Quality of Life is the Focus for City's 2019 - 2022 Strategic Plan and Budget

The City of Victoria is making meaningful investments in liveable neighbourhoods, affordable housing and safer streets to improve the quality of life for residents, in Council’s new four-year Strategic Plan and Budget 2019.  

“Victoria is enjoying a period of unprecedented growth and prosperity. We are re-investing the benefits of a strong economy to improve life for people,” said Mayor Lisa Helps. “The actions in our four-year Strategic Plan are focused on what our residents want and asked us to do, to make Victoria more affordable, create welcoming neighbourhoods, and to act now on climate change.”

Read the 2019 - 2022 Strategic Plan.

For highlights from the 2019 - 2022 Strategic Plan, click here.

Goal Statement

Council has endorsed the following goal statement for the four-year Strategic Plan:

“By 2022, Victoria will be a bold, thriving, inclusive and happy city that people love. We will be known globally for our climate leadership practices, multi-modal transportation options, innovative approaches to affordable housing, and for meaningful reconciliation with the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations on whose homelands our city was built.”

Strategic Objectives

The 2019 - 2022 Strategic Plan's eight objectives and associated actions will guide the City's work over the next four years.

  1. Good Governance and Civic Engagement
  2. Reconciliation and Indigenous Relations
  3. Affordable Housing
  4. Prosperity and Economic Inclusion
  5. Health, Well-Being and a Welcoming City
  6. Climate Leadership and Environmental Stewardship
  7. Sustainable Transportation
  8. Strong, Liveable Neighbourhoods

Learn more about the 2019-2022 Strategic Plan.