Strong Communities Body Content 42% Complete 58% In Progress 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 | November 2018 status Arts and Culture StrategyStatus:CompleteOutcomes:City’s first-ever Culture Master Plan developed: community-driven vision to guide cultural investment and services for next 10 years. Corporate Sponsorship StrategyStatus:In ProgressOutcomes:Corporate Sponsorship Strategy underway, planned for presentation to Council in Q1 2019. Festivals and Special Events StrategyStatus:In ProgressOutcomes:Festivals and special events are being reviewed as a component of a Destination Development Strategy scheduled to begin in Q1/2 2019. Tourism StrategyStatus:In ProgressOutcomes:The Tourism Strategy has transformed into a Destination Development Strategy, to be initiated in Q1/2 2019 in alignment to the Brampton 2040 Vision and Culture Master Plan. A State of Sport Tourism Report is near completion and will be an input into the Destination Development Strategy. 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; Visioning session and focus group with stakeholders completed in Q2 2018; Public Workshops held in Q3 2018; all guiding the strategy to be finalized in Q2 2019 and to achieve provincial age-friendly designation. Diversity and Equity StrategyStatus:CompleteOutcomes:Committee of Council established strategic framework: City using an inclusion and equity lens to understand/meet community and workforce needs moving forward. 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 underway with research, benchmarking and consultation. *NEW* Community Safety StrategyStatus:In ProgressOutcomes:Advisory Committee of Council established, guiding City and external agencies to develop a downtown core safety plan; Developed a Missing Persons Communications Protocol effective June 2018; continued outreach and partnership building with community stakeholders and active member of the Peel Community Safety and Well-Being Plan development.