Eligible Projects include investments in Municipal Infrastructure for its construction, renewal or material enhancement in each of the following categories.
What types of projects are eligible?
As of April 1, 2014, here are the additional eligible categories under the GTF Administrative Agreement:
Note: Please note that feasibility studies and investments in health infrastructure (hospitals, convalescent and senior centres) are not eligible.
Drinking water supply; drinking water purification and treatment systems; drinking water distribution systems; water metering systems.
Wastewater systems including sanitary and combined sewer systems; and separate storm water systems.
Waste diversion; material recovery facilities; organics management; collection depots; waste disposal landfills; thermal treatment and landfill gas recuperation.
Infrastructure that generates or increases the efficient usage of energy.
- Rapid Transit: tangible capital assets and rolling stock (includes light rail, heavy rail additions, subways, ferries, transit stations, park and ride facilities, grade-separated bus lanes and rail lines);
- Public transportation vehicles such as transit buses/vans, bus rolling stock, transit bus stations;
- Intelligent Transport System (ITS) and Transit Priority Capital Investments;
- ITS technologies to improve transit priority signalling, passenger and traffic information, and transit operations;
- Capital investments, such as transit queue-jumpers and High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes.
Improvements to local roads, and bridges that enhance sustainability outcomes. This category also includes active transportation infrastructure (e.g., bike lanes, sidewalks, multi-use trails).
Includes investments related to strengthening the ability of Local Governments to develop long-term planning practices.
Railway related infrastructure for carriage of passengers or freight.
Infrastructure that supports arts, humanities, and heritage.
Infrastructure that attract travelers for recreation, leisure, business or other purposes.
Amateur sport infrastructure (excludes facilities, including arenas, which would be used as the home of professional sports teams or major junior hockey teams (e.g. Junior A)).
Recreational facilities or networks.
Airport-related infrastructure (excludes the National Airport System).
Infrastructure related to the movement of cargo and passengers around the coast and on inland waterways, without directly crossing an ocean.
Infrastructure that reduces or eliminates long-term impacts and risks associated with natural disasters.
Infrastructure that provides internet access to residents, businesses, and/or institutions in Canadian communities.
Remediation or decontamination and redevelopment of a brownfield site within municipal boundaries, where the redevelopment includes:
- the construction of public infrastructure as identified in the context of any other category under the GTF, and/or;
- the construction of municipal use public parks and publicly-owned social housing.