CLR Connector Canada and British Columbia Invest in 57 Infrastructure Projects Across the Province
On April 11th more than $110.3 million were announced in joint federal-provincial funding for 57 community, recreation, and green infrastructure projects across British Columbia. Funding will also support 13 Indigenous-led projects in the province.
The Government of Canada is investing more than $56.8 million in these 57 projects through the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure, Rural and Northern Infrastructure, and Green Infrastructure streams of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of British Columbia is contributing $53.4 million, and contributions from project recipients total $27.1 million.
Federal funding is conditional on meeting all requirements related to consultation with Indigenous groups.
Through the Investing in Canada Plan, the federal government is investing more than $180 billion over 12 years in public transit projects, green infrastructure, social infrastructure, trade and transportation routes, and Canada’s rural and northern communities.
Over the last six years, $4.97 billion in federal funding has been approved for 801 infrastructure projects in British Columbia, including the 57 featured on April 11th.
- Backgrounder: Canada and British Columbia invest in 57 infrastructure projects across the province to create inclusive, resilient communities
- Federal infrastructure investments in British Columbia
- Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program in British Columbia
- Community, Culture and Recreational Infrastructure, Rural and Northern Infrastructure, and Green Infrastructure streams — three ICIP Components of IICP