Cover of MCIP year 4 annual reportThe Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program (MCIP) is a five-year, $75 million program funded by Infrastructure Canada and delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. The Year In Review highlights how MCIP training, resources and funding are helping Canadian municipalities innovate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and respond to climate vulnerabilities.

Read the report to learn we’re helping municipalities develop and implement green initiatives. You’ll also find sector trends and an overview of our program activities from April 2019 to March 2020.


What you'll find inside

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Our impact

Find key facts and figures that form a snapshot of MCIP’s activities, providing funding to training partners and grants to local governments.

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Grants for municipalities

See how MCIP approved $57 million for 322 projects across the country, influencing climate action in over 700 municipalities. Discover how the projects are broken down by province or territory, as well as the focus, sector and impact of projects.

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Climate solutions

Read about some of the many successful projects delivered by MCIP, including their impact on local communities.

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Mapping progress

Learn how MCIP funded over 50 tools, factsheets and reports featuring lessons learned and best practices to help municipalities evaluate climate opportunities, identify areas for improvement and track progress.


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MCIP Year in Review case studies
Read about initiatives developed through the Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program.
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Developing an Active Transportation Plan for the Town of Malartic

Learn how Malartic, Quebec is developing an active transportation plan to increase walkability and reduce GHG emissions.

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Port Burwell: Resiliency in stormwater management infrastructure

See how the Port Burwell, Ontario upgraded its stormwater management and treatment system to be more efficient and resilient in the face of climate change.

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Aquifer capability and groundwater vulnerability delineation and mapping

Learn  how the Rural Municipality of Springfield, Manitoba mapped and analyzed its groundwater vulnerability. See how the community plans to protect this resource.

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Water Square: A Good Way to Mitigate the Impacts of Intense Rainfall in Urban Quebec?

Learn how the Montréal, Quebec developed its first water square. See how the community plans to sustainably manage rainwater and improve citizen quality of life.

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The Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program is a five-year $75-million program, delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and funded by the Government of Canada.

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