Shaping Our Future
RGS Goals Explained

The following documents explain the reasoning behind the 2011 RGS Goals and the benefits of achieving them.

Support Sheets

  • Compact Communities and RGS Goals

    This sheet supports:

    Goal 1: Prepare for Climate Change and Reduce Energy Consumption
    Goal 3: Coordinate Land Use and Mobility
    Goal 4: Concentrate Housing and Jobs in Rural Village and Urban Growth Centres
  • Environmental Protection

    This sheet supports:

    Goal 2: Protect the Environment
    Goal 3: Coordinate Land Use and Mobility
  • Growth Containment

    This sheet supports:

    Goal 1: Prepare for Climate Change and Reduce Energy Consumption
    Goal 2: Protect the Environment
    Goal 4: Concentrate Housing and Jobs in Rural Village and Urban Growth Centres
    Goal 5: Enhance Rural Integrity
  • Affordable Housing

    This sheet supports:

    Goal 6: Facilitate the Provision of Affordable Housing
  • Economic Development

    This sheet supports:

    Goal 7: Enhance Economic Resiliency
  • Food Security

    This sheet supports:

    Goal 8: Enhance Food Security
  • Pride of Place

    This sheet supports:

    Goal 9: Celebrate Pride of Place
  • Linking Development with Servicing

    This sheet supports:

    Goal 10: Provide Services Efficiently
  • Regional Cooperation

    This sheet supports:

    Goal 11: Enhance Cooperation Among Jurisdictions

Green Buildings

Goal 1 of the RGS is to: Prepare for Climate Change and Reduce Energy Consumption
Watch this video to find out how you can help achieve this goal by improving the energy efficiency of your home.

Transportation Choices

Goal 3 of the RGS is about: Coordinating Land Use and Mobility
Watch the next two videos to see how transportation alternatives like car sharing and riding a bike is possible when enough people live close to each other and to where they work, shop, learn and play

Food Security

Goal 8 of the RGS is to: Enhance Food Security
Watch this video to understand how growth management is an essential part of protecting land needed for growing food in our region.

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