2014 New Building Canada Fund: Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component, Small Communities Fund
Program Overview
Annex B - Eligible Recipients

Initial recipients will be the provinces and territories. It will be the province or territory that will enter into an agreement with the ultimate recipient. Federal entities, including federal Crown Corporations, are not eligible recipients.

The following are eligible ultimate recipients for the purposes of the SCF:

  • A municipal or regional government established by or under provincial or territorial statute;
  • A provincial or territorial entity (e.g., a department, corporation or agency) that provides municipal-type infrastructure services to communities, as defined in provincial or territorial statute;
  • A band council within the meaning of section 2 of the Indian Act; or a government or authority established pursuant to a Self-Government Agreement or a Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement between Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada and an Aboriginal people of Canada, that has been approved, given effect and declared valid by federal legislation;
  • A public sector body that is established by or under provincial or territorial statute or by regulation or is wholly owned by a province, territory, municipal or regional government which provides municipal-type infrastructure services to communities; and
  • A private sector body, including for-profit organizations and not-for-profit organizations, whose application is supported by a municipal or regional government referred to above. Such support could take the form of a resolution from the municipal or regional government council.

Please note:

Eligible ultimate recipients are those entities listed above and are restricted to those whose projects are situated within, and/or are for the benefit of, communities with a population of less than one hundred thousand (100,000) people, as determined by Statistics Canada - Final 2011 Census. A community in this section shall be defined as the legal entity of the local government pursuant to applicable provincial or territorial legislation, that is, having the legal status of a local government pursuant to provincial or territorial legislation in that province or territory.

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