Ontario is helping connect communities, create jobs and boost economic growth by increasing support for communities to improve roads, bridges, water systems and other local infrastructure.
Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Jeff Leal, made the announcement today in the Town of Picton. The province is investing in critical upgrades to the Picton Water Treatment Plant, including the rehabilitation of filters and improvements to the chlorine system that will improve water quality and safety, while protecting the environment.
Picton is one of 55 communities that will receive support from the province through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) to build and upgrade local infrastructure.
Ontario is making the largest infrastructure investment in hospitals, schools, public transit, roads and bridges in the province"s history. To learn more about what"s happening in your community, go to: Ontario.ca/BuildON.
Investing in municipal infrastructure is part of our plan to create jobs, grow our economy and help people in their everyday lives.