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From: Infrastructure Canada
Ottawa, May 19, 2022— Managing municipal infrastructure effectively is vital to Canada’s economic competitiveness. Municipalities of all sizes need good asset management practices to build and maintain resilient and sustainable communities for all Canadians.
That is why the Government of Canada is investing $441,200 in ten British Columbia communities through the Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP), delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). These initiatives will help communities make data-driven decisions about key infrastructure and ensure long-term infrastructure performance.
With funding from MAMP:
Further information on the ten initiatives can be found in the backgrounder.
“Investments in infrastructure asset management projects help improve the quality of life of British Columbians. This funding from the Municipal Asset Management Program will ensure our communities have the technology and resources they need to adopt the best management practices and make evidence-based decisions.”
The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada and Member of Parliament for Vancouver South
“Well-maintained public infrastructure is crucial to creating sustainable and healthy communities. Through the Municipal Asset Management Plan, the Government of Canada is supporting municipalities and Indigenous governments in their work to make sound, data-driven decisions with respect to existing and new infrastructure to best serve their communities.”
Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country
“Empowering municipalities to make strategic investment decisions regarding their municipal infrastructure assets is the goal of the Municipal Asset Management Program. FCM will continue to support municipalities with good asset management practices, planning, data collection and analysis so they can deliver essential services and ensure a high quality of life to their residents.”
Joanne Vanderheyden, President, Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Press Secretary and Communications Advisor
Office of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc
Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities
Cell: (343) 574-8116
FCM Media Relations
Toll free: 1-877-250-7154
Email: [email protected]
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