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With the right tools, communities will thrive.

Growing the Gas Tax Fund

FCM is calling for permanent doubling of the Gas Tax Fund transfer to municipalities for infrastructure renewal—with a predictable annual growth rate that better reflects Canada’s long-term economic growth.

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Making housing affordable for all

We’re calling on all parties to tackle the housing affordability crisis in Canada. This means boosting access to social and affordable housing for low-income Canadians. It also means maintaining the funding levels and priorities of the National Housing Strategy, while addressing key gaps.

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Building vibrant rural communities

This election, FCM is calling on all federal parties to commit to building a "rural lens" into the heart of the federal government—bringing rural realities to the table, and modernizing federal tools to empower rural leaders to build better lives.

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Building better public transit

FCM is calling for a permanent federal funding mechanism to set Canada on a path to 21st century public transit nationwide. By allocating funds directly to transit systems, this mechanism will unlock local expertise—and support the continuous growth of the transit Canadians rely on.

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Adapting to a changing climate

FCM urges all parties to commit to long-term tools empowering local leaders to protect Canadians from new weather extremes.

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