|Name of transfer payment program
|Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Transportation Infrastructure Fund
|October 20, 2006
|March 31, 2018
|Type of transfer payment
|Type of appropriation
|Appropriated annually through Estimates
|Fiscal year for terms and conditions
|An efficient transportation system
|Link to department's Program Alignment Architecture
|Program 1.2: Gateways and Corridors
Sub-program 1.2.1: Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative
|The primary objective of the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Transportation Infrastructure Fund is to address capacity challenges facing Canada’s Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor transportation system. The Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Transportation Infrastructure Fund provides funding for strategic infrastructure projects in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba that enhance the competitiveness, efficiency and capacity of Canada’s multimodal transportation network focused on international commerce with the Asia-Pacific region.
|The Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Transportation Infrastructure Fund transfer payment program will result in the completion and advancement of strategic transportation infrastructure projects that contribute to the objectives of the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative, including addressing bottlenecks, capacity constraints and other impediments to the flow of trade.
|Fiscal year of last completed evaluation
|Decision following the results of last evaluation
|Fiscal year of planned completion of next evaluation
|General targeted recipient groups
|The targeted recipients are provinces and territories, including provincial and territorially-owned transportation entities; municipalities, including municipally-owned transportation entities; public sector organizations, including transit agencies, commissions and boards but excluding federal Crown corporations; not-for-profit organizations; and, industry-related organizations, including for-profit organizations and Canada Port Authorities (subject to Canada Marine Act amendments).
|Initiatives to engage applicants and recipients
|Engagement initiatives include: calls for project proposals; consultations and meetings with partners and stakeholders. Agreement management committees are responsible for the management and administration of contribution agreements between Transport Canada and Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Transportation Infrastructure Fund recipients.