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Becoming Our Best: 2015 - 2018 Corporate Strategic Plan

The final progress report of the City’s 2015-2018 Corporate Strategic Plan was presented on Nov. 26, 2018. The Plan was adopted by City Council in June 2015, and work was underway or began immediately on many goals and actions. The Theme was “becoming our best”, and included a series of strategies and actions that were aimed at continuous improvement.

This final report includes progress on all 21 Goals under four pillars (Lifestyle, Environment, Economy and Governance). Progress – often substantial – has been made on all 21 Goals of the Plan.

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2018 Progress Update and Final Report

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Healthy

Lifestyle

Goal 1: Unified city of strong, active, vibrant neighbourhoods

Goal 2: Safe, welcoming and inclusive

Goal 3: Proud of its diversity and unique culture

Goal 4: Place to live with appropriate housing for all

Goal 5: Free from the effects of poverty

Goal 6: Leader in accessible recreation and services for all people

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Vibrant

Environment

Goal 7: Clean and beautiful streets and spaces

Goal 8: Leader in climate change adaptation

Goal 9: Greener with protected and enhanced natural areas

Goal 10: Better connected by integrated mobility choices

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Connected

Economy

Goal 11: Diversified with friendly business environment

Goal 12: Revitalized downtowns and business areas

Goal 13: Premier visitor destination

Goal 14: Known for growing agriculture sector

Goal 15: Welcoming to world with globally enhanced image and identity

Goal 16: Strong regional partner

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Strong

Governance

Goal 17: Fiscally strong, supported by sustainable tax base

Goal 18: Sustainable through enhanced infrastructure renewal

Goal 19: Accountable with transparent and open decision making

Goal 20: Leader in public policy advocacy

Goal 21: Employer of choice

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Key Trends & Indicators

A high-level strategic overview presented to City Council on March 5, 2015, identified key trends that need to be taken into account and tracked to minimize risks and maximize opportunities while maintaining the foundational approach that has proven successful so far. More recently, the Strategic Plan has been updated with the 2015 Citizen Survey results.

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Strategic Planning Context

The Strategic Plan includes overview of past community and corporate plans together with summaries of current strategic policies and plans. All of these existing plans helped to shape 'Becoming our Best'.

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