It is true that P3s—or alternative finance...
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