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

November 23, 2020 • Project Profiles
The elevator in the Municipality of Wawa’s Community Centre has required more frequent repairs in recent years, impacting the accessibility of areas of the important facility. By
November 18, 2020 • Project Profiles
The federal Gas Tax Fund has been proven to be critical to keeping local roads and bridges in a state of good repair across Ontario. In the Town of Tillsonburg, federal Gas Tax funding
November 12, 2020 • Project Profiles
The City of Pickering invested federal Gas Tax funds in providing broadband infrastructure for a new business and housing development, Seaton Lands. Conduit and fiber optic cable was
November 09, 2020 • Project Profiles
The City of Cornwall invested federal Gas Tax funding in the rehabilitation of a Canadian National Railway overpass on Brookdale Avenue. An in-depth evaluation of the overpass revealed
November 03, 2020 • Project Profiles
The City of Richmond Hill has seen the number of cyclists more than double since construction of this new 2.25 km sidewalk and multi-use trail. Federal Gas Tax funds were invested in
October 29, 2020 • Project Profiles
Funding from the 2019 Top-Up of the federal Gas Tax Fund helped the Municipality of Temagami replace and upgrade pumps in the backwash system at a water treatment facility. The doubling