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 $7.0 billion from the Fund into about 9,750 local projects. Funds can be invested across 17 project categories to promote economic growth, strengthen communities, and improve the environment.

Updates

September 30, 2020 • Blog
Each year, municipalities across Ontario use federal Gas Tax funds to support priority infrastructure projects. Municipalities report how they use this funding to AMO. We compile this
September 17, 2020 • Project Profiles
Matinenda Landing boat launch is the Town of Blind River’s only access point for people who have cottages on Lake Matinenda. A breakwall – critical to protect the boat launch’s
August 20, 2020 • News Releases
Toronto, Ontario, August 19, 2020 – The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) has recognized Niagara Region for investing federal Gas Tax funding in an innovative sewer
July 20, 2020 • Project Profiles
Urgent work to return the Stonecliffe helipad to full operation has been carried out thanks to support from the federal Gas Tax Fund. Due to overgrown vegetation in the area, the
July 09, 2020 • Project Profiles
The historic Elk Lake Museum is the community’s oldest structure – and its collection boasts items that really pack a punch. As well as items dating back to the fur trading and mining
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