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Ontario lands $4.7 billion from federal fund for infrastructure

Ontario Housing Minister Paul Calandra said the funding will be used on roads, bridges and other infrastructure that helps “unleash housing across the province."

Published Jun 5, 2024 at 7:07pm

Barbara Patrocinio
Barbara Patrocinio
Ontario lands $4.7 billion from federal fund for infrastructure
Minister of Housing Paul Calandra in a scrum with reporters Wednesday at Queen's Park. (QP Briefing / Barbara Patrocinio)

Ontario has reached a deal with the feds for new infrastructure cash.

The agreement, announced on Wednesday, will see Ontario garner $4.7 billion from the federal government's Canada Community Building Fund (CCBF), which is mostly funded by revenues from the federal gas tax.

The province says the funding will "ensure that critical infrastructure that supports housing continues to be built, maintained, and expanded."

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