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FCM’s Green Municipal Fund: Supporting Green
Municipal Infrastructure in Canada
Raymond Louie
Councillor, City of Vancouver
FCM Second Vice-President
Chair, FCM’s Green Municipal Fund Council
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• About FCM and the Green Municipal Fund
• Tackling the infrastructure challenge
• Asset management
Outline
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The national voice of
municipal governments
since 1901
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FCM’s Green Municipal Fund
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The GMF advantage
GMF
Inspire
Enable
Support
Fund
Supporting municipalities every step of the way
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Funding
Types of Initiatives GMF Funding Streams
Plans Grants to develop plans
Studies
Grants to conduct feasibility studies
and field tests
Capital projects
Loans, usually in combination with
grants, to implement capital projects
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Knowledge
• Publications, webinars, workshops
• GMF Projects Database
• Partners for Climate Protection
Program
• FCM Sustainable Communities Awards
• FCM Sustainable Communities
Conference
Photos: City of Montréal (top left); TransLink ( topr ight); Town of Markham (bottoml eft); John Lut on/Gr eater Victoria Bi ke to Work Society (bott om r ight)
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Tackling the infrastructure challenge
• An infrastructure deficit
• Climate change adaptation needs
• Limited fiscal levers
• Shifts in population growth
• The Building Canada Fund
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Asset management:
improving the triple bottom line
• Municipalities need:
– triple bottom line project outcomes
– long-term, risk-based, planning and decision making
• How they are taking action:
– infrastructure report cards
– Relating infrastructure to corporate objectives
– Sharing knowledge
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For more information
• Case studies, project
completion reports,
other publications
• Webinar recordings,
conference resources,
upcoming events
• www.fcm.ca/gmf
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Raymond Louie
Councillor, City of Vancouver
FCM Second Vice-President
Chair, FCM’s Green Municipal Fund Council
raymond.louie@vancouver.ca

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