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GCoM and Showcase Cities Project

List of Global Covenant of Mayors Canada Showcase Cities

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 Ville de Rivière-du-Loup, QC
Ville de Prévost, QC Ville de Laval, QC
Ville de Baie-Saint-Paul, QC Ville de Candiac, QC
Ville de Beaconsfield, QC

Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) and Showcase Cities Project

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. 

The Global Covenant of Mayors Canada is a collaboration between FCM, 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. The GCoM Canada is piloting this approach, which will build on ICLEI and FCM’s more than 25 years’ experience in delivering climate change programs in Canada.

Photos: Architecture buildings city cityscape by Busrt from Pexels; Close up photo of assorted push pins on map by Akonsat Uanthoeng from Pexels; Windmill on grass field during golden hour by Karsten Wurth on Unsplash