Gas Tax At Work

The federal Gas Tax Fund provides permanent and stable funding for local infrastructure

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AMO administers the Fund to 443 municipalities in Ontario.

Canadian municipalities receive over $2 billion from the federal Gas Tax Fund each year; Ontario's share is over $800 million. Funds are distributed to communities across the province on a per-capita basis.

Since its launch in 2005, municipalities receiving federal Gas Tax funds through AMO have invested nearly $5.6 billion from the Fund into more than 8,100 local projects. Funds can be invested across 17 project categories to promote economic growth, strengthen communities, and improve the environment.

Updates

September 26, 2019 • Blog
AMO staff joined municipal finance officers from across Ontario at MFOA’s 2019 Annual Conference last week. Discussions covered all that is current and critical in municipal finance –
September 13, 2019 • Blog
As announced at the 2019 AMO Conference, AMO will distribute over $12 million in additional federal Gas Tax funding this October. Find your community's share on our allocations page.
September 10, 2019 • Project Profiles
Cycling is a fun, easy and inexpensive way to get around. It’s also good for you – cycling instead of driving provides built-in daily activity that is hard to beat. The City of
September 05, 2019 • Blog
Have you run across signs like these in your travels across town? You’ve probably already discovered projects in and around your neighbourhood using our map – and if you haven’t, take a
September 03, 2019 • Project Profiles
Heavy rainfall and other severe weather events could occur more frequently with climate change. Many municipalities are adapting to this new normal by improving local stormwater
August 30, 2019 • Blog
This is the end of our brief series summarizing the 2019 AMO Conference – and we’re happy to cap it off by confirming that AMO will distribute over $12 million in additional federal Gas