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Canada’s Municipal leaders to respond to Budget 2018 (22/02/2018)

Media Advisory

Representatives from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), representing more than 90 per cent of Canadians in communities across the country, will be available to comment on the federal budget.

Budget 2018 must empower municipalities to deliver quality-of-life gains nationwide by taking steps to ensure that historic opportunities from the last two budgets generate real outcomes on the ground. That is the message from FCM in its budget recommendations: From Opportunities to Outcomes.

Note for media

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Ottawa, Ontario

4:15 p.m. FCM post-budget reaction and media availability with Brock Carlton, FCM Chief Executive Officer and Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin, Mayor of the City of Gatineau — Railway room 253 D, Centre Block, Parliament Hill

For pre-budget interviews or budget day bookings, please send request through

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities is the national voice of municipal governments, with nearly 2,000 members representing more than 90 per cent of the Canadian population.

For more information, please contact: 

FCM Media Relations, (613) 907-6395,

Page Updated: 26/02/2018