C. Foster a Prosperous Economy
To maintain and enhance the economic vitality of the Town through the provision of a wide range of opportunities for economic development.
|C.1||To ensure an adequate supply of employment lands to provide flexibility and options for the business community and provide a range of job opportunities.|
|C.2||To facilitate the retention and expansion of existing businesses in the Town.|
|C.3||To facilitate a rebalancing of the residential to non-residential assessment ratio to provide for the Town's long-term financial viability.|
To protect strategic employment lands from conversions to non-employment uses.
|C.5||To aggressively promote all of the Town's employment areas, including the opportunities provided by the 401/407 Employment Corridor.|
|C.6||To maintain and enhance our historic downtowns and vibrant commercial areas to provide for shopping, services, cultural amenities and entertainment.|
|C.7||To promote the Town's strategic location in the Greater Golden Horseshoe for economic development purposes.|
|C.8||To facilitate the establishment of a competitive business environment that is easily able to adapt to changing circumstances and priorities.|
|C.9||To promote the establishment of more viable live/work relationships to reduce commuting.|
|C.10||To promote opportunities for tourism that are linked to the Town's natural and cultural heritage and countryside character.|
|C.11||To pursue partnerships across the Town's public and private sectors that enhance the community's economic wellbeing.|