Event Details

Fredericton, New Brunswick

The Sustainable Communities Conference (SCC) is back for 2025. Don’t miss Canada’s leading event for municipal sustainability changemakers and champions.

At SCC 2025, you’ll learn from hundreds of municipal leaders, staff, and community partners and gain new insights on how to tackle your community’s most pressing sustainability issues. 

Why attend SCC 2025?

Whether you have a project in development or just beginning to plan a sustainability initiative in your community, SCC 2025’s program will deliver tailored, interactive content to bring fresh insights to your unique sustainability challenges.

You’ll have the chance to: 

  • Hear from Canada’s leading sustainability experts and acclaimed keynote speakers. 
  • Build a valuable network of municipal sustainability champions across the county. 
  • Become inspired by the winners of FCM’s 2024 Sustainable Communities Awards as they present their replicable sustainability solutions
  • Learn from other local leaders who are working to tackle their most pressing sustainability challenges. 
  • Enhance your expertise with tools and knowledge from our workshops, training sessions and study tours.  
  • Meet experts in-person at our diverse Industry Showcase and leave with ideas you can champion and implement right away in your own municipality. 
  • Explore key trends in building net-zero communities, in sustainable tools and processes, and in advocating for change at the local level. 
  • Discover New Brunswick’s capital city and its built heritage, local culinary delights and riverside beauty. 

Who will be there?

SCC 2025 brings together municipal staff, elected officials, federal officials, and private sector experts to discuss and share best practices for making Canadian communities more environmentally, socially and economically vibrant.

Our 2023 conference was attended by over 500 sustainability leaders from across the country.

When does registration open?

Registration opens in the fall of 2024. For now, save the date in your calendar on February 10-13, 2025, and subscribe to FCM Connect to stay updated on the conference.



If you have any questions, please contact us at events@fcm.ca .