Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB)

Company description

The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) is a federal Crown corporation that invests in revenue-generating infrastructure projects that are "in the public interest" by catalyzing private investment through methods such as direct investment and public-private partnerships. The CIB was established in 2017 with an initial capital of US$35 billion, which has since been increased to US$50 billion. The CIB's priorities are to:

  • Support economic growth and job creation by investing in infrastructure projects that will generate economic activity.
  • Improve the quality of life for Canadians by investing in infrastructure projects that will improve public transit, make communities more connected, and address climate change.
  • Attract private investment by providing financing and expertise to help get new infrastructure projects built.

The CIB invests in a wide range of infrastructure projects, including:

  • Green infrastructure such as renewable energy projects, energy efficiency projects, and public transit projects.
  • Clean power projects such as hydroelectric power projects, wind power projects, and solar power projects.
  • Public transit projects such as subway projects, light rail projects, and bus rapid transit projects.
  • Trade and transportation projects such as roads, bridges, ports, and airports.
  • Broadband infrastructure projects that will provide high-speed internet access to Canadians in rural and underserved communities.

Company details

150 King Street West, P.O. Box 15 Toronto

Participation in projects

Projects Transactions
List of the updates in which the company was involved

Company updates

  • November 27, 2023

    USD 1.5 Billion Critical Minerals Infrastructure Fund Launched

    Canada's Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources has announced the launch of the Call for Proposals (CFP) of the Critical Minerals Infrastructure Fund (CMIF). The CMIF aims to address vita...

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  • June 20, 2022

    Canada Infrastructure Bank commits CAD50 million to Efficiency Capital

    Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has announced its commitment to invest up to CAD50 million (US$38.64 million) into Efficiency Capital’s (EC) CAD62.5 million (US$48.30 million) asset manage...

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  • December 14, 2021

    Rail PPP project in Alberta enters design phase

    Liricon Capital and Plenary Americas and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) have submitted an Enhanced Unsolicited Proposal to the Government of Alberta’s Ministry...

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  • August 12, 2021

    Financial close achieved for USD261.75 million Fibre PPP project in Canada

    The financial close has been achieved for the Matoba Fibre PPP project in Canada.

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  • July 23, 2021

    Detailed MoU announced for Calgary to Banff Rail PPP

    Invest Alberta Corporation (Invest Alberta), the Government of Alberta’s Ministry of Transportation (Alberta Transportation) and the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) have signed a detailed MOU t...

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  • April 05, 2021

    CIB to invest in Southern Manitoba Fibre network project

    The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB), Valley Fiber Limited (Valley Fiber) and DIF Capital Partners (DIF) have signed an agreement to invest a total of CAD 260 million (US$ 206.67 million) to...

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  • March 30, 2021

    CIB to launch new fund for Indigenous communities

    Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has announced plans to launch a fund focused on raising new investments to reduce the infrastructure gap in Indigenous communities. The initiative is expected to raise...

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  • February 02, 2021

    Shortlist for multimillion container terminal PPP project in Canada

    The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) in Canada has announced that following the Request for Qualification (RFQ) process for the design and construction of the Contrecoeur container terminal, three teams...

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  • June 12, 2020

    MoU signed for 130 km passenger rail PPP in Canada

    The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and Government of Alberta’s Ministry of Transportation (Alberta Transportation) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to complete stud...

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  • December 10, 2019

    CIB to invest CAD 300 million in Container terminal project in Contrecoeur

    Canada Infrastructure Bank announced commitment up to CAD 300 million (US$ 226.28 million) in financing to the Port of Montreal’s project to build a new container terminal in Contrecoeur. The C...

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