The Capital Illumination Plan, 2017–2027, was approved by the Board of Directors on September 12, 2017. Implementation of the plan has begun.
A lighting master plan enhances the beauty, safety and enjoyment of a city after dark, and shapes the identity of a place. It includes recommendations related to the following.
In September 2017, the Government of Canada inaugurated the National Holocaust Monument at the corner of Wellington and Booth streets in Canada’s Capital.
The lighting was designed with a soft touch using residential lighting principles.
The new entrance was proposed by the architects and lighting team to incorporate an illuminated “lantern” tower.
The vision set out in the Capital Illumination Plan is as follows:
The nighttime Capital offers memorable experiences, showcases its distinctive character and contributes to a sustainable future.
The objectives of the Capital Illumination Plan: