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Cultural Sustainability

Our Vision

Our vision for the future is for St. Catharines to be the most dynamic, innovative, sustainable and livable city in North America.

Performance Dashboard

Our Strategic Plan is organized under four pillars of sustainability: Economic; Social; Environmental; and Cultural.

Click on the icons below to learn more about each pillar of our strategic plan and see the progress made so far.

Economic Sustainability

Social Sustainability

Environmental Sustainability

Cultural Sustainability

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Cultural Sustainability

St. Catharines is committed to supporting the creative sector. Our community will continue to celebrate our local talent and encourage growth in arts and culture, which will help to attract new investment and retain young professionals.


  • Embrace our diversity and celebrate our heritage and history.
  • Be a leader in cultural sustainability through increased support for the creative sector.
  • Support cultural festivals and events that build civic pride, encourage local engagement and attract people to the community.

For more information on the Cultural Sustainability pillar please visit the Cultural Sustainability Committee webpage.

Cultural Sustainability Pillar Update

On February 25, City staff provided City Council with an update on the goals of the Economic Sustainability.

For the update and some highlights, view this PDF of the Cultural Sustainability Pillar Update.



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