Update on planned infrastructure spending

Premier Doug Ford at

The provincial government’s capital plan included in the fall economic update this week is includes planned investments over the next 10 years totalling $158.8 billion, including $20.0 billion in 2022–23 in the following projects:


$25.1 billion over 10 years to support the planning and/or construction of highway

  • Highway 413, a new 400-series highway and transit corridor across Halton, Peel and York regions.
  • Bradford Bypass, a new four-lane freeway connecting Highway 400 and Highway 404.
  • The QEW Garden City Skyway rehabilitation project, which will include a new twin bridge over the Welland Canal connecting St. Catharines to Niagara-on-the-Lake.
  • Early works in Oshawa and Port Hope to enable future widening of Highway 401.
  • Continuing the next phase of construction for the new Highway 7 between Kitchener and Guelph.
  • Widening of Highway 17 from Arnprior to Renfrew to four lanes.
  • The Timmins Connecting Link to reconstruct an approximately 21.4-kilometre stretch of Highway 10.


$61.6 billion over 10 years for public transit, including:

  • Breaking ground on the Ontario Line.
  • Bowmanville GO Rail Extension.
  • Planning and design work for a connection of the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension to Toronto Pearson International Airport.
  • Advancing planning work for the Sheppard Subway Extension.
  • $75 million to bring passenger rail service back to Northeastern Ontario to restore a key transportation option between Timmins and Toronto.


$40 billion over 10 years in hospital infrastructure, including:

  • Transformation of the existing site and urgent care centre into a new 24/7 inpatient care hospital at Peel Memorial.
  • Redevelopment of the existing hospital and regional trauma centre on a new site for the Ottawa Hospital – Civic.
  • Support for new hospital in Windsor .
  • Funding for the redevelopment of acute care hospitals in Huntsville and Bracebridge.
  • Funding for the planning of the Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital to construct a new joint acute care facility.
  • Funding for single largest hospital infrastructure investment through the Trillium Health Partners.
  • Construction of new hospital on existing Uxbridge site at the Oak Valley Health – Uxbridge Hospital.
  • Support for the Stevenson Memorial Hospital redevelopment.
  • Construction of new diagnostic imaging, laboratory and emergency departments at the Wallaceburg Sydenham Hospital, part of the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, to modernize service delivery.
  • Expansion of the Scarborough Health Network – Birchmount site with a new inpatient tower and an expanded emergency department to reduce wait times, improve patient flow and update aging infrastructure.
  • Building long‐term care homes in Mississauga, Ajax and Toronto.

Additional Infrastructure

  • $6 billion in the postsecondary education projects.
  • $21 billion over next 10 years, to support the renewal and expansion of school infrastructure and childcare projects.



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