Investing in Canada Plan funding stream: Rural and Northern Communities infrastructure

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The Rural and Northern Communities stream supports projects that increase access to more efficient and reliable energy sources, improved physical conditions of community infrastructure, and improved internet connectivity for rural and northern communities. These programs improve social inclusion, grow local economies, and better safeguard the health and environment of rural and northern communities.

Contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

By investing in rural and northern communities' initiatives, the Plan will grow local economies, improve social inclusiveness and better safeguard the health and environment, contributing to the following SDG Goals:

Investing in Canada Plan Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Programs

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs

  • Inuit Housing
  • Yukon University

Infrastructure Canada

  • Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway Program
  • Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program – Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream and Arctic Energy Fund

Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada

  • Connect to Innovate

Details on total program allocation, number of projects approved and started, federal share of approved project value, reimbursements claims, and programs status can be found in the Funding and Implementation Table.

Other Investing in Canada Plan funding streams

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