Media advisory - Canada's municipal leaders meet September 3 - 6 in Jasper, Alta. - Meeting of the National Board of Directors of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)

    OTTAWA, Sept. 2 /CNW Telbec/ - The National Board of Directors of the
Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) convenes September 3 - 6 in
Jasper, Alta.
    More than 100 municipal leaders and observers from across the country
will meet to set FCM policy across a range of priorities important to
Canadians' such as infrastructure investments to safeguard roads, bridges and
water quality, and transit, housing, policing services and rural
sustainability - critical issues for FCM's federal election strategy.

    WHAT:  FCM National Board of Directors meets
    WHEN:  September 3 - 6, 2008
    WHERE: Jasper Park Lodge, Jasper, Alta.

    Board and committee meetings are in-camera - interviews can be
coordinated with FCM's President, members of the FCM Executive, Chair of FCM's
Big City Mayors' Caucus and by issue - infrastructure, policing, transit,
rural/urban, Canada's north, etc.

    About FCM:

    FCM is the national voice of municipal governments, established in 1901,
representing the interests of municipalities on policy and program matters
that fall within federal jurisdiction.
    With more than 1,775 members representing 90% of Canadians, FCM members
include Canada's largest cities, small urban and rural communities, and 18
provincial and territorial municipal associations.

For further information:

For further information: or to arrange interviews, Maurice Gingues,
(613) 907-6395

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