Final Report - Joint Evaluation of Infrastructure Canada's Canada Strategic Infrastructure Fund and Border Infrastructure Fund
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Graphic 1: Alignment of CSIF and BIF Program Objectives to the Federal Government's Priorities

The graphic:

  • Lists the Investment Category Objectives for each program (i.e. Canada Strategic Infrastructure Fund and Border Infrastructure Fund);
  • Lists the Government Priority Themes for period of 1999 to 2011; and
  • Uses coloured arrows to indicates the alignment of Investment Category Objectives to Government Priority Themes.

The table below indicates these alignments.

Program / Investment Category Objectives Government Priority Themes
(1999-2011)
Stimulating the economy Sustainable development Improving the health of Canadians Helping workers develop their skills and obtain employment Keeping Canadians safe Supporting Canadian families Making government more effective through public-private partnerships Managing the deficit Investing in the North
Border Infrastructure Fund (BIF)
Improved flow of people and trade between Canada and the United States at impacted border crossings x                
Canada Strategic Infrastructure Fund (CSIF)
Safer and more efficient highways and rail x                
Safe, efficient, reliable and sustainable transportation x x              
Increased tourism x x              
Improved access to clean and safe drinking water   x x           x
Improved treatment of municipal wastewater   x x           x
Increased online access to key services in recipient communities       x   x     x
Improved quality of life of Northern Canadians; and support for sustainable economic development and competitiveness                 x

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