Disaster Mitigation

Eligible Projects

Projects eligible for Canada Community-Building funding under this category are those that result in the construction, material enhancement or renewal of infrastructure that reduces or eliminates long-term impacts and risks associated with natural disasters.


Eligible projects under this category include (but are not limited to):

  • Building dams and dikes to reduce the risk of flooding;
  • Restoring wetlands and other natural infrastructure to redirect and capture rainwater;
  • Constructing firebreaks to limit the spread of wildfires; and
  • Installing retaining walls, gabions, and revetments to control erosion.

Investment to date

[Please enable JavaScript to see this information]. Check out our annual reports to learn more about the investment of Canada Community-Building funds.

The figures above include Canada Community-Building investments made by all municipalities - except for the City of Toronto, which reports investments directly to the Government of Canada. Visit Toronto's website to learn more about the City's investments.