National Trade Corridors Fund call for proposals: Increasing the Fluidity of Canada’s Supply Chains



Eligible recipients for this program include:

  • provinces and territories, including provincial and territorial entities
  • municipalities, regional governments and municipal entities
  • Indigenous governments, tribal councils and other forms of regional government, national or regional Indigenous organizations, and/or development corporations
  • public sector organizations
  • federal organizations including Crown corporations (FAA Schedule III only)
  • not-for-profit and for-profit private sector organizations
  • Canada Port Authorities (subject to Canada Marine Act)
  • National Airport Systems airport authorities
  • universities and colleges

Eligible projects

NTCF funding is available to:

  • prepare (for example, plan, demolish, prepare site), construct, rehabilitate and improve infrastructure assets related to transportation, such as:
    • infrastructure along corridors that involve more than one mode of transportation (for example, highways, bridges, interchanges, airports, ports, rail yards, facilities, access roads), including those that provide access to border crossing facilities, and that make the best use of the overall transportation system to support international trade
    • grade separations that provide more efficient and safer road and rail interaction
  • studies (feasibility, environmental, planning and integration), including computer and simulation modelling, to guide the development of infrastructure projects and technology applications
  • acquire and install technologies and equipment that advance and support the efficient movement of goods to international markets and help integrate transportation modes in Canada's trade corridors (for example, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and radio frequency or optical identification readers)