Whitehorse Sustainability Plan

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Our Goals

The City of Whitehorse's Sustainability Plan is embodied through 12 goals that describe what the community wants to achieve in the long term. It includes specific strategies that support ambitious but achievable targets for 2020, 2030, and 2050. Read more below, download the full Sustainability Plan (PDF), the summary infographic, and the Ideas for Action.

Read the 2018 Monitoring Report.

Sustainability Planning is an opportunity to:

• Identify community and environmental values
• Engage the community in a conversation about sustainability
• Harmonize and integrate discrete City and community projects and initiatives
• Define a path for the future

We aim to capture both the practical knowledge and visionary ideas of employees and residents.

img_sustain_1_downtownStrong Downtown and Livable Neighbourhoods
img_sustain_2_transpEfficient, Low-Impact Transportation
img_sustain_3_wildernessHealthy Environment and Wilderness
img_sustain_4_green_infrastructureGreen Buildings and Infrastructure
img_sustain_5_green_house_gasEnergy and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction
img_sustain_6_cultureDynamic and Diverse Culture, Heritage and Arts
img_sustain_7_social_equitySocial Equity: Affordable Housing and Poverty Reduction
img_sustain_8_participationConnected, Engaged, Participatory Community
img_sustain_9_safe_healthySafe and Healthy Community
img_sustain_10_economyDiverse Local Economy
img_sustain_11_wasteZero Waste
img_sustain_12_foodResilient, Accessible Food Systems

Get Involved

All citizens have a role to play in moving towards our goals and targets, and the City has a special responsibility in helping us make choices towards sustainability.

 For more information about how you and your organization can be involved, please contact us at sustainability@whitehorse.ca.

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