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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 18, 2020

LONDON, ONT. -- Reducing services, delaying projects and other belt-tightening proposed by municipal administration could still leave London City Hall facing a multi-million dollar shortfall.

“We are in absolutely dire...

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June 17, 2020

With municipalities still facing immense financial impacts due to the crisis, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario is dismayed that in nearly a month the Government of Ontario...

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June 15, 2020

Dear Prime Minister:

During this critical transition period for the Canadian economy, the Canadian Global Cities Council (CGCC) and the Business Council of Canada (BCC) have collaborated to provide a...

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June 12, 2020

COVID-19 brings rural-urban digital divide into stark contrast, highlighting the challenges faced by more than two million Canadians without reliable internet. Rural, northern and remote communities are essential to Canada’s...

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June 10, 2020

What kind of cities do we want to live in? Since about 81 per cent of Canadians live in cities/urban areas, we need to talk about this. We are never...

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June 10, 2020

Canada’s municipal composition consists of urban, rural, northern, and remote communities that deliver a wide spectrum of services. Like individuals, no two communities are experiencing the current pandemic in the...

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