Strategic outcome and program descriptions

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Department

Strategic Outcome 1

Public Infrastructure for a More Prosperous Canada.

Program 1.1 — Permanent and Flexible Public Infrastructure Funding

In support of public infrastructure for Canadians, this program provides predictable and flexible funding for municipalities, allowing them to plan for the longer term in order to address infrastructure priorities. Funding is provided in order to build and rehabilitate public infrastructure based on overall compliance with the terms and conditions of the governing funding agreements. Federal funding is provided up‑front and does not need to be utilized in the year it was provided. This program uses funding from the following transfer payment: the Gas Tax Fund, a component of the Government of Canada's Community Improvement Fund.

Program 1.2 — Large‑Scale Infrastructure Investments

This program invests in infrastructure projects of national, regional and/or local significance. Funding through this program leverages additional contributions from other funding partners for eligible infrastructure projects. Funding may be jurisdictionally allocated. Actual payments are provided based on eligible costs incurred with respect to signed contribution agreements. This program uses funding from the following transfer payments: the Provincial‑Territorial Infrastructure Component, Building Canada Fund‑Major Infrastructure Component and the Canada Strategic Infrastructure Fund.

Program 1.3 — Investments in National Infrastructure Priorities

This program directs funding to infrastructure projects that help to advance national priorities that are important to all Canadians. Funding through this program typically leverages additional contributions from other funding partners for eligible infrastructure projects. Funding is merit‑based and is provided on a competitive basis for most of these Transfer Payment programs. Payments are provided based on eligible costs incurred with respect to signed contribution agreements. This program uses funding from the following transfer payments: the Building Canada Fund‑National Infrastructure Component, Green Infrastructure Fund, Border Infrastructure Fund and the Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway Fund.

Program 1.4 — Infrastructure Investments in Smaller Communities

This program invests in infrastructure projects in smaller communities in support of local and/or regional needs. Funding through this program leverages additional contributions from other funding partners for eligible infrastructure projects. Funding may be jurisdictionally allocated. Payments are provided based on eligible costs incurred with respect to signed contribution agreements. This program uses funding from the following transfer payments: the Building Canada Fund‑Communities Component and the Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund.

Program 1.5 — Funding for Provincial‑Territorial Priorities

This program provides predictable funding to each province and territory to enhance Canada's public infrastructure system. Federal payments to provinces and territories are made in accordance with the terms and conditions of signed funding agreements, including federal acceptance of Capital Plans and Expenditure Reports. Funding through this program leverages additional contributions from other funding partners to increase overall investment in public infrastructure for Canadians. Payments may be made up‑front and cost‑sharing provisions apply to a Capital Plan as a whole, and not the individual initiatives within a Capital Plan. This program uses funding from the following transfer payment: the Provincial‑Territorial Infrastructure Base Fund.

Program 1.6 — New Bridge for the St. Lawrence Corridor Project

In support of national, provincial and regional priorities and economies, this program provides funding for infrastructure projects for the Champlain trade corridor in Montreal, Quebec Infrastructure Canada is the project authority charged with delivering the New Bridge for the St. Lawrence Corridor project which will provide a safe, secure and efficient crossing for local residents and commuters and commercial traffic in the Montreal region. The new bridge will contribute to the increased capacity and efficiency of gateway and corridor infrastructure in the region, and nationally. The Project is to be carried out as a public‑private partnership.

Strategic Outcome 2

The following program supports all strategic outcomes within this organization.

Program 2.1 — Internal services

The Internal services program supports all strategic outcomes and is common across government. Internal services are groups of related activities and resources that are administered to support the needs of programs and other corporate obligations of an organization. These groups are: Management and oversight services; Communications services; Legal services; Human resources management services; Financial management services; Information management services; Information technology services; Real property services; Materiel services; Acquisition services; and Travel and Other administrative services. Internal services include only those activities and resources that apply across an organization and not to those provided specifically to a program.


The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc.

Strategic Outcome 1

Safe and efficient transit on the infrastructure maintained, operated and managed by the Jacques‑Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated.

Program 1.1 — Management of federal bridge, highway and tunnel infrastructure, and properties in the Montreal area

This program encompasses the operation and maintenance of the Jacques‑Cartier and Champlain bridges, the federally‑owned section of the Honoré‑Mercier Bridge, a section of the Bonaventure Expressway, the Melocheville Tunnel, and the Champlain Bridge Ice Control Structure by carrying out regular and major maintenance work.

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