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Find the latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic, how it’s impacting cities and communities across Canada—and how we’re responding. 

FCM is fully engaged in bringing together municipalities of all sizes and in strengthening Canada’s pandemic response. Here you’ll find the latest news on what the national response means for people and businesses in our communities, as well as what FCM is saying to members and how we’re bringing local realities to federal decision-makers.  

January 18, 2021

It’s said there’s nothing certain but death and taxes. But for those who live in Canada’s largest city, even after those taxes one more thing is all but certain: a...

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January 18, 2021

Toronto faces an unprecedented budget hole of almost $1 billion in 2021 from COVID-19, a shortfall which may jeopardize repairs at city-run long-term-care homes, rec centres and shelters

The...

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November 18, 2020

Transit is having a moment toward the top of the agenda for economic recovery investment requests, with both the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and a national transit consortium urging Ottawa...

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November 18, 2020

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has released recommendations for federal post-COVID economic recovery plans—urging a green and inclusive recovery that empowers local leaders to deliver results for Canadians while...

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November 18, 2020

" We have seen the impact across the country on cities and municipalities as they have seen their revenue go down. just like every other industry and how much this is rapidly changing. The biggest ask from...

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November 18, 2020

Evan Soloman speaks with FCM's Big Cities Mayor Caucus' chair and Mayor of Edmonton, Don Iveson.

"It builds on work that we have been doing for a number of years with the...

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