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

August 22, 2019 • Project Profiles
Waterloo’s Town Square is home to shops, restaurants, public space and offices right in the heart of the City. The Square sits on a former industrial site that was contaminated due to
August 20, 2019 • News Releases
Ottawa, Ontario, August 20, 2019 – The City of Vaughan has been recognized by the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) for using the federal Gas Tax Fund to improve energy
August 18, 2019 • Blog
The AMO federal Gas Tax Awards recognize excellence in the use of the federal Gas Tax Fund. Recipients are celebrated on the main stage of AMO’s Annual Conference in Ottawa – shining a
August 16, 2019 • Project Profiles
Investing in local heritage infrastructure helps strengthen our communities by creating and preserving spaces that bring people together. The Town of St. Marys is home to many historic
August 14, 2019 • Blog
It’s construction season – and the federal Gas Tax Fund is helping municipalities move forward on hundreds of local infrastructure projects. Today the Government of Canada announced the
August 14, 2019 • Project Profiles
Heavy rains can overwhelm our storm sewers and flood our homes – and they are becoming more common with each passing year. Central Huron is adapting to the new normal – and freeing up