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Investing in Calgary and Area Infrastructure

Government’s 2019 Capital Plan is investing $24.2 billion over four years to enhance public infrastructure, including in Calgary and neighbouring communities.

Investing in Calgary and Area Infrastructure

Planning, design, or construction is underway on many dozens of Calgary and area infrastructure projects, including health facilities, schools, seniors housing, roadways, and flood-mitigation or recovery work.

“It’s critical we continue to invest in building, renewing and maintaining the province’s public infrastructure. Our investment helps create jobs and boosts the economy, ensuring all Albertans, like those living here in Calgary and surrounding communities, benefit long into the future.”Prasad Panda, Minister of Infrastructure

Quick facts

  • The 2019 Capital Plan carries through on previous infrastructure commitments and provides for a number of new projects, including
    • 20 school projects in Airdrie, Calgary, Cochrane and Langdon
    • Health facilities in Calgary, including Calgary Cancer Centre, Foothills Medical Centre, and the Peter Lougheed Centre
    • Supportive living in Calgary and Cochrane
    • Cultural and recreation projects such as Calgary Vivo for Healthier Generations and the YWCA Calgary Hub
    • Flood-mitigation/recovery at Highwood River, Redwood Meadows, and Springbank Off Stream Reservoir

Other multi-year projects, including the Calgary Ring Roads, upgrades to Deerfoot Trail and Highway 1A, and the University 

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