COVID-19 MUNICIPAL HUB
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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.  

June 30, 2020

It’s been more than three months since the COVID-19 pandemic turned life upside down. From coast to coast to coast, municipal leaders are working flat-out to protect people and businesses...

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June 30, 2020

Our community is facing a crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the economy and local governments haven’t been spared. Municipal governments are an important economic force in our communities.

They...

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June 29, 2020

As federal, provincial, and territorial governments negotiate “safe economic restart” funding agreements, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has outlined what it calls four bottom-line requirements to ensure...

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June 25, 2020

The City of Ottawa plans to borrow from its own tax reserves and cancel tens of millions of dollars in planned capital investments in order to make up a projected...

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June 23, 2020

OTTAWA – As cities continue responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) released a new guide today to help them effectively modify urban streets to support safe commuting, commerce and exercise.  

The COVID-19 Street Rebalancing Guide is a product of FCM’s The Urban Project, which...

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June 19, 2020

OTTAWA – As federal, provincial and territorial governments negotiate “safe economic restart” funding agreements, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) today outlined four bottom-line requirements to ensure funds urgently protect...

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