Through the Canada-Ontario Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund (COMRIF), the Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario are working in partnership with Ontario municipalities to improve and renew public infrastructure across the province.
Works with its partners to meet the evolving infrastructure needs of Canadian communities, and to support the quality of life of Canadians through a variety of programs, including COMRIF. The department leads national infrastructure initiatives, including Building Canada, in the form of research, policies and programs. Infrastructure Canada oversaw COMRIF negotiations on behalf of the Government of Canada.
Helps make Canadians more productive and competitive in the knowledge-based economy, thus improving the standard of living and quality of life in Canada. The department's mandate includes three strategic objectives — a fair, efficient and competitive marketplace; an innovative economy; and competitive industry and sustainable communities. In particular, Industry Canada invests in and supports the development of the knowledge, skills, infrastructure and technology that Canadians need to prosper and to compete and excel in the global marketplace. Industry Canada is responsible for managing and implementing COMRIF in Ontario on behalf of the Government of Canada.
Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure
Works to transform and improve the way the Ontario government determines and achieves its strategic infrastructure goals, including planning, financing, delivering and managing the province's investments in public infrastructure and affordable housing and for planning growth. The ministry oversaw COMRIF negotiations on behalf of the Government of Ontario.
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Works to improve growth in Ontario's rural settings in a way that promotes a clean and healthy environment, sustains thriving local economies, and builds strong communities. The ministry is responsible for managing and implementing COMRIF on behalf of the Government of Ontario.
Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO)
Works to support and enhance strong and effective municipal government in Ontario. AMO's presence as a COMRIF partner brings an increased municipal perspective and ensures a direct communication channel with municipal governments.