The way Canada’s cities and towns were planned no longer meets the complex health and sustainability needs of our time.
The way Canada’s cities and towns were planned no longer meets the complex health and sustainability needs of our time. A growing number of professionals, decision-makers, and passionate citizens recognize the need to re-think our built environments and to think dierently about how we design our cities. Cities that are built at the human-scale, that support active transportation, provide access to natural spaces, and increase social cohesion can contribute to Canada’s ability to meet many of the targets within the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) adopted within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The codesign process developed by the Active Neighbourhoods Canada (ANC) Network is an evidence-based approach contributing to sustainable, healthy, resilient and livable cities. This document describes the SDG targets and indicators advanced through our co-design process.
This tool identifies the sustainable development goals and sub-goals that participatory urban planning and healthy environments address. It was produced under the Government of Canada's Sustainable Development Goals Funding Program.
United Nations - Sustainable Development Goals