Country:Canada
Year:2007
Policy status:Ended
Jurisdiction:Municipal, State/Regional
Date Effective:2007
Date Ended:2014
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Direct investment>Infrastructure investments, Economic Instruments>Direct investment>Funds to sub-national governments
Climate Change Policy Targets:Resilience / Adaptation
URL:http://www.infrastructure.gc.ca/prog/bcf-fcc-eng.html
Funding:$8.8 billion
Climate Change Description:

The Fund addresses national, regional and local infrastructure priorities and supports projects designed to deliver results in three areas of national importance:

  • a stronger economy
  • a cleaner environment, and
  • strong and prosperous communities.

The Fund works by making investments in public infrastructure owned by provincial, territorial and municipal governments, and in certain cases, private sector and non-profit organizations. Funding is allocated to each province and territory based on population.

Building Canada is funding infrastructure projects that contribute to cleaner air, water and land. After all, a healthy and sustainable environment is fundamental to the health and prosperity of Canadians.

Infrastructure projects that support a cleaner environment fall into the following categories:

 

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