We are in a unique position to influence the future of the region and encourage sustainable behaviours. We will promote low-impact transportation and development projects, and help the region adapt to climate change.

We have committed to five actions and 11 indicators under the “Effective action on climate change” goal.

Our actions

Each action has a set of indicators — with clear, concrete and measurable targets — to evaluate success. The status of each are as reported in the 2020-2021 annual report.

1.1. Promote low-impact transit in the National Capital Region.

Indicators Status
Renew the Capital Pathway Strategic Plan by 2019 White check mark in a green circle icon
Renew the Parkways Policy by 2020 White exclamation point in an orange circle icon
Renew the regional sustainable transportation and mobility strategy by 2023 White check mark in a green circle icon

1.2. Promote mixed-use developments in projects subject to NCC approval.

Indicators Status
Reduce the average distance travelled by private vehicles to commute to work in federal employment nodes from the 2019 baseline White check mark in a green circle icon
Reduce the percentage of private vehicle use to commute to work in federal employment nodes from the 2020 baseline White check mark in a green circle icon

1.3. Promote the development of surplus NCC contaminated sites and sites located near public transit.

Indicators Status
Have 23 hectares of sites under contract for pollution removal and development by 2023 White check mark in a green circle icon

1.4. Evaluate the risk of climate change impacts, and develop an adaptation and resiliency plan.

Indicators Status
Complete a research study for the Rideau Canal Skateway by 2019 White exclamation point in an orange circle icon
Complete a research study for NCC assets, programs and services by 2020 White exclamation point in an orange circle icon
Complete a climate change adaptation and resiliency plan by 2022 White hyphen in an dark grey circle icon
Integrate climate change adaptation in all projects by 2023 White check mark in a green circle icon

1.5. Install electric vehicle charging stations in NCC parking lots.

Indicators Status
Install 10 electric vehicle charging stations on NCC properties by 2021 White check mark in a green circle icon

LEGEND:

White check mark in a green circle icon This action is complete or is on track for the target to be met on time.
White exclamation point in an orange circle icon Work toward this action has begun, but issues have arisen that have delayed the project beyond its deadline, or that will make it difficult to attain the target.
White X in an red circle icon The target for this action will not be met or has not been met.
White hyphen in an dark grey circle icon Work toward this action has not yet begun.