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Fixing Canada's Housing Crunch

FCM members taking action

How members are supporting the campaign

Our campaign is off to a great start thanks to the actions of many FCM members and individual local elected representatives. 

Here's what some members are doing to support our campaign, and how you can get involved.

1. Pass a resolution on the #housingcrunch

Thank you very much to the following members for passing council resolutions endorsing the housing crunch campaign. 

Has your council already passed a resolution supporting the campaign? If not, you can get started by downloading our sample resolution. If you have already, please let us know at


AUMATown of Cochrane
Brazeau CountyTown of Drayton Valley
Brazeau CountyTown of Fort Macleod
City of EdmontonTown of Okotoks
City of LloydminsterTown of Pincher Creek
City of St. AlbertVillage of Breton
Edmonton Coalition on Housing and HomelessnessVillage of Wabamun
Town of Bon Accord

British Columbia

Capital Regional District BoardColumbia Shuswap Regional District
City of BurnabyDistrict of Central Saanich
City of CoquitlamDistrict of Chetwynd
City of CourtenayDistrict of Fort St. James
City of CranbrookDistrict of Kitimat
City of KamloopsDistrict of Lake Country
City of LangfordDistrict of North Saanich
City of NelsonDistrict of North Vancouver
City of New WestminsterDistrict of Saanich
City of North VancouverDistrict of West Vancouver
City of Port CoquitlamRegional District of Central Kootenay
City of Port MoodyRegional District of Kitimat-Stikine
City of Prince GeorgeThompson-Nicola Regional District
City of RichmondTown of Sidney
City of SurreyTownship of Esquimalt
City of TerraceTownship of Langley
City of VancouverTri-Cities Homelessness & Housing Task Group
City of VictoriaVillage of Cumberland
City of VictoriaVillage of Nakusp


City of BrandonRural Municipality of Shell River
City of ThompsonRural Municipality of St. Andrews
City of WinklerRural Municipality of Woodlands
City of WinnipegTown of Lynn Lake
Rural Municipality of AlexanderTown of Virden
Rural Municipality of Gimli


City of FrederictonCity of Saint John
City of MonctonVille de Beresford


City of Corner BrookTown of Grand Falls-Windsor
City of St. John'sTown of Labrador City
Combined Councils of LabradorTown of Marystown
Town of Centreville-Wareham-Trinity


City of Halifax Municipality of the District of Lunenburg
District of ShelburneRichmond County
Municipality of the County of KingsTown of New Glasgow

Northwest Territories

City of Yellowknife


Association of Municipalities of OntarioMiddlesex County
City of BrantfordMunicipality of Calvin
City of BrockvilleMunicipality of Chatham-Kent
City of CambridgeMunicipality of Clarington
City of CornwallMunicipality of Huron Shores
City of Greater SudburyMunicipality of West Elgin
City of GuelphRegion of Peel
City of HamiltonRegional Municipality of Durham
City of Kawartha LakesRegional Municipality of Halton
City of KingstonRegional Municipality of Waterloo
City of KitchenerRegional Municipality of York
City of LondonTown of Arnprior
City of MississaugaTown of Aurora
City of Niagara FallsTown of Bancroft
City of North BayTown of Bracebridge
City of OshawaTown of Fort Erie
City of OttawaTown of Kapuskasing
City of PeterboroughTown of Lincoln
City of Sault Ste. MarieTown of Milton
City of ThoroldTown of Minto
City of Thunder BayTown of Pelham
City of TorontoTown of Richmond Hill
City of WindsorTown of Whitchurch-Stouffville
Cochrane District Social Services Administration BoardTownship of Asphodel-Norwood
Corporation of Loyalist TownshipTownship of Centre Wellington
County of DufferinTownship of Dubreuilville
County of FrontenacTownship of Fauquier-Strickland
County of GreyTownship of Greater Madawaska
County of HaliburtonTownship of Ignace
County of HastingsTownship of Rideau Lakes
County of OxfordTownship of Selwyn (Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield)
County of PeterboroughTownship of South Frontenac
County of RenfrewTownship of St. Joseph
County of SimcoeTownship of the North Shore
County of WellingtonTownship of Uxbridge
District of TimiskamingUnited Counties of Leeds and Grenville
District Services Board of Manitoulin-Sudbury ONUnited Counties of Prescott and Russell
Elgin CountyUnited Townships of Head, Clara & Maria
Mayors and Regional Chairs of Ontario Single Tier Cities and Regions (M.A.R.C.O.)

Prince Edward Island

City of SummersideTown of Cornwall
Community of Murray HarbourTown of Stratford


City of GatineauMunicipalité régionale de comté de Témiscamingue
City of MontrealVillage de Grenville
Communauté métropolitaine de MontrealVille de Bromont
Municipalité Calixa-LavalléeVille de Dorval
Municipalité de ChambordVille de Longueuil
Municipalité de Havre-Saint-PierreVille de Mont-Tremblant
Municipalité de MayoVille de Québec
Municipalité de McMastervilleVille de Rimouski
Municipalité de Rivière-au-TonnerreVille de Sherbrooke
Municipalité de Sainte-Anne-de-la-PocatièreVille de Sorel-Tracy
Municipalité régionale de comté d'ArgenteuilVille de Terrebonne


City of HumboldtTown of Gravelbourg
City of Prince AlbertTown of Kindersley
City of WeyburnTown of St. Walburg
Rural Municipality of Corman Park #344Village of Elstow


City of DawsonCity of Whitehorse

2. Tweet about the #housingcrunch

Thank you to members for posting hundreds of tweets about housing. It's easy to support the campaign on Twitter with our ready-made tweets - just two clicks to post!

We'll be adding new tweets throughout the campaign. You can also make up your own using the hash tag #housingcrunch! Or simply follow #housingcrunch and retweet those with which you agree!

3. Host a local #housingcrunch roundtable

Thank you to Halifax (November 19) for organizing the first in a series of local roundtable discussions on housing with community stakeholders.

These roundtables will help raise awareness of local concerns about housing affordability and the long-term sustainability of the Canadian housing sector. We will announce more municipal housing roundtables in the weeks ahead.

Are you interested in organizing a housing roundtable in your community? Contact Isaac Cockburn for information.

4. Start a local housing campaign

Congratulations to York Region for launching its Make Rental Happen campaign, focusing on the needs of its local housing market, and to Toronto for its Close the Housing Gap campaign.

You can use our Fixing Canada's Housing Crunch graphics to help you build your own online campaign, or simply link to from your website.

5. Talk about the #housingcrunch in your community

When you are talking to constituents, community groups, colleagues in council and your local media, you may find opportunities to emphasize that housing affordability is a problem, and that all orders of government need to work together to fix it. The information here on will be a helpful resource and you can also contact Shawn Menard for information.

6. Let us know what else you are doing to support the campaign!

Send a message to and share your ideas!

Page Updated: 21/12/2015