The RGS review and update was based on background research and the preparation of policy option papers. The following reports and studies were prepared to inform the review and update process:

Public Feedback

An updated vision and targets, including possible targets for expanded content in a Regional Sustainability Strategy, were presented for public review and comment in early 2015.

Results from public consultation indicated strong support for the proposed targets and for advancing regional coordination on topics related to: transportation; rural character and agriculture; compact, complete communities; climate action; and ecosystem protection.