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Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program

Climate and Asset Management Network

Announcing FCM's Climate and Asset Management Network members

Network helps municipalities combine asset management

and sustainability

FCM's Climate and Asset Management Network offers peer-learning opportunities, training and a total of $1.6 million in grant funding to help Canadian municipalities better integrate climate change and sustainability goals into decision-making about infrastructure assets and services, such as roads, buildings and water and sanitation systems.

By embedding climate goals into their asset management planning, communities of all sizes can provide greater environmental, economic and social value for Canadians over the
long term.

The Climate and Asset Management Network is offering membership in two cycles. FCM has selected 19 municipalities from across Canada to participate in the network's first two-year cycle.

Working together to advance community asset management practices

Between November 2017 and January 2019 , participants will work with peers toward similar goals as they collaborate, learn from one another and enhance their asset management skills. Each community will also have access to a network of professionals and asset management resources for further support to develop or refresh an asset management policy, strategy or governance framework. Some municipalities will undertake additional projects to strengthen their asset management approaches. These activities will run until September 2019.

The following municipalities have been selected to participate in the first two-year cycle of the Climate and Asset Management Network:

  • Capital Regional District, BC
  • City of Corner Brook, NL
  • Cowichan Valley Regional District, BC
  • County of Grande Prairie No. 1, AB
  • City of Guelph, ON
  • Town of Halton Hills, ON

  • City of Kenora, ON
  • City of Kitchener, ON
  • City of New Westminster, BC
  • District of North Vancouver, BC
  • City of Prince George, BC
  • City of Saint John, NB
  • City of Saskatoon, SK
  • City of Selkirk, MB

  • District of Summerland, BC
  • City of Toronto, ON
  • City of Thunder Bay, ON
  • City of Wetaskiwin, AB

  • City of Yellowknife, NT

A call for applications to participate in the second cycle of the Climate and Asset Management Network will open in 2018. Subscribe to FCM Connect to receive information on the next call for applications.

More asset management funding and training options

FCM's Municipal Asset Management Program offers Canadian municipalities additional funding and training opportunities related to asset management and infrastructure planning. 
Learn more.

The Climate and Asset Management Network is adapted from FCM's Leadership in Asset Management Program and has similar features and goals.

The Climate and Asset Management Network is delivered through the Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program and funded by the Government of Canada. 

Events and resources

The Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program is a new five-year, $75-million program designed to encourage Canadian municipalities to better prepare for and adapt to the new realities of climate change as well as reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The program is delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and funded by the Government of Canada.

Page Updated: 02/02/2018