Read our end-of-program report to discover the ways in which we supported local climate innovation in Canadian municipalities.
Is your community taking action to adapt to the impacts of climate change? Evaluate your actions and track your progress with our free assessment tool.
Evaluate your municipality's emissions reduction actions using our free assessment tool and use it to track your progress toward improvements over time.
Discover the value of a formal climate adaptation strategy. You’ll find guides, resources and tools to help you develop and implement your plan.
Read our Municipal Climate Change Staff Guide for practical information, resources, checklists and templates that can help you in your new role working on climate change.
Do you need help having climate conversations in your municipality? Check out our Talking it Through guide. This resource was created to help municipal staff talk to decision-makers.
Municipal assets and public services are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, placing local leaders at the frontlines of risk reduction and adaptation.
Watch our video series to develop a core understanding of climate action in Canadian municipalities. You’ll also discover climate approaches and resources that can help your community reduce greenhouse gases and adapt to climate impacts.
Learn how Malartic, Quebec is developing an active transportation plan to increase walkability and reduce GHG emissions.
Is your community looking to create green development standards? Read our case study and access helpful resources.
A major efficiency upgrade to the local arena is underway to reduce power consumption and associated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by up to 75 per cent. Learn how the Bridgetown Community Recreation Association and The County of Annapolis, NS, are making it happen.
Learn strategies to improve your community’s climate resilience through your existing assets and programs. Check out our handbook, worksheet and factsheets.
Discover how your community can combine its climate action and asset management approaches, with our learning journey. Watch a video and read our easy-to-understand factsheets and guide.
Check out our curated collection of guides, case studies, templates and more, all aimed at helping you implement good asset management practices.
Watch this video series to learn how municipalities across Canada are making climate action a part of their municipal asset management practices and decision-making.
Is your municipality updating or renewing its community plan? Check out this page to learn what climate considerations you should be integrating in your planning activities and learn about what tools you will want to use before you create your plan.
Is your municipality reviewing its service delivery planning? This page can help you discover climate considerations you should be integrating in your service delivery planning activities and learn about what tools you will want to use before you create your plan.
Municipal day-to-day operations need to integrate climate change data and considerations. Read this page to learn questions and tools that can help you take climate action in your community.
See how a partnership between six communities led to the development of green infrastructure guidelines that can benefit any local government.
Read our case study series to discover how communities across Canada are using data to inform local climate adaptation planning.
Read our interview with four climate leaders who talk about their connection to climate action, their municipality’s journey and what experience they would share with other elected officials.
Learn about the pathways and steps to achieve deep decarbonization and net-zero emissions by 2050.
The City of Victoria plans to significantly reduce emissions of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through a broad, comprehensive and collaborative strategy.
Does your municipality need free, expert advice and support to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions? FCM now offers free services and training from environmental experts, known as FCM’s regional climate advisors, for municipalities that are members of the FCM-ICLEI Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program. Funding for this initiative is delivered by FCM’s Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program and provided by the Government of Canada.
The Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program (2017-2022) was a five-year $75-million program, delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and funded by the Government of Canada.