Mayors, construction industry, call on Ontario, feds for infrastructure money
They say the global health crisis has created revenue shortfalls that will prevent them from work on infrastructure.
Ontario, municipalities step up legal measures in fight against COVID-19
Tough powers possible under the Health Protection and Promotion Act with penalties to ensure people self-isolate.
PEMAC to help municipalities improve asset management
Selected by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to provide training that will aid in better infrastructure investment decisions.
Unpaid taxes from energy companies to Alberta towns more than double
One oilpatch consultant describes it as a tax revolt to decrease their assessments and change those costs.
Ontario shifting responsibility for Blue Box program to manufacturers
Government says moving the recycling program to producers would save municipalities more than $125 million annually.
Forest sector partners with FCM on economy and sustainability
FPAC will work directly with Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
New capital spending on Alberta municipalities a challenge: Mason
Infrastructure minister cites economic factors for not increasing contribution to infrastructure.
McKenna announces 20 municipal green grants, loans
The $13.5 million Green Municipal Fund will aid capital projects.
Canada, US waste-water groups declare war on ‘flushable’ wipes
Municipalities claim they are flushing $250 million a year because of clogging issues.
Ontario is lowering premiums for wind, solar power
Ontario municipalities will get more say, but not a full veto over the location of wind and solar projects when the Liberals release a review of their green energy plans.