Strong Communities Body Content 42% Complete 42% In Progress 16% To Be Initiated Distinct, lively spaces and activities unite people and business to instill civic pride. Goals:Celebrate citizens and create partnerships through arts, culture and social interaction. Create connected spaces in the heart of the city for people to live, work and play. Support diversity and enable wellness through health and recreation. Initiatives | July 2018 status Arts and Culture StrategyStatus:CompleteOutcomes:City’s first-ever Culture Master Plan launched: community-driven vision to guide cultural investment and services for next 10 years. Corporate Sponsorship StrategyStatus:In ProgressOutcomes:Strategy development on target for completion by December 2018. Festivals and Special Events StrategyStatus:In ProgressOutcomes:In alignment with Culture Master Plan recommendations. Tourism StrategyStatus:In ProgressOutcomes:In alignment with Culture Master Plan recommendations. Advance RiverwalkStatus:In ProgressOutcomes:Unlocking of Etobicoke Creek downtown lands moves ahead: $2.9M secured; feasibility and environmental studies in progress. Downtown and Central Area Master Plan (including year round farmer’s market)Status:CompleteOutcomes:Overall plan incorporated within Brampton 2040 Vision, University and Downtown Reimagined initiatives. Year-round farmers’ market plans for 2019 budget consideration. Partnerships with health providersStatus:CompleteOutcomes:Improved access to health care for Brampton: New Peel Memorial Centre (PMC) for Integrated Health & Wellness + Phase II funding commitment. New ErinoakKids Centre. New Atlas Healthcare $85M PMC area investment. Age Friendly StrategyStatus:In ProgressOutcomes:Advisory Committee of Council established, guiding strategy development to achieve provincial age-friendly designation. Diversity and Equity StrategyStatus:CompleteOutcomes:Committee of Council established strategic framework: City using a holistic inclusion and equity lens to understand/meet community and workforce needs. Parks and Recreation Master PlanStatus:CompleteOutcomes:City's first in 10 years. Sets stage to deliver parks, open spaces, recreation and sport facilities for an active, engaged community over next 15 years. Youth StrategyStatus:In ProgressOutcomes:Summer Job Challenge with Peel enabled City to hire 83 youth with barriers to employment. Broader Youth Strategy work plan to be developed in 2018. *NEW* Community Safety StrategyStatus:In ProgressOutcomes:Advisory Committee of Council established, guiding City and external agencies to develop a downtown core safety plan.