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Municipal Investments in Infrastructure

Strategic investments in municipal infrastructure play a key role in supporting healthy, dynamic and sustainable communities.

These projects will:

  • enhance the quality of life of residents;
  • help position our communities for growth;
  • safeguard the environment; and
  • ensure our great province remains strong.

Below are some project examples under these joint funding programs. NOTE: Funding is listed as eligible costs. Any additional costs are the responsibility of the funding recipient.

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1. Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP)

Canada and Saskatchewan signed the ICIP integrated bilateral agreement in October 2018. The program will provide more than $896 million in federal funding for all types of Saskatchewan infrastructure projects until 2028.

Battleford: Lagoon upgrades and expansion

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Battleford:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$1,754,825
1,404,176
   2,106,000

$5,265,000

This project will expand and rehabilitate an existing wastewater collection system.

Cabri: Southwest regional potable water supply system

Government of Saskatchewan:
Recipient:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$   7,999,200
6,400,800
      9,600,000

$24,000,000

This funding will be used for the construction of a new drinking water treatment plan, a regional pipeline system, an intake and a pump station from the South Saskatchewan River.

Churchbridge: Landfill decommissioning

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Churchbridge:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$     414,109
331,361
       496,980

$1,242,450

This funding will be used for the decommissioning of a landfill.

District of Katepwa: Landfill closure and site decommissioning

Government of Saskatchewan:
Resort Village of the District of Katepwa:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$   66,560
53,260
     79,880

$199,700

This funding will be used for the decommissioning of landfill site and diversion of upstream surface water to further limit infiltration.

Drake: Water treatment plant expansion and upgrades

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Drake:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$178,316
142,685
    214,000

$535,000

The Town of Drake will use this funding to construct a new back-up well, upgrade the existing water treatment plan, install approximately 25 metres of local water pipes and associated electrical works.

Duck Lake: Landfill closure and site decommissioning

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Duck Lake:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$ 92,376
73,918
    110,863

$277,157

The Town of Duck Lake will use this funding to decommission a landfill site.

Ituna: Water distribution and supply project

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Ituna:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$2,833,050
2,266,950
    3,400,000

$8,500,000

The Town of Ituna will use these funds to upgrade their water treatment and distribution system, including water main line replacement, reservoir expansion and associated works.

Kerrobert: Watermain replacement project

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Kerrobert:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$2,064,325
1,651,831
    2,477,438

$6,193,594

This project will replace approximately 2,527 metres water mains, replacement of the water distribution system on Atlantic and Manitoba Avenues and their cross streets, water main roadworks and associated works.

Melfort: Melfort Rural Pipeline Association - Weldon Farmers Group Potable Water Pipeline

Government of Saskatchewan:
Recipient:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$130,820
104,680
    157,000

$392,500

This funding will be used for the construction of approximately 5,600 metres of new water pipes and pumphouse upgrades that will connect to the existing rural reservoirs to provide potable water to rural residents.

Outlook: Landfill decommissioning

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Outlook:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$     333,300
266,700
       400,000

$1,000,000

This project by the Town of Outlook will be for the decommissioning of a landfill site.

Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation: Southend community ice rink

Government of Saskatchewan:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$1,500,000
    4,500,000

$6,000,000

This new ice rink will provide residents with a place to gather for ice sports during the winter months and serve as a multi-purpose space for cultural and recreational activities in the summer months.

Prince Albert: Aquatic and arenas recreation centre

Government of Saskatchewan:
City of Prince Albert:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$ 19,998,000
16,002,000
   24,000,000

$60,000,000

The Prince Albert Recreation Centre will replace two ageing facilities. Once complete, the recreation centre will provide residents with access to a new aquatic centre, two hockey rinks with seating capacity for 800 spectators in each arena, dressing rooms, storage, concessions, washrooms and foyer space.

Regina: The Globe Theatre - Revitalization of a Regina heritage building

Government of Saskatchewan:
Recipient:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$ 9,025,512
7,222,034
    10,831,697

$27,079,243

Funding for this project will be used to refurbish the Prince Edward Building to address water infiltration, replace and fire-proof structural columns in the basement, repair and repoint masonry and upgrade the mechanical and electrical systems.

Rouleau/Wilcox: Regional water system project

Government of Saskatchewan:
Recipients:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$  3,534,896
2,828,554
    4,242,300

$10,605,750

This funding will be used for the construction of a new regional water system including a water treatment plant, sewer piping and wastewater storage lagoon.

RM of Browning: Grid 700 Road Upgrades

Government of Saskatchewan:
RM of Browning No. 34:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$1,759,824
1,408,176
    2,112,000

$5,280,000

This project funding will lead to the expansion of approximately 29 kilometres of the road to increase its capacity for all vehicles, including farm equipment and heavy haulers.

RM of Canwood: Highway 55 Waste Management Corporation - Landfill Cell Closure

Government of Saskatchewan:
RM of Canwood No. 494:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$   4,166
3,334
     5,000

$12,500

Funding will be used to decommission a landfill cell.

Shaunavon: UV disinfection (drinking water)

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Shaunavon:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$   341,966
273,634
      410,400

$1,026,000

This funding will be used to install a UV reactor system in four wells, as well as fund four new pump buildings, rehabilitate four wells and related works.

Thunderchild First Nation: Wellness centre

Government of Saskatchewan:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$   4,500,000
  13,500,000

$18,000,000

This new facility on the Thunderchild First Nation will include offices for a dentist and a doctor, a pharmacy, social and childcare facilities, a full-sized ice rink and field house. It will also have space to host community gatherings.

Tisdale: Regional landfill expansion

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Tisdale:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$  1,775,822
1,420,978
    2,131,200

$5,328,000

This project will fund the expansion of the existing regional landfill, including a new leachate pond and a compost area.

Saskatoon: Gordie Howe Sports Complex

Government of Saskatchewan:
Recipients:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$   6,959,371
5,568,749
     8,352,080

$20,880,200

The expanded Gordie Howe Sports Complex will house a new multi-sport complex and outdoor artificial turf field, an outdoor baseball training and practice complex, Nordic ski trails, as well as a new ticket booth facility and bleachers.

Saskatoon: Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan - Festival Site upgrades and amenity improvements

Government of Saskatchewan:
Recipients:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$  1,397,225
2,117,847
       677,023

$4,192,095

This project will use the funding for construction of a new amphitheatre base for the stage, audience seating, and park-style pavilions for dressing rooms, box office and concessions. The organization will purchase a new tent structure to accommodate the larger amphitheatre, along with new energy-efficient lighting, sound equipment and riser decking for the stage.

Whitecap Dakota First Nation: Residential and commercial Internet services improvement

Government of Saskatchewan:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$     378,750
    1,136,250

$1,515,000

This project will fund the upgrade of residential and commercial Internet connections so residents can access key online services, do business, learn and connect with families and friends.

Warman: Sewage treatment lagoon expansion and improvements

Government of Saskatchewan:
City of Warman:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$   6,032,730
4,827,270
  7,240,000

$18,100,000

This funding will be used for increasing the depth of the existing primary and secondary lagoon cells, installing an aeration system in the primary and secondary cells, constructing a blower building for the aeration system, and constructing a discharge pipeline to the South Saskatchewan River.

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2. New Building Canada Fund - Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component

The Provincial Territorial Infrastructure Component (PTIC) is a part of the New Building Canada Fund (NBCF). 

PTIC is divided into two sub-components; up to $9 billion Canada-wide in federal funding for National and Regional Projects (PTIC-NRP) and a minimum of $1 billion dedicated to projects located in communities of fewer than 100,000 residents through the Small Communities Fund (PTIC-SCF).

PTIC-NRP

Blaine Lake: Water system upgrades (PTIC-NRP)

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Blaine Lake:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$ 1,858,333
1,858,334
    1,858,333

$5,575,000

This funding will be used to build a new water treatment plant, including pre-treatment process, membrane treatment package, rehabilitation of the existing wells, a new well, new raw water line from the wells to the new water treatment plant and all associated works.

Kindersley: Wastewater lagoon upgrades (PTIC-NRP)

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Kindersley:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$ 1,666,667
1,666,666
   1,666,667

$5,000,000

The lagoon project includes design and construction of two new aerated cells at the front end of the treatment process (and associated works), replacement of the effluent pumping station, upgrades to the existing lagoon cells and replacement of various mains.

Maple Creek: Lagoon expansion and upgrades (PTIC-NRP)

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Maple Creek:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$ 1,980,000
1,980,000
   1,980,000

$5,940,000

The project includes installing a new pre-digestive unit, increasing the size of the initial holding cell, adding aeration to Cells A & B and installing a new gravel filtration system and all associated works.

Martensville: Wastewater treatment and drinking water distribution upgrades (PTIC-NRP)

Government of Saskatchewan:
City of Martensville:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$   6,721,294
6,721,294
      6,721,294

$20,163,882

The project includes upgrades to the existing capacity and quality of wastewater treatment, existing sewage lift station, the construction of a new 350 mm water supply main from Saskatoon to Martensville, upgrade of an existing water reservoir pumping station and all associated works.

North Battleford: Primary sanitary sewer trunk upgrades (PTIC-NRP)

Government of Saskatchewan:
City of North Battleford:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$   4,533,333
4,589,864
      4,533,333

$13,656,530

This funding will be used to re-route flows, decommission the riverview lift station and force main, construction of a gravity system, as well as a sanitary force main and a new sewage pump station and all associated works.

Northern Communities: Water system upgrades (PTIC-NRP)

Government of Saskatchewan:
Recipients:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$   3,732,837
3,732,836
      3,732,837

$11,198,510

This funding will upgrade and/or replace the drinking water systems in six Northern Saskatchewan communities: Creighton, Cumberland House, Denare Beach, Green Lake, Île-à-la Crosse and Michel Village.

Northern Communities: Wastewater system upgrades (PTIC-NRP)

Government of Saskatchewan:
Recipients:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$   4,492,333
4,492,334
      4,492,333

$13,477,000

This funding will upgrade and/or replace the wastewater systems in seven Northern Saskatchewan communities: Buffalo Narrows, Creighton, Cumberland House, Denare Beach, Île-à-la Crosse, Timber Bay and Weyakwin.

Preeceville: Wastewater treatment facility upgrades (PTIC-NRP)

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Preeceville:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$ 1,731,327
1,731,846
    1,731,327

$5,194,500

The project involves upgrading the community’s existing wastewater storage cells and increasing their capacity, along with improving the system’s overall treatment process. The force main pipe that delivers wastewater to the treatment facility will also be upgraded.

Rural 44 Water Pipeline Utility: Waterlines (PTIC-NRP)

Government of Saskatchewan:
Rural 44 Water Pipeline Utility:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$  6,288,651
6,290,538
     6,288,651

$18,867,840

This funding will be used to create a water distribution system in the RM of Snipe Lake and the RM of Newcombe and upgrading the water treatment plant in the Town of Eston.

Saskatoon: Wastewater treatment plant upgrades (PTIC-NRP)

Government of Saskatchewan:
City of Saskatoon:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$   9,500,000
9,500,000
      9,500,000

$28,500,000

This funding will be used to construct a fourth digester tank with associated heating plant upgrades at the wastewater treatment plant.

Saskatoon: Water reservoir (PTIC-NRP)

Government of Saskatchewan:
City of Saskatoon:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$  14,678,775
14,678,775
     14,678,775

$44,036,325

This funding will be used to construct a new reservoir and pump station in northeast Saskatoon to increase drinking water storage capacity.

SaskWater: Regional water treatment plant upgrades in Melfort (PTIC-NRP)

Government of Saskatchewan:
City of Melfort/SaskWater:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$  2,822,666
2,822,668
     2,822,666

$8,468,000

The project includes treatment train and clarifier tank, filters, water treatment plant structure upgrades, a diesel generator, and associated works.

SaskWater: Prairie North Regional potable water supply system (PTIC-NRP)

Government of Saskatchewan:
Prairie North/SaskWater:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$  4,077,740
4,077,741
     4,077,740

$12,233,221

The project includes a pump station outside of Lloydminster, 31 km potable water pipeline along Highway 16, point-of-delivery connections to each community along that portion of Highway 16, SCADA monitoring equipment and associated works. Also will fund groundwork for potential expansion of water supply to Waseca and Maidstone through existing infrastructure.

Waldheim: Water treatment plant and infrastructure project (PTIC-NRP)

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Waldheim:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$  3,187,854
3,624,292
     3,187,854

$10,000,000

This funding will build a new water treatment plan and upgrade the current distribution system.

Yorkton: North sewer system upgrades (PTIC-NRP)

Government of Saskatchewan:
City of Yorkton:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$  3,710,000
3,710,000
      3,710,000

$11,130,000

This project consists of the construction of a new North Sanitary Trunk Sewer to replace the line, upgrades to a portion of the North Drainage Channel including replacing the culverts under Landfill Road with a bridge to allow increased flow rates to efficiently pass to Yorkton Creek and all associated works.

PTIC-SCF

Francis: Lagoon expansion and upgrade (PTIC-SCF)

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Francis:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$200,200
200,200
    200,200

$600,600

The Town of Francis will use this funding to expand and upgrade the primary and secondary lagoon cells.

Kerrobert: Watermain replacement and relocation of dangerous goods route (PTIC-SCF)

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Kerrobert:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$126,500
126,500
    126,500

$379,500

This funding will replace the water main on Railway Avenue.

Langenburg: Sewage pumping system upgrades (PTIC-SCF)

Government of Saskatchewan:
Town of Langenburg:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$   439,333
439,334
      439,333

$1,318,000

This project will construct a new pump chamber to convert the existing dry well into wet well storage capacity.

RM of Foam Lake: Sewage lagoon project (PTIC-SCF)

Government of Saskatchewan:
RM of Foam Lake No. 276:
Government of Canada:

Total project eligible costs:
$    493,000
493,000
      493,000

$1,479,000

This funding will expand the existing wastewater lagoon capacity to accommodate the resort villages of Chorney Beach and Leslie Beach.

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