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Partners for Climate Protection

How to join PCP

Join the Partners for Climate Protection program

Become a member of the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) and join hundreds of Canadian communities as a climate action leader. Get started by adopting a council resolution to join the program and by committing to the program requirements.

How to become a member

Read the documents below for an overview of the program. Share this information with municipal elected officials and staff who will be involved in implementing the PCP Milestone Framework. If you have any questions, or if you would like a paper copy of this information, contact us. You will find the following materials in the information package: 

Appoint staff and elected official liaisons. These individuals will be the main contacts between your municipality and the PCP program, so that your municipality can maintain momentum for activities at both the operational and political levels.

Have your municipal council adopt the PCP program's joining resolution. This document ensures that everyone understands and can commit to the responsibilities and requirements for membership.

  • Joining resolution: This document contains the complete text of the resolution to be passed by your municipal council in order to join the PCP program. Download, print and sign the joining resolution.

Send your joining resolution and contact information to us. Email a scanned copy or mail your joining resolution, along with the staff liaison's contact information, to the PCP program. Our mailing address is:

Attn: PCP program at 8th floor reception, FCM
10 Rideau St.
Ottawa, ON
K1N 9J1

Review your confirmation of membership and orientation package. Once we receive your joining resolution and contact information, we will email you a confirmation of membership and an information package containing a list of resources and details about the PCP Milestone Framework.

Review and complete the checklist to help you plan your next steps. The checklist will let us know what steps you will be completing in the next two years so we can provide the right support. 

Next steps

Once you're a member, you may want to consider the following to help you get started on the Milestone Framework:

Page Updated: 29/11/2016