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 $6.2 billion from the Fund into about 8,800 local projects. Funds can be invested across 17 project categories to promote economic growth, strengthen communities, and improve the environment.


June 02, 2020 • Blog
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced this week that the full 2020 federal Gas Tax Fund transfer will be released early as municipalities face financial pressures related to COVID-19
May 20, 2020 • Blog
It is time again to recognize the innovative, exciting or impactful use of federal Gas Tax Funds in Ontario! Has your community financed a project with the federal Gas Tax Fund that is
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