Funding Delivered under the Investing in Canada Plan

Through the Investing in Canada plan, the Government of Canada is investing over $180 billion over 12 years in infrastructure projects across Canada. These investments are being made by 14 federal departments and agencies.

Through Budget 2016, the first phase of the Plan made $14.4 billion in new funding available for the repair and modernization of key infrastructure. This funding has gone towards vital public transit systems, clean water and wastewater systems, and social infrastructure such as affordable housing. Building on the first phase of the Plan, $81.2 billion in additional funding was made available in Budget 2017 to support five priority areas over the next decade: public transit, green, social, trade and transportation, and rural and northern communities' infrastructure and provides predictable funding and focusses on large-scale transformational projects. For further details on each of the funding programs, see the Implementation Progress and Funding Update Table below.

In addition, over $92 billion is available through Government of Canada's existing programs. For example, the federal Gas Tax Fund supports approximately 4,000 infrastructure projects in 3,600 communities across the country each year; the New Building Canada Fund will provide $11.8B in funding for new and ongoing projects; and other government departments and agencies will continue to make investments in core infrastructure across the country.

To see where important investments have been made in your community, check out the geo-map.

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Funding Programs
Delivery Department/Agency Program introduced Program Name Total program
allocation
Number of projects approved Federal share of
approved project
value
Number of projects started Reimbursements Claimed
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation BUDGET 2016 Aboriginal Capacity and Skills Development 10000000 464 10000000 464 10000000
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation BUDGET 2016 Increasing Affordable Housing for Seniors 200700000 1679 200100001 1679 200100001
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation BUDGET 2016 Investment in Affordable Housing 504400000 5231 501600000 5231 501600000
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation BUDGET 2016 Northern Housing 97700000 98 96700000 98 96700000
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation BUDGET 2016 Renovation and Retrofit of Social Housing 574000000 2577 575762664 2577 575762664
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation BUDGET 2016 Renovation and Retrofit on Reserve 127700000 3137 119961660 3137 119961661
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation BUDGET 2016 Shelters for First Nations Victims of Family Violence 10400000 5 10400000 5 10400000
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation BUDGET 2016 Supporting Shelters for Victims of Family Violence 89900000 3228 89900000 3193 89899999
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation BUDGET 2017 Other National Housing Strategy Initiatives Footnotei 1097000000 658 29200000 658 16511989
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation BUDGET 2017 FPT Housing Partnership Framework 7740000000
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation BUDGET 2017 National Housing Co-Investment Fund 5134000000 2 2170000 1 787014
Canadian Heritage BUDGET 2016 Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (Budget 2016) Footnotex 168200000 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Canadian Heritage BUDGET 2017 Canada Cultural Spaces Fund (Budget 2017) Footnotex 300000000 714 350040403 290 144872655
Canadian Heritage BUDGET 2017 Community Educational Infrastructure 80000000 8 5741046 7
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada BUDGET 2016 First Nations Waste Management Initiative 408900000 642 94937587 642 94937587
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada BUDGET 2016 Inuit Housing 80000000 192 80000000 192 80000000
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada BUDGET 2017 Climate Change Preparedness in the North Program - Implementation of Adaptation Actions in the North Footnoteii 56000000 135 19317463 135 19317463
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada BUDGET 2017 First Nation Adapt Program - Flood Plain Mapping Footnoteii 27000000 108 18038861 108 18039134
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada BUDGET 2017 Indigenous Community-Based Climate Monitoring Program 73000000 101 9152677 101 9152677
Employment and Social Development Canada BUDGET 2016 Early Learning and Child Care (Budget 2016) Footnoteiii 400000000 N/A N/A N/A 399669691
Employment and Social Development Canada BUDGET 2016 Enabling Accessibility Fund (Budget 2016) 4000000 168 4000000 168 3999995
Employment and Social Development Canada BUDGET 2016 First Nations and Inuit Child Care Intiative 62800000 549 60429697 549 60097152
Employment and Social Development Canada BUDGET 2016 Homelessness Partnering Strategy 111770000 326 107320867 326 104875496
Employment and Social Development Canada BUDGET 2017 Early Learning and Child Care (Budget 2017) Footnoteiii 7000000000 11 3098979 11 398062719
Employment and Social Development Canada BUDGET 2017 Homelessness Partnering Strategy (Budget 2017) Footnoteiv 2130000000 139 51010606 139 46283894
Employment and Social Development Canada BUDGET 2017 Enabling Accessibility Fund 77000000
Employment and Social Development Canada BUDGET 2017 Women in Construction Fund 10000000 3 6598578 3 592753
Environment and Climate Change Canada BUDGET 2016 Green Municipal Fund Footnoteix 62500000 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Environment and Climate Change Canada BUDGET 2017 Canadian Centre for Climate Services Footnotev 107900000 N/A 3812062 N/A 3812062
N/A BUDGET 2017 Less funds in the fiscal framework and other revenues Footnotevi -6415000000
Multiple Departments BUDGET 2017 Reserved Green Funding Footnotexi 2000000000 1 760000000
Health Canada BUDGET 2017 Home Care Infrastructure Footnotevii 1000000000 N/A 200000000 N/A 200000000
Indigenous Services Canada BUDGET 2016 Aboriginal Head Start on Reserve 51200000 167 44083089 167 44083088
Indigenous Services Canada BUDGET 2016 Water and WasteWater 1833000000 505 2188157083 505 950579740
Indigenous Services Canada BUDGET 2016 First Nations Infrastructure Fund - Cultural and Recreational Centers 76900000 210 83225668 210 75059907
Indigenous Services Canada BUDGET 2016 Health Facilities Program 270000000 45 207098143 45 207098143
Indigenous Services Canada BUDGET 2016 On-Reserve Housing Funds 416600000 7527 624492662 7527 439521904
Indigenous Services Canada BUDGET 2017 Capital Facilities and Maintenance program 15000000
Indigenous Services Canada BUDGET 2017 Improving Indigenous Communities 4000000000 421 817088009 421 118326924
Infrastructure Canada BUDGET 2016 Clean Water and Wastewater Fund 2000000000 2387 1912590409 2385 1090073558
Infrastructure Canada BUDGET 2016 Codes, Guides and Specifications for Climate-Resilient Public Infrastructure 40000000 1 42500000 1 33500000
Infrastructure Canada BUDGET 2016 Municipal Asset Management Program 50000000 250 12784439 250 1277371
Infrastructure Canada BUDGET 2016 Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program 75000000 96 17471500 96 3344856
Infrastructure Canada BUDGET 2016 Public Transit Infrastructure Fund 3400000000 1194 3164561094 1185 1251368772
Infrastructure Canada BUDGET 2016 New Building Canada Fund - National and Regional Projects 212300000 1 212300000 1 3496418
Infrastructure Canada BUDGET 2017 Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund 2000000000 42 1435808999 20
Infrastructure Canada BUDGET 2017 Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program 33555000000 64 6710411686 37 12092891
Infrastructure Canada BUDGET 2017 Canada Infrastructure Bank 15000000000 4 3355000000 1
Infrastructure Canada BUDGET 2017 Research and Knowledge Initiative 25000000 1 3000000 1
Infrastructure Canada BUDGET 2017 Smart Cities Challenge 300000000 25 84600000 25 7000000
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada BUDGET 2017 Innovation Superclusters Initiative 150000000
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada BUDGET 2016 Connect to Innovate 500000000 181 457816473 157 67421021
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada BUDGET 2016 Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund 2000000000 297 1966932743 297 1765577782
Natural Resources Canada BUDGET 2016 Electric Vehicle and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Deployment and Technology Demonstration 62500000 42 43486365 39 40628226
Natural Resources Canada BUDGET 2016 Green Municipal Fund Footnoteix 62500000 191 142006333 N/A 125000000
Natural Resources Canada BUDGET 2016 Regional Electricity Cooperation and Strategic Infrastructure 2500000 2 940000 2 915808
Natural Resources Canada BUDGET 2017 Building Regional Adaptation Capacity and Expertise and National-Scale Knowledge Synthesis and Disseminations 18000000 12 1933750 12 693400
Natural Resources Canada BUDGET 2017 Clean Energy for Rural and Remote Communities 220000000 33 52324943 33 12484868
Natural Resources Canada BUDGET 2017 Electric Vehicle and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure 120000000 52 43838408 52 19738281
Natural Resources Canada BUDGET 2017 Emerging Renewable Power 200000000 4 70949500 4 16315222
Natural Resources Canada BUDGET 2017 Energy Efficient Buildings 182000000 34 11759209 34 2914882
Natural Resources Canada BUDGET 2017 Smart Grid 100000000 24 84135109 24 21314039
Parks Canada Agency BUDGET 2016 National Cost-Sharing Program for Heritage Places 20000000 132 17264994 132 17000097
Public Health Agency of Canada BUDGET 2016 Aboriginal Head Start in Urban and Northern Communities 15400000 81 15400000 77 13483802
Regional Development Agencies BUDGET 2016 Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program 150000000 1412 176980292 1362 153263024
Transport Canada BUDGET 2017 Climate Risk Assessments Footnotexv 16000000 N/A N/A N/A
Transport Canada BUDGET 2017 Connecting Communities by Rail and Water 1924000000 69 1440692622 54
Environment and Climate Change Canada BUDGET 2017 Heavy-Duty Vehicle and Off-Road Regulations Footnotexvi 16000000 N/A N/A N/A
Transport Canada BUDGET 2017 Modernizing Transportation 77000000 15 20271139 15
Transport Canada BUDGET 2017 National Trade Corridors Fund 2000000000 64 1329087437 39 27185550
Transport Canada BUDGET 2017 Oceans Protection Plan Footnotexvii 1327000000 50 1327000000 50
Transport Canada BUDGET 2017 Trade and Transportation Information System 50000000 5 50000000 5
Transport Canada EXISTING FUNDING Multiple Programs Footnotexii 341000000 9 13284707
Infrastructure Canada EXISTING FUNDING Multiple Programs Footnotexiii 57513000000 12875 21861946734 789 11672009086
Regional Development Agencies EXISTING FUNDING Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program 147000000
Canadian Heritage EXISTING FUNDING Canada Cultural Spaces Fund Footnotex 360000000 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation EXISTING FUNDING Existing Housing Programs 17262000000
Indigenous Services Canada EXISTING FUNDING Multiple Programs Footnotexiv 16157000000
Employment and Social Development Canada EXISTING FUNDING Homelessness Partnering Strategy 357000000
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Footnote

Footnote 1

Data in this table represents the most up-to-date information available at the time of publication. Infrastructure Canada continues to work with all departments to collect data on all new Investing in Canada plan programs. As more data becomes available, the table will be updated.

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Footnote 2

The 'number of projects' fields include traditional "bricks and mortar" type projects, services, housing units, lot servicing, capacity development, asset management, innovation projects, number of First Nations who benefitted from the investment, and educational and information training sessions. The number of projects approved is not directly related to the number of points on the geo-map, some points on the map represent more than one project as counted in the above table. In addition, given the nature of some programs, not all funded projects can be mapped.

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Footnote 3

The number of projects started is an estimate based on the information received in the project proposals received from proponents.

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Footnote 4

Not all programs work on a reimbursement basis. These figures also include funds that are directly transferred to other orders of government and organizations. For example, provinces, territories, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, the National Research Council etc.

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Footnote 5

The Lake Manitoba/Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels ($247,500,000) project funding has been moved from Budget 2016 to Budget 2017 as it is now being funded under the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund.

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Footnote 6

Departments or agencies may report on their programs using a different basis than is used in the above reporting table. Program reporting is established at the time of program design and may not align with the presentation of combined, pan-government results. For more detailed information on individual projects or programs, contact the responsible department or agency.

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Footnote i.

This item is made up of the following initiatives: The Federal Community Housing Initiative ($500M), Housing Research and Innovation ($241M), Federal Lands Initiative ($200M), and Technical Resource Centre ($64.2M).

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Footnote ii.

The Climate Change Preparedness in the North Program - Implementation of Adaptation Actions in the North, and the First Nation Adapt Program - Flood Plain Mapping include additional funding from Budget 2016 not included in the Investing in Canada plan. The funding available for these programs totals $77.3M and $51.7M, respectively. The values reported in this table include projects funded from both budget allocations.

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Footnote iii.

The Early Learning and Child Care program is delivered through transfers to provinces and territories.

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Footnote iv.

The total investment in the Homelessness Partnering Strategy is $2.13B; with $1.058B funded through the Investing in Canada Plan.

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Footnote v.

This program does not fund projects, it provides services directly to Canadians. Figures represent the total program spending.

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Footnote vi.

Budget 2017 includes a line to indicate "less funds in the fiscal framework and other revenues" of -$6.412B. This figure is captured as a subtraction from the total Budget 2017 allocation amount.

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Footnote vii.

As part of the federal $11B, 10-year commitment to invest in better home and community care and mental health and addiction initiatives, the $1B Home Care Infrastructure investment is being delivered to provinces and territories over four years, starting in 2018-19, through bilateral health agreements for home and community care and mental health and addictions. The federal government has signed bilateral agreements with each provinces and territory. These agreements are posted here. Jurisdictions will be reporting the results of $11 billion investment through the Canadian Institute on Health Information based on a focused set of common indicators agreed to by FPT Health Ministers in June 2018.

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Footnote viii.

The 6,955 housing projects reported under Indigenous Services Canada reflect a combination of 6,336 housing units being built or renovated and lots being serviced or acquired, and 619 capacity development and innovation.

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Footnote ix.

The Green Municipal Fund is delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities on behalf of Environment and Climate Change Canada, and Natural Resources Canada. Data are reported in aggregate against the Natural Resources Canada allocation.

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Footnote x.

Data for the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund are reported in aggregate against the Budget 2017 allocation.

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Footnote xi.

This funding has been divided between 6 initiatives - Funding to support the Northern Grid project, Infrastructure Support for Coal Dependent Communities, Investment in Yukon College, Electric Vehicle and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure, Home Energy Retrofits and Asset Management, and a top-up to the National Trade Corridors Fund.

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Footnote xii.

This includes the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative and the Gateways and Border Crossings Fund.

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Footnote xiii.

This includes 9 initiatives such as the New Building Canada Fund, GST Rebate and the Gas Tax Fund.

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Footnote xiv.

This includes 6 initiatives such as Indigenous Early Learning and Childcare, Social Community Infrastructure and Support for Education Facilities.

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Footnote xv.

This funding represents the Transportation Assets Risk Assessment initiative, which does not involve capital investments, and is fully reported on under the Horizontal Management Framework for Clean Growth and Climate Change: Mitigation and Adaptation supplementary table (led by Environment and Climate Change Canada).

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Footnote xvi.

Transport Canada's initiative under the Heavy-Duty Vehicle Off-Road Regulations horizontal initiative is the $3.09M Heavy-Duty Vehicle Retrofit Requirements Initiative, which is well underway. Transport Canada's Heavy-Duty Vehicle Retrofit Requirements Initiative is fully reported on under the Horizontal Management Framework for Clean Growth and Climate Change: Mitigation and Adaptation supplementary table (led by Environment and Climate Change Canada).

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Footnote xvii.

The Oceans Protection Plan (OPP) is a 5 year Plan that is investing $1.5B through 2021-22 to better position Canada’s marine safety system to prevent and respond to marine safety and pollution incidents, protect and restore marine habitats and ecosystems in key strategic areas, increase the participation of Indigenous groups within Canada’s marine sector, and increase knowledge of the behaviour and impacts of oil. The OPP includes over 50 initiatives that are being implemented to ensure that our oceans are cleaner, healthier and safer now and for future generations.

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