Investing in fundamental infrastructure

Budget 2016 provided $255 million over 2 years to support fundamental infrastructure.

Budget 2017 provided $352.1 million to support fundamental infrastructure and cultural and recreational facilities, as well as community buildout projects. These budget commitments are in addition to $195 million from Budgets 2013 and 2014.

Budget 2019 committed an additional $48 million over 4 years, starting in fiscal year 2020 to 2021, to renew funding for on-reserve infrastructure projects that protect communities from climate-related hazards.

Investments in fundamental infrastructure support:

As of Septemer 30, 2019, $430 million of targeted funds has been invested to support fundamental infrastructure projects.

Progress since November 2015

As of September 30, 2019:

Description of fundamental infrastructure-related projects
  • 461 fundamental infrastructure-related projects:
    • 337 projects completed
    • 124 projects ongoing
  • 477 First Nations communities benefitting

Ongoing and completed projects include:

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