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Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference

Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference

This week, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is holding a conference…

This year’s FCM Conference is being held in Quebec City. The conference made recent Alberta news. Medicine Hat City Council voted to boycott it in response Quebec’s opposition to pipelines. Several people have asked me if Grande Prairie is joining this boycott.

I’m not aware of any other Alberta municipalities following Medicine Hat's lead. Here is a statement from the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) President about the importance of this conference….

Councillors from Grande Prairie will be attending this conference. I will be one of them. Following are my reasons for doing so.