Business View Civil & Municipal | Volume 2, Issue 11

11 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL VOLUME 2, ISSUE 11 MUNICIPAL LEADERS UNVEIL BOLD VISION FOR A PROSPEROUS WESTERN CANADA T he Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Western Economic Solutions Taskforce (WEST) recently released its final comprehensive report with concrete recommendations to the federal government, as well as a bold vision for a prosperous western Canada. “Western municipal leaders are on the front lines of deep economic anxiety,” said Randy Goulden, City of Yorkton, SK councillor, and chair of WEST. “This report highlights major challenges western communities are facing. It also presents our vision for how western innovation and resourcefulness can protect The path forward must include consensus-building and meaningful partnership with Indigenous communities that contributes to justice and reconciliation OPENING L INES