Media Advisory - Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) meeting of the National Board of Directors

    Sept. 9 - 12, Collingwood, Ontario

    OTTAWA, Sept. 8 /CNW Telbec/ - The National Board of Directors of the
Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) will convene in Collingwood from
September 9 - 12, 2009.
    More than 100 municipal leaders and observers from across the country
will meet to plan election strategy and to set FCM national policies across a
range of priorities important to Canadians.

    WHAT:   FCM National Board of Directors' Meeting

    WHEN:   September 9 - 12, 2009

    WHERE:  Blue Mountain Inn Conference Centre, 110 Jozo Weider Blvd,

    FCM 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, pandemic planning,
climate change, policing, transit, affordable housing and homelessness,
rural/urban, Canada's northern sovereignty, etc.

    About the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (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 1,800 members
representing 90% of Canadians, FCM members include Canada's largest cities,
small urban and rural communities, and 18 provincial and territorial municipal

For further information:

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

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