The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) 2019 Annual Conference and Trade Show will be held in Quebec City, Quebec from May 30th until June 2nd. Elected officials from the town of Olds along with other Alberta mayors and dignitaries will be bringing a message of support for pipelines and the oil & gas industry to the federal level.
Mayors and elected officials from across Canada will get together this spring during the annual conference for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities in Quebec City, Quebec.
Town of Olds Mayor Michael Muzychka says they will be able to bring their message of pro-pipeline support to the federal level.
While at FCM, Mayor Muzychka says elected officials from the town of Olds will promote the fact that pipelines are the best way to get oil to market.
He says dignitaries from across Canada will be sharing ideas about various topics.
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities conference is May 31st to June 2nd.
Muzychka attended his first FCM event last year which was held in Halifax.
He adds this conference includes a very open and approachable atmosphere with hospitality suites.
In the meantime, he feels oil & gas rally's are a great way to stand up for the industry, not only in Alberta but across Canada as well.
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