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Global Covenant of Mayors in Canada

Global Covenant of Mayors in Canada

20 Dec 2019

Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy

The Global Covenant of Mayors Canada is a collaboration between the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, ICLEI Canada, the Global Covenant of Mayors Secretariat and the International Urban Cooperation Project supported by funding from the European Union. The initiative combines two leading domestic climate programs, the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program and Building Adaptive and Resilient Communities (BARC), with the leading global climate program. Together we can further advance Canadian local climate action by adding value, opportunities and streamlined support for members.

Global Covenant of Mayors Canada Showcase Cities

Twenty-five Canadian municipalities were selected to join the first Showcase Cities cohort led by the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) Canada. Over the next year, these municipalities will receive intensive support to help reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adapt to climate change.

Municipalities are on the front lines of climate change, and through this pilot project which includes technical support, training, exclusive networking opportunities and access to tools and resources, each municipality will advance their ambitious climate action objectives.

Participating municipalities:

  • City of Nanaimo, BC
  • City of Courtenay, BC
  • District of Ucluelet, BC
  • Commission de services régionaux Nord-Ouest, NB
  • City of Moncton, NB
  • City of Fredericton, NB
  • City of Mount Pearl, NL
  • Town of New Glasgow, NS
  • City of Burlington, ON
  • City of Hamilton, ON
  • Town of Oakville, ON
  • City of London, ON
  • City of Brampton, ON
  • Town of Orangeville, ON
  • City of Ottawa, ON
  • City of Kitchener, ON
  • City of Kingston, ON
  • City of Windsor, ON
  • Township of Huron-Kinloss, ON
  • City of Rivière-du-Loup, QC
  • City of Prévost, QC
  • City of Laval, QC
  • City of Baie-Saint-Paul, QC
  • City of Candiac, QC
  • City of Beaconsfield, QC
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