Funding partners

We partner with other levels of government to build infrastructure in Waterloo. Learn more about current projects receiving federal and provincial funds.

The Federal Gas Tax Fund

A building and roads icon indicating federal funding for infrastructure

  • permanent source of funds for municipalities to pay for
    local infrastructure projects
  • municipalities can pool, bank and borrow against this
    funding, providing financial flexibility

 Project Benefit Federal contribution City contribution
Albert Street and Princess Street West

Safer and more efficient roads for all users

$0.5 million $1.4 million
Dale Crescent and Carlaw Place

Improving the road network

$1.2 million $3.3 million
Marsland Drive (University Avenue East to Columbia Street East)

Safer and more efficient roads for all users

$0.3 million  $2 million
Roof replacement at RIM Park and Albert McCormick Community Centre

Safe, supportive and welcoming community spaces

$1.2 million $0.6 million
Vermont Street (from Margaret Avenue to the cul-de-sac)

Improving our road network 

$0.4 million $0.7 million
Waterloo Public Library mechanical upgrades

Safe, supportive and welcoming community spaces

$0.8 million $1.3 million

Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF)

The OCIF funds projects that contribute to addressing road, bridge, water and wastewater core infrastructure needs of small communities.

Project

Benefit

Provincial contribution

City contribution

Other contributions 

Dale Crescent surface asphalt

Improving our road network

$0.15 million

$0

$0

Longwood Drive (Albert to Longwood and Moccasin Drive/Greenbriar to Longwood) 

Improving our road network

$1.02 million

$1.28 million

$0

Neilson Avenue (Margaret to Bluevale)

Improving our road network

$0.56 million

$0.89 million

$0

Young Street East (King to Peppler)

Improving our road network

$0.46 million

$0.62 million

$0.23 million

Resurfacing roads (various locations)

Improving our road network

$0.94 million

$0

$0

Pedestrian bridge replacements

Improving our local bridges

$0.10 million

$0

$0

Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF)

A green leaf icon indicating federal funding for an environmental projectThe CCWF funds projects that contribute to:

  • the rehabilitation of treatment and distribution systems
  • improved asset management and system optimization
  • planning for upgrades to water and wastewater systems

Project Benefit Federal contribution City contribution Other contributions 
Installation of water leak detection system A green, clean growth solution $0.4 million $0.2 million Ontario - $0.2 million
Sediment removal (ponds 7, 12, 14, 52 and 55) Improving environmental performance $0.9 million $0.45 million Ontario - $0.45 million
Retrofit and sediment removal (ponds 20, 30, 33 and 38) Improving environmental performance $1.3 million $0.64 million Ontario - $0.64 million