Funding for the week of March 27, 2017 under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $2.39 billion, up from $892.5 million during the previous week.
Top Sector. Transportation is the top sector this week, attracting $1.54 billion, 65 per cent of total incentives.
Top Region. Ontario is the top province this week, securing $1.73 billion, accounting for 73 per cent of total national disbursements this week.
Top Recipients in Ontario.
- 312 public transit projects across Ontario receive $1.48 billion in federal funding from the Canada-Ontario Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF).
- Ford of Canada receives $204.8 million in funding from the Governments of Canada and Ontario to create 300 new jobs in the province.
- 19 municipalities across Ontario receive $25 million from the Connecting Links program to improve road safety and create or sustain jobs.