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The Debate Starts Here

The Debate Starts Here

Join us in the call for a federal leaders' debate

Roadmap for Strong Cities and Communities

Roadmap for Strong Cities and Communities

Federal Election 2015

Post-conference resources

Post-conference resources

Show your council what you experienced!

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has been the national voice of municipal government since 1901.

With over 2,000 members, FCM represents the interests of municipalities on policy and program matters that fall within federal jurisdiction. Members include Canada's largest cities, small urban and rural communities, and 19 provincial and territorial municipal associations.

Must reads...

  • Built to Last Strengthening the Foundations of Housing in Canada

    Built to Last Strengthening the Foundations of Housing in Canada

    This report lays out an action plan for more resilientand prosperous housing in Canada. The scope and range of problems are too complex for any one order of government to solve alone. It requires collaboration and leadership to implement an effective housing action plan where all Canadians can access adequate housing.
  • Rail Safety

    Rail Safety

    FCM is encouraged by the steps that have been taken to date, including a new liability and insurance regime and the announcement of new standards for railway tank cars, but these are only part of the solution. FCM will continue to actively engage the federal government on further reforms that improve the safety of Canada's railways and reduce risks to communities. 
  • Leadership in Asset Management Program

    Leadership in Asset Management Program

    FCM's Leadership in Asset Management Program is an exciting new initiative that combines Green Municipal Fund grant funding with peer learning to support innovation in municipal asset management.
  • FCM Sustainable Communities Awards

    FCM Sustainable Communities Awards

    Has your community undertaken a sustainability plan, program, or project that merits national recognition? Apply for a 2016 Sustainable Communities Award and let FCM shine a light on your success.
  • Jack Layton Fellowship

    Jack Layton Fellowship

    The Municipal Youth Engagement Handbook, developed by the 2014 FCM Jack Layton Fellows with input from local governments across Canada, was created to encourage youth participation in their communities.
  • FCM International

    FCM International

    Stronger local government, better future for mining communities in Colombia and Peru.
  • Head Start for Young Women Program

    Head Start for Young Women Program

    Head Start for Young Women responds to the intersecting barriers experienced by young women when it comes to participation in local government.

Corporate Partnerships

  • Our corporate partners

    Our corporate partners

    Get to know our corporate partners, find out how our members benefit, and learn more about partnership opportunities with FCM.