Investing in British Columbia Infographic

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Investing in Canada: $180 + billion infrastructure plan over 12 years

Investing in British Columbia

Initiatives under the plan:

  • Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund: Mitigating current and future climate risks

  • Canada Infrastructure Bank: Helping public dollars go further

  • Smart Cities Challenge: Empowering communities across the country to address local issues

    • Finalists: City of Richmond, Greater Victoria, City of Surrey and City of Vancouver


Infrastructure Canada Bilateral Agreement with British Columbia: $4.1 billion

Public Transit icon

$2.6 billion

Green Infrastructure icon

$1.1 billionFootnote *

Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure icon

$157 million

Rural and Northern Communities icon

$166 million

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For all projects under the bilateral agreement, Canada will contribute up to:

  • Indigenous Ultimate Recipients (Green, Community, Culture and Recreation and Rural and Northern Communities streams)
  • Local and regional governments with a population of less than 5,000 (Rural and Northern Communities stream)
  • British Columbia (Green, Community, Culture and Recreation, Rural and Northern Communities streams)
  • Local and regional governments with a population of 5,000 or more (Rural and Northern Communities stream)
  • Not-for-profit organizations (Rural and Northern Communities stream)
  • Public Transit Rehabilitation (Public Transit stream)
  • Local and regional governments (Green and Community, Culture and Recreation streams)
  • Not-for-profit organizations (Green and Community, Culture and Recreation streams)
  • New construction and expansion of public transit (Public Transit stream)
  • For-profit private sector (Green, Public Transit, and Rural and Northern Communities streams)

Projects in British Columbia

To explore Investing in Canada projects in your community, visit our new project map.


Footnote *

This amount includes a $212 million allocation for the Lion’s Gate project, which is currently being implemented under PTIC-NRP.

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Footnote **

Reflects the signed agreement between British Columbia and the Government of Canada as of March 22, 2018. Does not include new flexibilities available to provinces and territories as announced in February 2019.

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