Made historic $28.7 billion investment in public transit systems, that includes more buses and expanding light rail transit and subway lines across the country, to help Canadians get around faster and keep the air we breathe cleaner.
Approved over 4,000 infrastructure projects across Canada—that’s more than three times what the previous government approved in the last five years of their mandate.
Improving commute times and reducing air pollution by investing in the GO Transit Regional Express rail project in the Greater Golden Horseshoe Area, our government’s single largest transit project.
Funding $1.15 billion towards the Ottawa Light Rail Transit Stage 2 Project to better connect the east, west, and south areas of the city, better commute times, and keep the air we breathe cleaner.
Replaced over 800 older buses with newer, more reliable, and more efficient vehicles and purchased 835 new buses to expand current transportation networks, offering over 28,000 additional seats to commuters across the country.
Investing in new technologies to improve railway safety and the safety of grade crossings with $55 million in funding through the new Rail Safety Improvement Program.
Developing the best approach to delivering a safe, efficient, and reliable passenger rail service in Canada by supporting an in-depth assessment of VIA Rail’s Quebec City-Windsor high-frequency rail proposal and studies on renewing its fleet and safety upgrades.
Built over 7,500 new affordable homes as of September 30, 2017.
Provided more than 115,300 families of low-income households and over 4,300 First Nations families with much-needed renovations and repairs since April 2016.
Made over 10,700 homes more affordable with initiatives such as rent and shelter allowances since April 2016.
Extending and expanding the Homelessness Partnering Strategy over the next 11 years to reduce and prevent homelessness.
Took action to keep the housing market stable and ensure tax fairness for Canadian homeowners with new mortgage rules.
Enhancing and protecting Rouge National Urban Park, which became Canada’s first national urban park when we passed Bill C-18.
There’s still more work to do:
Improving low-income Canadians’ access to adequate affordable housing with a new National Housing Strategy.
Developing a National Poverty Reduction Strategy to reduce poverty, which affects more than 3 million Canadians.
Supporting the construction of new rental housing to help increase supply through low-cost loans.
Making home Internet access more affordable for low-income families.
Continuing our long-term $28.7 billion-dollar infrastructure plan that will strengthen our communities and create good middle-class jobs for Canadians.
Passing Bill C-49 to strengthen Canada’s air passenger rights, which could include seating children near a parent or guardian at no extra charge