17 Big Ideas: Canada’s Capital Region in 2067

To inform the Plan for Canada’s Capital, 2017–2067, we asked Canadians: What will our capital look like in 50 years?

We received 1,800 responses from Canadians across the country, including over 800 completed online surveys and more than 1,000 comments on social media. 

Read the full public consultation report.

From 1,200 ideas to 17 milestone projects

Your comments helped us identify 17 major milestone projects to be implemented between 2017 and 2067:

  1. An indigenous welcome centre on Victoria Island
  2. New and inspired sites to celebrate our history and achievements
  3. National cultural and scientific institutions on both sides of the Ottawa River
  4. Renewal of the official residence of the prime minister of Canada
  5. The Capital Illumination Plan: Enhance the nighttime experience
  6. Shorelines and green spaces will be more accessible and lively
  7. Complete the redevelopment of LeBreton Flats and the islands
  8. Improve the urban integration of federal employment areas
  9. Reinforce and renew the views protection of our national symbols
  10. Confederation Boulevard 2.0: Reimagine Wellington Street and its connections
  11. Improved multi-modal transit will better connect Ottawa and Gatineau
  12. Nepean Point: Rejuvenate a key Capital destination
  13. Regeneration of the Capital forest by planting more trees
  14. Secure ecological corridors, and protect the natural environment
  15. Improved trails and a new visitor centre in Gatineau Park
  16. Revitalize the Ruisseau de la Brasserie (Brewery Creek) sector
  17. Complete the Greenbelt Pathway network from east to west

Read a full description of the 17 milestone projects that will guide the next 50 years of Capital building.

What’s next?

We are now at the final stages of the process, and would like your feedback and comments on the overall approach and direction of the plan. The survey closes on August 7, 2016.