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2014 New Building Canada Fund: Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component

Value

Varies. Generally speaking, projects will be federally cost-shared on a one-third basis.

Description

The $10-billion Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component (PTIC) provides funding to support infrastructure projects of national, regional and local significance that contribute to objectives related to economic growth, a clean environment and stronger communities. To support a wide range of infrastructure needs, the PTIC is divided into two sub-components:

  • National and Regional Projects (PTICNRP): includes $9 billion for projects that are nationally and regionally significant, and are predominantly medium- and large scale in nature; and
  • Small Communities Fund (PTICSCF): $1 billion for projects in communities with fewer than 100,000 residents through the Small Communities Fund (PTICSCF). The PTICSCF ensures that small communities can benefit from significant funding supporting economic prosperity.

Eligible Applicants

  • A province or territory, or a municipal or regional government established by or under 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;
  • A public or not-for-profit institution that is directly or indirectly authorized, under the terms of provincial, territorial or federal statute, or Royal Charter, to deliver post-secondary courses or programs that lead to recognized and transferable post-secondary credentials, or a public or not-for-profit Aboriginal-controlled post-secondary institution; and
  • A private sector body, including for-profit organizations and not-for-profit organizations. In the case of for-profit organizations, they will need to be in partnership with one or more of the entities referred to above.

Eligible Expenses

Eligible projects will be for the construction, renewal, rehabilitation or material enhancement of infrastructure for public use or benefit and must fall under one of the following categories:

  • Highways and roads
  • Public transit infrastructure
  • Disaster mitigation infrastructure
  • Connectivity and broadband
  • Innovation
  • Wastewater
  • Green energy
  • Drinking water
  • Solid waste management
  • Brownfield redevelopment
  • Local and regional airports
  • Short-line rail infrastructure
  • Short-sea shipping
  • Northern infrastructure (applies to Yukon, Nunavut and Northwest Territories only)
  • Passenger ferries services infrastructure
  • Culture
  • Recreation
  • Tourism
  • Civic assets and municipal buildings

Deadline Date

  Ongoing

Contact

Contact Name: Infrastructure Canada

Phone Number: 613-948-1148 or 1-877-250-7154 (toll-free)

E-mail Address: info@infc.gc.ca

Website: https://www.infrastructure.gc.ca/plan/nrp-pnr-prog-eng.html

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