2020 Canadian Capital Cities Annual Conference


Dear Colleague:

Please save the dates of June 3 and 4, 2020 to attend our Annual Conference and Annual Dinner to be Toronto, Ontario preceeding the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Confereence and Trade Show.

We are presently preparing a program of presentations from each capital city, plus focused interactive sessions, visits and tours of interest.

The agenda, along with registration and accommodation information will be available online by clicking on this link.

Looking forward to meeting you in Toronto for “Capital" discussions, exchanges and networking.


Marianne Alto, President
Councillor, City of Victoria

Where Have We Met Before? Conferences Then and Now...

2020 - Toronto, Ontario

2019 - Regina, Saskatchewan 

2018 - Halifax, Nova Scotia

2017 - Victoria, British Columbia

2016 – Québec City, Québec

2015 – Winnipeg, Manitoba

2014 – Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

2013 – Ottawa, Canada

2012 – Edmonton, Alberta

2011 – Toronto, Ontario

2010 – Fredericton, New Brunswick

2009 – Whitehorse, Yukon

2008 – Victoria, British Columbia

2007 – Regina, Saskatchewan

2006 – St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

2005 – Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

2004 – Québec City, Québec

2003 – Yellowknife, North West Territories

2002 – Fredericton, New Brunswick

2001 – Victoria, British Columbia

1999 – Iqaluit, Nunavut

1997 – Whitehorse, Yukon

1996 – Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

1995 – Ottawa, Canada

1994 – Ottawa, Canada (preliminary meeting)


Conference 2019 | Regina, Saskatchewan
Capital Cities Challenges: Trends and Opportunities

Held in Regina, presentations included providing Urban Policing along with challenges and impacts to infrastructure
development, preservation and maintenance in resilience and emergency preparedness.
Delegates had the honor of meeting the Honourable Russ Mirasty, Lt-Governor of Saskatchewan at Government House
and the pleasure of visiting the RCMP Heritage Centre, Mosaic Stadium, the Mâmawêyatitân centre, the Sakatchewan Legislative Buildings and Wascana Centre
Thank you to the City of Regina for hosting the conference !

2019 Delegates at Regina City Hall

Diner at Government House

Meeting with the Honourable Russ Mirasty, Lt-Governor of Saskatchewan at Government House


Conference 2018 / Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia
Capital City Leadership: Climate and Social Inclusion

Held at the Central Library and City Hall in Halifax, preceding the Federation Canadian Municipalities conference, presentations included Capital City Heritage property programs, local government climate change tools, Inclusion & Accessibility Leadership.
Delegates enjoyed a walking tour of Point Pleasant Park and most interesting visits to the Africville Museum Tour & Pier 21
Thank you to the HRM for hosting the conference !


Conference 2015 | Winnipeg
Impact of Human Rights on Capital Cities

This year's conference was held in Winnipeg, Manitoba to coincide with the opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The conference took place at the Inn at the Forks.


Conference 2014 | Charlottetown
What Makes a Capital Great

This year's conference was held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island just in time to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first meeting in the Birthplace of Confederation! The conference took place at the Delta Prince Edward.




Conference 2013 | Ottawa
Transforming Through Innovation

The 2013 CCCO Annual Conference in Canada’s Capital focussed on the theme of transforming the downtown experience through innovative visitor services and infrastructure developments.


Conference 2012 | Edmonton
Creating a Capital Experience

Co-hosted by the Mayor of Edmonton and the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, Creating a Capital Experience highlighted the contributions and unique partnerships that exist among businesses, non-profit organizations, governments, and the Legislative Assembly offices in creating dynamic capital cities. Delegates also learned about building a capital brand and producing milestone celebrations.