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OurWinnipeg 2045 Draft Plans Update

The Plan Approval Phase of OurWinnipeg 2045 and Complete Communities 2.0 is now in progress, which includes:

  • After Second Reading - Council will submit OurWinnipeg 2045 for Provincial review. The Province may approve or reject the proposed by-law or approve the proposed by-law subject to conditions. If Council agrees it can give Third Reading to approve the by-law.
  • Third Reading - Complete Communities 2.0 will be sent to Council for Third Reading and adoption at the same time as OurWinnipeg 2045.
  • July 22, 2021 - Council gave Second Reading.
  • June 24, 2021 - Council gave approval with amendments
  • June 16, 2021 - Continuation of public hearing at Executive Policy Committee. Recommended approval with amendments.
  • May 13, 2021 - Public hearing at Executive Policy Committee
  • January 28, 2021 - Council gave First Reading
  • January 20, 2021 - Executive Policy Committee recommended Council give First Reading

Review Process To Date

The City of Winnipeg has undertaken an extensive review and update of OurWinnipeg, and the Complete Communities Direction Strategy. OurWinnipeg is the City's 25-year development plan which is intended to guide everything the City does. It provides a vision, goals and policies intended to influence leadership and good governance, priority setting, delivery of City services, how residents get around in the city, and decisions about how the city grows. It also influences how environmentally resilient, economically prosperous, healthy, and socially equitable the City will be to increase the quality of life for all residents. The Complete Communities Direction Strategy is a city-wide secondary plan that guides growth, development, and land use in Winnipeg.

There were three phases of engagement during the review process. After connecting with thousands of Winnipeggers in Phase 1, Phase 2 engaged key stakeholders, and Phase 3 presented the revised plans to the public. Thank you to those who participated in the virtual events and provided feedback online from July 15 to August 10, 2020. Your feedback was analyzed and considered to draft the final OurWinnipeg 2045 and Complete Communities Direction Strategy 2.0 for Council consideration.

Throughout the review, a Community Advisory Committee made up of Winnipeg residents has provided advice on community-based issues, public engagement activities, city-wide priorities, and other OurWinnipeg-related issues. This committee also helps us connect with as many networks and community members as possible.

OurWinnipeg Review Timeline

Larger print, PDF Timeline outlining OurWinnipeg Review Process

Phase 1 (2017): Understanding What's Important and Imagining the Future

The OurWinnipeg project team attended community events and festivals, planned focused discussions, and provided ways for the public to be involved through the speakupwinnipeg.com website.

Phase 2 (2018 to early 2019): Confirming the Vision and Exploring Possibilities

This phase involved discussions with subject matter experts, community stakeholders, and City departments to reflect on relevance and effectiveness of policy.

Phase 2 Engagement Summaries that informed the development of the draft plans are available here:

Phase 3 (late 2019 to 2020): Finalizing the Plan

This phase includes updating OurWinnipeg and Complete Communities Direction Strategy policy through an interdepartmental co-creation process. It was based on the evidence of the current state of the community, public and key stakeholder feedback, review of other City plans and strategies, and collecting feedback on draft plans through an interactive process to build consensus.

Phase 3 Engagement Summaries that informed policy revisions to the Draft plans are available here:

Plan Approval (2021)

Following the three phases of the review, there is a formal approval process which involves a public hearing with the Executive Policy Committee. First and Second Reading of the by-law will be reviewed by Council for both plans before Provincial approval is required for OurWinnipeg 2045. OurWinnipeg 2045 and Complete Communities 2.0 will then receive Third Reading once the Province has completed their review of OurWinnipeg 2045.

Plan Implementation (2021): Initiate Strategic Priorities Action Plan Process

Implementing the OurWinnipeg plan appropriately is essential if we are to achieve our goals. The development of a Strategic Priorities Action Plan will be guided by an evidence-informed process of identifying key indicators to recognize information, community trends, and issues. Further community engagement will be necessary during this process. This will enable the City to better understand the 'state of the community' when setting priorities, developing budget proposals and service plans, building partnerships and measuring progress in alignment with OurWinnipeg goals, objectives and policy across the City organization.

Last update: July 21, 2021

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