Shaping Our Future
2011 RGS Goals

The 2011 Regional Growth Strategy is based upon 11 goals that will help guide the growth of the region towards the desired future established in the vision statement. The eleven goals are:

  1. Prepare for Climate Change and Reduce Energy Consumption - Reduce GHG emissions and energy consumption and promote adaptive measures to prepare for climate change impacts.
    For more information relating to this goal see the following support sheets:

  2. Protect the Environment - Protect the environment and avoid ecological damage related to human activity.
    For more information relating to this goal see the following support sheets:

  3. Coordinate Land Use and Mobility - Ensure land use patterns and mobility networks are mutually supportive and work together to reduce automobile dependency and provide for efficient goods movement.
    For more information relating to this goal see the following support sheets:

  4. Concentrate Housing and Jobs in Rural Village and Urban Growth Centres - Establish distinctive activity centres and corridors within growth containment boundaries that provide ready access to places to live, work, play and learn.
    For more information relating to this goal see the following support sheets:

  5. Enhance Rural Integrity - Protect and strengthen the region's rural economy and lifestyle.
    For more information relating to this goal see the following support sheet:

  6. Facilitate the Provision of Affordable Housing - Support and facilitate the provision of appropriate, adequate, attainable, affordable and adaptable housing.
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  7. Enhance Economic Resiliency - Support strategic economic development and link commercial and industrial strategies to the land use and rural and environmental protection priorities of the region.
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  8. Enhance Food Security - Protect and enhance the capacity of the region to produce and process food.
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  9. Celebrate Pride of Place - Celebrate the unique natural beauty, culture, history, and arts of the region.
    For more information relating to this goal see the following support sheet:

  10. Provide Services Efficiently - Provide efficient, cost-effective services and infrastructure.
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  11. Enhance Cooperation Among Jurisdictions - Facilitate an understanding of and commitment to the goals of growth management among all levels of government, the public, and key private and voluntary sector partners.
    For more information relating to this goal see the following support sheet:
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