Quick facts about us

400+
Municipalities Participating
municipalités participantes
13
Provinces and territories with members
Les membres sont répartis dans 13 provinces et territoires
70%
Canadian population represented
Population canadienne représentée

Being a member of the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program means being a part of a nation-wide movement of municipalities dedicated to becoming leaders in local climate action. Through PCP support, Canadian municipalities of all sizes from coast to coast to coast have developed over 420 projects aimed at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

In addition to providing technical support, training and resources to related to GHG emissions reductions, PCP has created a strong municipal network across the country. Through our events, community of practice meetings and the PCP Hub, members are encouraged to share knowledge and learn from one another. The PCP network continues to grow and its members, small and large, demonstrate their commitment to climate action.

Hear from our members

“We recently passed our first climate action plan with a GHG reduction target of 20 per cent below 2011 levels by 2030, and 80 per cent reduction by 2050, with implementation strategies for 140 short and longer term actions in sectors such as transportation, buildings and waste.”

—Lindsay Mierau, Office of Sustainability at the City of Winnipeg

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“Although climate change, by definition, is a long-term phenomenon (…) we, in Plessisville, have decided not to wait. (…) With our action plan and our own Green Municipal Fund, we are taking action now!””

—Mario Fortin, Mayor of Plessisville

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« Nous avons récemment adopté notre premier plan d’action climatique, qui vise à réduire nos GES de 20 % par rapport aux niveaux de 2011 d’ici 2030, et de 80 % d’ici 2050. Notre plan contient également des stratégies de mise en œuvre pour 140 mesures à court et à long terme dans des secteurs tels que le transport, les bâtiments et les matières résiduelles. »

—Lindsay Mierau, Bureau du développement durable de la ville de Winnipeg

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« Même si le changement climatique est, par définition, un phénomène à long terme (...), nous, à Plessisville, avons décidé de ne pas attendre. (...) Avec notre plan d’action et notre propre Fonds municipal vert, nous agissons maintenant! »

—Mario Fortin, Maire de Plessisville

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See where our members are

Newest members

(updated quarterly)

  • Town of Kentville, Novia Scotia
  • Town of Carleton Place, Ontario
  • Arrondissement Le Sud-Ouest (Montréal), Québec
  • Ville de Boucherville, Québec
  • Ville de Saint-Lambert, Québec

(mis à jour trimestriellement)

  • Town of Kentville, Nova Scotia
  • Town of Carleton Place, Ontario
  • Arrondissement Le Sud-Ouest (Montréal), Québec
  • Ville de Boucherville, Québec
  • Ville de Saint-Lambert, Québec


Milestone achievements

(updated quarterly)

  • Town of Stephenville, Newfoundland & Labrador, M2 and M3 corp
  • City of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, M2 and M3 (both)
  • Rural Municipality of Ellice-Archie, Manitoba, M4 (both)
  • City of St. Catharines, Ontario, M1 (both)
  • Ville de Dieppe, New Brunswick, M4 and M5 (both)
  • Village de Bertrand, New Brunswick, M4 and M5 (both)
  • Village de Paquetville, New Brunswick, M4 and M5 (both)
  • City of Miramichi, New Brunswick, M1and M2 (both)
  • Ville de Shippagan, New Brunswick, M4 and 5 (both)
  • Ville de Saint-Quentin, New Brunswick, M4 and M5 (both)
  • Village de Rogersville, New Brunswick, M4 and M5 (both)
  • Village de Pointe-Verte, New Brunswick, M4 and M5 (both)
  • Village de Petit-Rocher, New Brunswick, M4 and M5 (both)
  • Municipalité régionale de Tracadie, New Brunswick, M4 and 5 (both)
  • Communauté rurale de Kedgwick, New Brunswick, M4 and M5 (both)
  • City of Salmon Arm, British Columbia, M1 (corp)
  • City of Rossland, British Columbia, M5 (both)

(mis à jour trimestriellement)

  • Town of Stephenville, Newfoundland & Labrador, M2 and M3 corp
  • City of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, M2 and M3 (both)
  • Rural Municipality of Ellice-Archie, Manitoba, M4 (both)
  • City of St. Catharines, Ontario, M1 (both)
  • Ville de Dieppe, New Brunswick, M4 and M5 (both)
  • Village de Bertrand, New Brunswick, M4 and M5 (both)
  • Village de Paquetville, New Brunswick, M4 and M5 (both)
  • City of Miramichi, New Brunswick, M1and M2 (both)
  • Ville de Shippagan, New Brunswick, M4 and 5 (both)
  • Ville de Saint-Quentin, New Brunswick, M4 and M5 (both)
  • Village de Rogersville, New Brunswick, M4 and M5 (both)
  • Village de Pointe-Verte, New Brunswick, M4 and M5 (both)
  • Village de Petit-Rocher, New Brunswick, M4 and M5 (both)
  • Municipalité régionale de Tracadie, New Brunswick, M4 and 5 (both)
  • Communauté rurale de Kedgwick, New Brunswick, M4 and M5 (both)
  • City of Salmon Arm, British Columbia, M1 (corp)
  • City of Rossland, British Columbia, M5 (both)

*(corp) Indicates that the municipality has achieved the milestones for corporate activity
*(comm) Indicates that the municipality has achieved the milestones for community activity
*(both) Indicates that the municipality has achieved the milestones for corporate and community activity

For more information about the corporate and community streams, see the PCP Milestone Framework.

The Hub

The PCP Hub is our peer-to-peer online network. Available only to PCP members and key community groups (non-profits working in the sector), this platform provides a space to connect, ask questions and share successes.

Through the Hub, municipal staff and elected officials have access to the best resources and expertise on local climate action. The PCP Hub is also a great way to learn about the latest funding opportunities and access resources related to climate and energy.

Become a PCP member in three easy steps

  1. 1

    Download and print this joining resolution, and have your council adopt and sign it. It clarifies the responsibilities and requirements of membership. Please note that this is a template, which can be modified as needed.

  2. 2

    Appoint one staff member and one elected official to be your main PCP contacts. Let them know they’re responsible for this file.

  3. 3

    Email (or print and mail) your adopted council resolution, along with the staff member’s and elected official’s contact information to pcp@fcm.ca.

    Mailing address:

    Attn: PCP program at FCM
    24 Clarence St.
    Ottawa, ON
    K1N 5P3

    When we receive your resolution, we will email you a membership confirmation and information to help you get started.