Healthy City Strategy

A long-term, integrated plan for healthier people, healthier places, and a healthier planet

The Healthy City Strategy is comprised of 13 long-term goals for the well-being of the City and its people, including ambitious targets to reach by 2025.

The first Healthy City Strategy Action Plan adds 19 actions to implement by 2018. Learn more about the goals, targets, how we measure change, and find out how you can become a part of a Healthy Vancouver.

Healthy City Dashboard

Check out the latest way to find information about health and well-being in Vancouver. View the status, trends, and graphs of health indicators and export the data to use elsewhere.

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Goals and targets

A good start

Vancouver's children have the best chance of enjoying a healthy childhood.

A home for everyone

A range of affordable housing choices is available for all Vancouverites.

Feeding ourselves well

A healthy, just, and sustainable food system.

Healthy human services

Equitable access to high-quality social, community, and health services.

Making ends meet and working well

Adequate income and access to a broad range of healthy employment opportunities

Being and feeling safe and included

A safe city in which residents feel secure.

Cultivating connections

Vancouverites are connected and engaged in the places and spaces that matter to us.

Active living and getting outside

All Vancouverites are engaged in active living and have incomparable access to nature.

Lifelong learning

Access to lifelong learning and development opportunities.

Expressing ourselves

Vancouver has a diverse and thriving cultural ecology that enriches the lives of residents and visitors.

Getting around

Safe, active, and accessible ways of getting around.

Environments to thrive in

Vancouverites have the right to a healthy environment and equitable access to livable environments in which they can thrive.

Collaborative leadership

Public, private, and civil sector leaders work in integrated and collaborative ways towards the vision of a healthy Vancouver for all.

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