The OurWinnipeg plan (By-law No. 120/2020) and Complete Communities Direction Strategy (Secondary Plan No. 119/2020) took effect on May 26, 2022, replacing OurWinnipeg (By-law No. 67/2010) as the official development plan guiding growth and change for the city. The City of Winnipeg Charter requires that a review of OurWinnipeg be initiated within five years of the 25-year development plan adoption. The review enables a re-evaluation of policy effectiveness and relevance in response to community needs. The development plan must set out:
- the city's long-term plans and policies respecting
- its purposes;
- its physical, social, environmental and economic objectives; and,
- sustainable land uses and development;
- measures for implementing the plan; and
- such other matters as the Minister or Council considers necessary or advisable.
OurWinnipeg presents a 25-year vision for the entire city. It positions Winnipeg for sustainable growth, which is key to our future competitiveness. This plan is required by then City of Winnipeg Charter that requires the City to adopt, by by-law, a development plan that sets out long-term plans and policies. The plan guides the physical, social, environmental, economic and development objectives and informs more detailed planning on specific topics or for specific areas. It also sets measures for implementing the plan.
- Decision-making criteria for proactive solutions
- Social, environmental and economic impact of municipal investments
- Collective impact for community benefit
- Removing systemic barriers
- Climate targets and action
- Social determinants of health and health equity
- Healthy built environments
- Poverty reduction, innovation and green solutions as economic drivers
For more information, please visit the public engagement and documents pages.