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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.  

October 28, 2020

Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman has announced the city will receive $12.5 million in funding through the new federal Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI).

The program intends to create up to 3,000...

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October 28, 2020

Edmonton will receive a $17.3-million slice of a federal government fund to provide new housing for the homeless.

The federal government announced on Tuesday how much each major city will...

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October 28, 2020

The federal government is investing more than $50 million in helping Vancouver quickly house some of the city's most vulnerable people living in parks and on the streets, Mayor Kennedy Stewart...

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October 28, 2020

Fifteen cities will share $500 million in federal funding so they can buy properties being sold because of the COVID-19 pandemic and use them to help keep people from becoming...

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October 13, 2020

The Government of Canada took immediate action to help Canadian businesses affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic, from helping keep employees on the job to increasing cash flow and providing...

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October 5, 2020

The federal government is giving $600 million to help small- and medium-sized businesses deal with possible lockdowns during a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Radio-Canada has learned.

The funding...

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