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.