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Background informationProject Created: June 17, 2009

Project Name: Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension
Year in Operation:
Sector: Transportation
Subsector: 10
Status: Design / Construction
Type: New Facility
Description: Part of the Toronto Transit Commission subway system, the extension will cross the municipal boundary between the City of Toronto and the regional municipality of York. It will be the first TTC rapid transit line to cross the city boundary. Six stations will be built along the extension.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Design Build Finance Operate Maintain
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has awarded design contracts and engineering contracts. Construction contracts will be awarded upon completion of design.

Project Locations

City: Toronto
State: Ontario
Country: Canada

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Access to Land: The project will use land owned by the government of Canada, the province of Ontario, the city of Toronto, and the regional municipality of York.
Checkbox Checked Environmental Clearance: The project is commited to the Provincial Environmental Compliance Plan and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA) Compliance Plan to carry out several aquatic and terrestrial studies at various areas along the extension. The Provincial Environmental Assessment for the project was approved by the Ministry of Environment in March 2007 for the city portion and in April 2007 for the York region portion.

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

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From Public (Government) Sources to Producers

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Direct Cash Support: The project will be jointly funded by the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, the City of Toronto, and the Regional Municipality of York. The Government of Canada has committed $697 million, of which $75 million has already been provided. The Province of Ontario has provided $870 million, which has been deposited into the Move Ontario Trust. The City of Toronto and The Regional Municipality of York have committed to fund one-third of total project costs. Toronto will contribute $526 million and York Region will contribute $352 million.

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Construction Manager At Risk Variants: Public Sponsor contracts with Construction Contractor after Design is Complete.

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Initial Design and Construction

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: June 1, 2006
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
$2-10 Billion US


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