Media Room

May 2015

Ontario's Big City Mayors Talk Jobs, Transit & Housing with Federal Parties Heading into the Election May 6, 2015

The Mayors of Ontario's largest cities traveled to Parliament Hill this week to ensure the key issues of gridlock and transportation, job creation and affordable housing are addressed on federal agendas heading into the 2015 election. The Large Urban Mayors, Caucus of Ontario (LUMCO),

April 2015

Ontario's Big City Mayors meet with Premier to discuss issues facing majority of Ontarians Apr 22, 2015

The Large Urban Mayors’ Caucus of Ontario (LUMCO) met with Premier Kathleen Wynne at Queen’s Park on Monday, April 20 to discuss key issues facing communities across the Province. 19 Mayors of Ontario’s largest cities attended

March 2015

Help Build the Cities of Tomorrow Mar 17, 2015

Cities of Tomorrow is a competition created by the Large Urban Mayor’s Caucus of Ontario to provide an opportunity for Ontario students to enter the policy making process with proposals for improving Ontario’s urban centres.Ontario’s Big City Mayors are looking for ambitious

December 2014

LUMCO Welcomes New Mayors Following October's Municipal Election Dec 11, 2014

The Large Urban Mayors, Caucus of Ontario (LUMCO) is pleased to welcome 13 new mayors to its membership following the municipal election in October.

May 2014

Ontario's Big City Mayors want Issues Facing Majority of Province Addressed May 29, 2014

The Large Urban Mayors’ Caucus of Ontario (LUMCO) met in Brampton on Friday May 23, 2014 to hear from the Provincial parties on their platforms, as they relate to Ontario’s big cities.

Mayors Of Ontario's Largest Cities Want To Hear From Provincial Candidates May 14, 2014

The Large Urban Mayors, Caucus of Ontario (LUMCO) has invited each of the three Ontario party leaders to attend a special meeting in Brampton on May 23. LUMCO will provide each leader or designate the chance to discuss their platform as it directly relates to Ontario's big cities.

April 2014

LUMCO Applauds Premier's First Step to End Gridlock Apr 15, 2014

(Barrie, ON April 15, 2014) At our last meeting, the Large Urban Mayors, Caucus of Ontario (LUMCO) passed a motion in support of new revenue tools that are fair and reasonable, to help end gridlock in Ontario.

February 2014

Mayor Jeff Lehman Elected Chair of Large Urban Mayors' Caucus of Ontario Feb 10, 2014

Jeff Lehman, Mayor of Barrie, will succeed Hazel McCallion, Mayor of Mississauga as Chair of the Large Urban Mayors’ Caucus of Ontario (LUMCO).

August 2013

Mayors From Ontario's Largest Cities Challenge Parties To Work Together Aug 21, 2013

Lack of collaboration in provincial legislature preventing important municipal legislation

April 2013

Ontario's Big City Mayors Call for Action to End Gridlock Apr 2, 2013

The Mayors of large urban areas in Ontario are united on the need for new revenue to invest in roads and transit.