As we emerge from the pandemic, we must prioritize an equitable recovery for all through our next operating and capital budgets, and execution of the City Plan.

  • We need to fast-track affordable housing, accessible and affordable transit, and affordable childcare for all.
  • We need to take action on the root causes of homelessness in our City - including support for innovative approaches to any substance use and mental health challenges.
  • We must address the overdose epidemic through access to innovative harm reduction and treatment services. (read more)
  • Alternatives to police intervention, criminalization, and incarceration are more important than ever - especially for disconnected and socially isolated young people.
  • We must enact anti-racist and anti-discrimination policies supporting all equity groups, including the Black and Indigenous communities, People of Colour and LGBTQ2S+, and others facing injustice.
  • Take meaningful action on the recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
  • Strengthen community connections by supporting Community Leagues, non-profits, local dog parks, supporting playgrounds, and neighbour-powered local democratic and community-led initiatives to improve our city.

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