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 2017-06-01

 08:00 - 15:00

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 09:00 - 19:00

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 12:00 - 15:00

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Study Tour: BIA Partnerships

Jamie Hurst, Economic Development Officer with the City of Ottawa and Jamie Kwong, Executive Director of the Quartier Vanier Business Improvement Area, will provide delegates with an overview of Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) in Ottawa and the Ott...
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 12:00 - 15:00

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Study Tour: Bus Rapid Transit

The OC Transpo system carries over 97 million annual riders (330,000 daily trips) on local bus routes, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and the Trillium Line. The conventional fleet consists of almost 1,000 accessible buses and six accessible trains. A portio...
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 12:00 - 15:00

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Study Tour: Managing Transportation in the Nation’s Capital

Take a sneak peek into how the nation’s capital manages its transportation network at Ottawa’s Transit Operations Control Centre (TOCC), the nerve centre of the city’s transit operation. See how the TOCC is being transformed into a multi-modal transi...
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 12:00 - 15:00

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Study Tour: The Blanket Exercise

This interactive workshop shares history in a way that most Canadians were never taught. The blanket exercise was developed by KAIROS Canada, working with Indigenous elders and teachers, in response to the 1996 Report of the Royal Commission on Abori...
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 12:30 - 14:30

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Study Tour: Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel

Join Ziad Ghadban, Project Manager, for an overview of the project at the site office, and a tour of surface operations (dependent on project phase) at Site 10 (Kent and Chamberlain). For more information on the project, visit ottawa.ca/csst. Note:  ...
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 12:30 - 14:30

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Study Tour: MosaïCanada 150 / Gatineau 2017

MOSAÏCANADA150/GATINEAU 2017 will be the main attraction in the National Capital Region in 2017. All summer long, visitors will be captivated by the spectacular mosaïculture displays along a discovery route stretching over nearly a kilometre. These m...
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 12:30 - 14:30

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Study Tour: Revitalization of rue Jacques-Cartier

A $43 million shoreline improvement project began in 2013 aimed at beautifying and redesigning the 3.2 km section between Lady Aberdeen Bridge and rue Saint-Louis in the parc de la Baie and rue Jacques-Cartier shoreline sector. This project aims to r...
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 12:30 - 14:30

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Study Tour: The Centre sportif de Gatineau

Inaugurated in 2010, the Centre sportif de Gatineau represents a $50 million investment. The construction of this high-tech building is notable for its contemporary architecture as well as its LEED features, while national and international calibre e...
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 12:30 - 14:30

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Study Tour: Trail Waste Facility

The city-owned and operated Trail Waste Facility's (TWF) primary purpose is environmentally sound management of solid waste. Most of the waste footprint is underlain with a leachate collection system which discharges into a pre-treatment system befor...
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 13:00 - 15:00

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Study Tour: Good Food in Schools - a Role for Municipalities

This tour will highlight multiple ways that broad stakeholders work with Ottawa schools, including Ottawa Public Health, Ottawa Public Library, School Breakfast Program, gardening agencies, chefs, teachers, principals and provincial actors, to increa...
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 15:00 - 15:45

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 16:00 - 17:00

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Regional Networking

Atlantic, British-Columbia, Ontario, Prairies and Territories, and Quebec
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 17:00 - 19:00

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 2017-06-02

 07:00 - 08:00

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 07:00 - 18:00

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Child-Minding Services – Day 1

Delegates can take advantage of child-minding services that will be provided, for the first time, in 2017. Click on the + sign to take advantage of the services on a daily basis only.  FCM staff will follow up with delegates who have registered for t...
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 07:00 - 18:00

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Child-Minding Services - Full Conference

Delegates can take advantage of child-minding services that will be provided, for the first time, in 2017. Click on the + sign to take advantage of the services for the full conference.  FCM staff will follow up with delegates who have registered for...
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 07:00 - 18:00

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 08:00 - 09:00

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 08:30 - 16:30

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Companion Tour: A Triple Taste of Eastern Ontario – Beer, Cheese and Wine

Leave your hotel on a luxury motor coach for a taste of Eastern Ontario. First drive to Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company, located a one-hour drive from Ottawa. Since 2006 Beau’s All Natural has been brewing interesting, tasty beers.Continue your to...
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 09:00 - 11:00

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 09:00 - 12:00

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Companion Tour: Discover the Capital City Tour

Hop on the bus and let your professional tour guide bring Ottawa to life. Hear all about the city’s history, from the early explorers to the fur traders to the lumber industry, and experience the vibrant cosmopolitan city that it is today. Relax whil...
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 09:00 - 15:30

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 10:00 - 10:30

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 10:30 - 11:00

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 11:00 - 12:30

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Overcoming Barriers: A Strategy to Elect More Female Local Officials

This session will focus on the participation and empowerment of women in municipal government. It will bring together various actors, including civil society organizations and other institutions working to promote gender equality in local governance....
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 11:00 - 12:30

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Policy Powerhouse: How FCM Policy Gets Made

FCM has robust policy positions on a range of issues reflecting the realities of cities and communities across Canada—everything from water infrastructure to broadband internet to affordable housing. But how does FCM policy get developed?  This inter...
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 11:00 - 12:30

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Rural and Remote Broadband Opportunities, Presented by Shaw Communications

With both wired and wireless broadband traffic in Canada doubling every few months, what are the most affordable, scalable connectivity options for rural and remote municipalities?Delegates will learn how rural and remote municipalities can leverage ...
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 11:00 - 12:30

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Save Money: Build for Low Carbon and Climate Resilience, Presented by Cement Association of Canada

The federal government has made a commitment to use infrastructure to help Canada transition to a low-carbon, resilient future. Communities that demonstrate their ability to do this will be better prepared to maximize the benefits of federal infrastr...
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 11:00 - 14:00

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Study Tour: Bus Rapid Transit

The OC Transpo system carries over 97 million annual riders (330,000 daily trips) on local bus routes, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and the Trillium Line. The conventional fleet consists of almost 1,000 accessible buses and six accessible trains. A portio...
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 11:00 - 13:00

(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Study Tour: Good Food in Schools - a Role for Municipalities

This tour will highlight multiple ways that broad stakeholders work with Ottawa schools, including Ottawa Public Health, Ottawa Public Library, School Breakfast Program, gardening agencies, chefs, teachers, principals and provincial actors, to increa...
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 11:00 - 14:00

(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Study Tour: Managing Transportation in the Nation’s Capital

Take a sneak peek into how the nation’s capital manages its transportation network at Ottawa’s Transit Operations Control Centre (TOCC), the nerve centre of the city’s transit operation. See how the TOCC is being transformed into a multi-modal transi...
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 11:00 - 13:00

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Study Tour: Mayor's Rural Expo and Food Aid Day

Rural strategist Geraldine Wildman and Wyatt McWilliams, a local farmer and Food Aid Day organizer, welcome FCM delegates and provide an overview of the event, including its history and evolution into the Mayor's Rural Expo. Delegates will also parti...
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 11:00 - 13:00

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Study Tour: Supporting Food and Farm Businesses - Ottawa Food Hub and Savour Ottawa

Housed in part of a 15,000-square-foot warehouse owned by North House Foods, the non-profit Ottawa Food Hub has three components:The Ottawa Incubator Kitchen, which promotes and supports small food manufacturers and start-ups.The Community Food Hub, ...
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 11:00 - 13:00

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Study Tour: The Centre sportif de Gatineau

Inaugurated in 2010, the Centre sportif de Gatineau represents a $50 million investment. The construction of this high-tech building is notable for its contemporary architecture as well as its LEED features, while national and international calibre e...
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 11:00 - 13:00

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Study Tour: Wastewater Treatment Plant

In 1992, Gatineau became the first city in the province of Quebec to transform its biosolids into fertilizer (granules) and is one of six municipalities in Quebec to use anaerobic digestion of municipal biosolids.  Since 2010, the fertilizer granules...
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 11:30 - 14:00

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Companion Tour: Aboriginal Experiences – A Taste of Native Spirit

Victoria Island is the home of Aboriginal Experiences, Canada’s only Urban Aboriginal cultural attraction, located on the shores of the Ottawa River. Aboriginal Experiences has recreated traditional dwellings — tipis, a longhouse and a wigwam — along...
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 12:30 - 14:30

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 12:30 - 14:30

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 12:30 - 14:30

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Study Tour: Main Street Renewal Project

Join Josee Vallee, Senior Engineer, Infrastructure Projects, to learn about  "complete street" design, including slowing car traffic, providing safer and wider sidewalks for pedestrians, a safe-cycle track for cyclists and an improved streetscape for...
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 12:30 - 14:00

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Study Tour: The Moore Farm Estate

The 88-acre Moore Farm estate houses three superbly restored heritage buildings that preserve the country feel of this beautiful site located in one of Gatineau’s most densely populated neighbourhoods. The Centre d’écologie et d’agriculture urbaine d...
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 12:30 - 14:30

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Study Tour: Trail Waste Facility

The city-owned and operated Trail Waste Facility's (TWF) primary purpose is environmentally sound management of solid waste. Most of the waste footprint is underlain with a leachate collection system which discharges into a pre-treatment system befor...
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 13:00 - 17:00

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Companion Tour: Royal Canadian Mint and National Gallery of Canada

Your tour leader will meet you for a walk along Sussex Drive to the headquarters of the Royal Canadian Mint, founded in 1908 in a historic building in central Ottawa. Today, the Ottawa facility produces hand-crafted collector and commemorative coins,...
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 14:45 - 15:15

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 15:30 - 17:00

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 15:30 - 17:00

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 15:30 - 17:00

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Municipal Asset Management: How and Why to Make it a Priority

Is your community facing challenges in planning for the renewal and maintenance of its infrastructure? Are you trying to improve how your municipality plans for future demand for services?This interactive workshop on FCM’s new Municipal Asset Managem...
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 15:30 - 17:00

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 15:30 - 17:30

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Study Tour: A Tour of the National Capital Region's Urban Forests

Sponsored by CN. In many ways, the character of the National Capital Region’s urban forests was very much shaped by the release of the famous Greber Plan in 1950. Join Mike Rosen, President of the Ottawa-based NGO Tree Canada, as he takes you through...
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 15:45 - 17:45

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Study Tour: Arts Court and Ottawa Art Gallery (Walking Tour)

The Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) Expansion and Arts Court Redevelopment project is part of a long-standing vision for revitalizing Ottawa’s downtown. It will raise the profile of Arts Court and the City of Ottawa’s downtown arts centre, in the heart of a...
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 15:45 - 17:45

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Study Tour: Ottawa 2017 and Inspiration Village (Walking Tour)

Attend a presentation by the Executive Director and Producer of Ottawa 2017 celebrations for Canada’s sesquicentennial. How can cities leverage commemorative anniversaries to generate economic activity and tourism benefits, while boosting residents' ...
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 18:30 - 20:30

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Mayor's Welcome Reception

Please join Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and his special guest, Gatineau Mayor Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin, at this spectacular venue overlooking the Parliament Buildings and the Ottawa River.   The Canadian Museum of History welcomes over 1.2 million visitors ...
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 18:30 - 21:00

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Ticket: Mayor's Welcome Reception

Please join Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and his special guest, Gatineau Mayor Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin, at this spectacular venue overlooking the Parliament Buildings and the Ottawa River.   The Canadian Museum of History welcomes over 1.2 million visitors ...
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 2017-06-03

 07:30 - 18:00

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Child-Minding Services – Day 2

Delegates can take advantage of child-minding services that will be provided, for the first time, in 2017. Click on the + sign to take advantage of the services on a daily basis only.  FCM staff will follow up with delegates who have registered for t...
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 07:30 - 08:30

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 07:30 - 18:00

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 07:30 - 15:00

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 08:00 - 09:00

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 08:30 - 12:30

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Companion Tour: Introduction to the Capital and Canadian War Museum Guided Tour

Let your professional tour guide introduce you to the nation’s capital before you stop at the Canadian War Museum for a guided tour and a behind-the-scenes tour of the vault by the museum’s curator.Opened in 2005, the Canadian War Museum’s theme is “...
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 09:00 - 11:00

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 09:00 - 10:00

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 09:30 - 15:30

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Companion Tour: Gatineau Park with Lunch

Enjoy a picturesque drive through Gatineau Park, the capital’s conservation park, with many unique and diversified ecosystems and heritage features.Stops will be made at Pink Lake, the Champlain Lookout and Mackenzie King Estate. Pink Lake is Gatinea...
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 10:00 - 12:00

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Companion Tour: Discover the Hill Walking Tour

In 2017, you will view the Centre Block and grounds of Parliament Hill for the last time before a much needed decade-long restoration. Join your professional tour guide and walk to Parliament Hill, the centre of Canadian democracy. You will tour the ...
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 10:00 - 10:30

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 10:30 - 11:00

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 11:00 - 00:30

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 11:00 - 13:00

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Study Tour : Minto Recreation Complex

This state of the art recreation complex — which opened its doors in November 2014 and is awaiting LEED Silver certification — features two arenas, a Myrtha lap pool and leisure pool, a full-sized gymnasium, a CFL-sized artificial turf sports field, ...
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 11:00 - 14:00

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Study Tour: From Field to Fork

Presented by Egg Farmers of Canada, Chicken Farmers of Canada, Turkey Farmers of Canada and Canadian Hatching Egg ProducersCanada’s agricultural sector is a world leader in producing fresh, local and high-quality food. Farmers from coast to coast to ...
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 11:00 - 13:00

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Study Tour: Innovation Centre at Bayview Yards

The ICBY was advanced as a key element of Ottawa's Economic Development Strategy to create prosperity through partnerships. Situated at a key public transit junction, the ICBY provides an iconic setting for business innovation and start-up companies ...
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 11:00 - 14:00

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Study Tour: Innovative Agriculture - Tour 1

In collaboration with the Ontario Federation of Agriculture, this tour visits one innovative farm in Ottawa to see first-hand the collaboration between the city and local farms.Lunch provided by FCM.
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 11:00 - 14:00

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Study Tour: Innovative Agriculture - Tour 2

In collaboration with the Ontario Federation of Agriculture, this tour visits one innovative farm in Ottawa to see first-hand the collaboration between the city and local farms.Lunch provided by FCM.
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 11:00 - 14:00

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Study Tour: Maintenance and Operations Centre of the Société de transport de l'Outaouais

Tour the new Centre d’entretien et d’exploitation de la Société de transport de l’Outaouais, opened in November 2016. This LEED-certified structure features facilities for maintaining and repairing STO vehicles, including a new garage designed to acc...
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 11:00 - 14:00

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Study Tour: Managing Transportation in the Nation’s Capital

Take a sneak peek into how the nation’s capital manages its transportation network at Ottawa’s Transit Operations Control Centre (TOCC), the nerve centre of the city’s transit operation. See how the TOCC is being transformed into a multi-modal transi...
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 11:00 - 13:00

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Study Tour: Supporting Food and Farm Businesses - Ottawa Food Hub and Savour Ottawa

Housed in part of a 15,000-square-foot warehouse owned by North House Foods, the non-profit Ottawa Food Hub has three components:The Ottawa Incubator Kitchen, which promotes and supports small food manufacturers and start-ups.The Community Food Hub, ...
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 11:00 - 13:00

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Study Tour: The Centre sportif de Gatineau

Inaugurated in 2010, the Centre sportif de Gatineau represents a $50 million investment. The construction of this high-tech building is notable for its contemporary architecture as well as its LEED features, while national and international calibre e...
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 11:00 - 13:00

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Study Tour: The Recycling and Tricentris Sorting Facility

This tour visits an eco-centre managed by the City of Gatineau and a sorting centre owned by Tricentris, a non-profit organization that diverts waste.
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 11:00 - 12:30

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 12:30 - 12:30

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 12:30 - 14:30

(GMT-12:00) International Date Line West

 13:30 - 15:30

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Companion Tour: ByWard Market Gourmet Food Tour

Meet your culinary guide who will introduce you to the delights of Ottawa’s ByWard Market and some of gastronomy’s big names in the city’s most historic neighbourhood. Meet chefs, producers and food artisans and experience the Market the way the loca...
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 14:30 - 15:00

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 15:30 - 17:00

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Funding the 4,000 Faces of Climate Leadership

There are roughly 4,000 municipalities in Canada, each with different opportunities and challenges for low-carbon development and adapting to climate change. In this session, leading municipalities from the Partners for Climate Protection program wil...
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 15:30 - 17:00

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 15:30 - 17:00

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 15:30 - 17:30

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Study Tour: Diverse Community Garden Models

The Community Gardening Network of Ottawa celebrates 20 years in 2017 through a City of Ottawa supported community garden legacy project. Building on the city's 2004 and 2009 Community Garden Action Plan and 2016 zoning amendments, stakeholders have ...
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 15:30 - 17:30

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Study Tour: Incubating Farm Businesses and Local Food Economy - Just Food Farm

Housed on a 150-acre NCC Greenbelt farmstead, the Just Food Farm acts as a community food and sustainable agriculture hub. Now in its fifth year, the farm hosts an Incubator Farm Program, providing access to farmland, shared equipment and infrastruct...
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 15:30 - 17:30

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Study Tour: Minto Recreation Complex

This state of the art recreation complex — which opened its doors in November 2014 and is awaiting LEED Silver certification — features two arenas, a Myrtha lap pool and leisure pool, a full-sized gymnasium, a CFL-sized artificial turf sports field, ...
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 15:30 - 17:30

(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Study Tour: MosaïCanada 150 / Gatineau 2017

MOSAÏCANADA 150 / GATINEAU 2017 will be the main attraction in the National Capital Region in 2017. All summer long, visitors will be captivated by the spectacular mosaïculture displays along a discovery route stretching over nearly a kilometre. Thes...
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 15:30 - 17:30

(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Study Tour: The Moore Farm Estate

The 88-acre Moore Farm estate houses three superbly restored heritage buildings that preserve the country feel of this beautiful site located in one of Gatineau’s most densely populated neighbourhoods. The Centre d’écologie et d’agriculture urbaine d...
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 15:30 - 17:30

(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Study Tour: Wastewater Treatment Plant

In 1992, Gatineau became the first city in the province of Quebec to transform its biosolids into fertilizer (granules) and is one of six municipalities in Quebec to use anaerobic digestion of municipal biosolids.  Since 2010, the fertilizer granules...
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 15:30 - 17:00

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 15:30 - 17:00

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 2017-06-04

 07:00 - 08:15

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 07:00 - 16:30

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Child-Minding Services – Day 3

Delegates can take advantage of child-minding services that will be provided, for the first time, in 2017. Click on the + sign to take advantage of the services on a daily basis only.  FCM staff will follow up with delegates who have registered for t...
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 07:00 - 16:00

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 07:00 - 08:15

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 08:00 - 09:00

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 08:30 - 10:45

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 09:30 - 16:30

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Companion Tour: Canada’s Cold War Museum, Almonte and World Renowned Hummingbird Chocolate Maker

Take a motor coach ride to Canada’s Cold War Museum — the “Diefenbunker” — a once secret facility. This huge four-storey bunker, buried deep under a hillside, got its nickname from Prime Minister John Diefenbaker, whose government constructed the fac...
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 10:00 - 13:00

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Companion Tour: Canadian Museum of Nature Guided Tour

The Canadian Museum of Nature has resided in one of Ottawa’s oldest landmarks for the past several decades. After a devastating fire destroyed the original Parliament Buildings in 1916, the Government of Canada met here during the rebuilding period. ...
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 10:00 - 12:00

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Companion Tour: Cycling along the Rideau Canal

Canada’s National Capital Region is home to the Capital Pathway network, one of the largest in North America. More than 600 kilometres of multi-use paths link superb natural areas, parks, gardens, museums and attractions.Join your guide for a leisure...
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 10:45 - 11:15

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 11:00 - 12:00

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 11:30 - 14:15

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Selection of Candidates for the Board of Directors, Regional Chairs and Provincial and Territorial Associations Executiv...

Provinces and Territories:AlbertaBritish-ColumbiaManitobaNew-BrunswickNewfoundland & LabradorNova ScotiaOntarioPrince-Edward IslandQuebecSaskatchewanNunavut/Northwest Territories/YukonRegional Chairs:AtlanticBritish-ColumbiaOntarioPrairies & Territor...
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 12:00 - 14:00

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Study Tour: Ottawa 2017 and Inspiration Village (Walking Tour)

Attend a presentation by the Executive Director and Producer of Ottawa 2017 celebrations for Canada’s sesquicentennial. How can cities leverage commemorative anniversaries to generate economic activity and tourism benefits, while boosting residents' ...
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 12:00 - 14:00

(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Study Tour: The Centre sportif de Gatineau

Inaugurated in 2010, the Centre sportif de Gatineau represents a $50 million investment. The construction of this high-tech building is notable for its contemporary architecture as well as its LEED features, while national and international calibre e...
MORE DETAILS

 12:00 - 14:00

(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Study Tour: The Moore Farm Estate

The 88-acre Moore Farm estate houses three superbly restored heritage buildings that preserve the country feel of this beautiful site located in one of Gatineau’s most densely populated neighbourhoods.  The Centre d’écologie et d’agriculture urbaine ...
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 13:00 - 16:00

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Companion Tour: Cobblestones and Courtyards Walking Tour

This picturesque and informative walk through Ottawa’s historic downtown core offers many highlights.Ottawa’s ByWard Market is one of Canada’s oldest and largest open-air farmers’ markets and has been a hub of the city’s street-level activity since 1...
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 13:00 - 16:00

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Companion Tour: Discover Ottawa by Land and by Water

Board your motor coach for a short drive to Jacques Cartier Park where you will board a triple-decker riverboat for a cruise along the Ottawa River. From this vantage point guests will experience the natural beauty of the region that captured the ima...
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 14:00 - 14:45

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 14:00 - 14:30

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 14:45 - 15:00

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 15:00 - 16:30

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Closing Keynote Speaker: Jon Montgomery and Final Remarks (S/I)

Whether he's capturing the hearts of the nation as an Olympic champion, or showcasing our cities and communities as host of The Amazing Race Canada, few people embody the Canadian spirit better than Jon Montgomery. Jon understands that the strength o...
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 18:00 - 23:30

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Host City Gala Reception and Dinner

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson invites you to join him for an exciting evening to cap off FCM’s 2017 Annual Conference and Trade Show. You will enjoy a pre-dinner reception followed by a sumptuous sit-down dinner and first-class entertainment.  Space is lim...
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 18:00 - 23:30

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Ticket: Host City Gala Reception and Dinner

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson invites you to join him for an exciting evening to cap off FCM’s 2017 Annual Conference and Trade Show.You will enjoy a pre-dinner reception followed by a sumptuous sit-down dinner and first-class entertainment. Space is limit...
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