The City of Charlottetown is host to the 2014 Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Sustainable Communities Conference (SCC) and Trade Show taking place February 10 to 13 at the Prince Edward Island Convention Centre.
The theme for this years’ FCM Conference is "Sink or Swim: New Approaches to Adaptation and Resilience". Over 350 delegates from across Canada will gather to discuss how to make their communities safer, stronger and greener.
"We are so pleased to be hosting the SCC and welcome delegates to the Capital City," said Charlottetown Mayor Clifford Lee. "Delegates will get a taste of maritime flavour and hospitality along with an information packed program."
Program highlights include:
• Redefining Rural – Stories and Lessons from the Georgetown Conference, February 12, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
• Sustainable Communities Awards and Partners for Climate Protection recognition ceremony, February 12, 5:00 p.m.
• Moderator Pascal Raiche-Nogue, Bureau Chief-Public Affairs, Acadie Nouvelle, leads elected municipal officials from Lac-Mégantic (QC), Calgary (AB), Sackville (NB) and Fredericton (NB) in a discussion of recent crises, recovery strategies, risk assessment tolls and visions for increasing resiliency in their communities, February 12, 8:30 -10:00 a.m.
Full conference details available at: www.fcm.ca/scc