Province Investing More Than $9.6 Million in Infrastructure Projects in Niagara

Published on January 25, 2021

Beamsville - As local municipal leaders gather virtually today and tomorrow for the annual conference of the Rural Ontario Municipal Association, the Ontario government is announcing another significant investment in small, rural and Northern communities.

Through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF), Ontario is continuing to support municipalities as they build and repair roads, bridges, water and wastewater infrastructure.

This year, lower-tier municipalities in Niagara will receive more than $9.6 million to address local community infrastructure needs.

"Our government is committed to supporting our local municipalities by creating jobs, attracting economic growth and investment, and making our communities the best place to live and grow," said Sam Oosterhoff, MPP for Niagara West.

"This funding will help build and repair roads, bridges, water and wastewater infrastructure in our community."

The funding above is a part of Ontario's approximately $200 million commitment to 424 communities to help them address their core infrastructure projects and asset management planning needs in 2021.

"By investing in infrastructure projects across the province, we are strengthening and building communities," said Laurie Scott, Minister of Infrastructure.

"This is part of our ongoing commitment to support small, rural and Northern municipalities across Ontario, providing stable funding needed to build long-term economic resilience."