SR Social Resources Element

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Access to healthcare, nutrition, and healthy environments, quality education, diverse community services and facilities and cultural opportunities are essential to a prosperous and complete community.  All are critical to individual and community well-being and Ontario’s ability to attract residents and investors. However, direct control over delivery of healthcare, education, social services and cultural opportunities is in the hands of outside organizations.  Therefore, the City must leverage the efforts of service providers within the region.


The Social Resources Element:

  • Identifies quality and accessible health care, education, community services and cultural activities as critical components to achieving Ontario’s Vision.
  • Provides guidance on addressing community issues that by their nature require extensive coordination and collaboration with outside agencies.
  • Addresses critical community issues that are not typically included in City policy plans.


We believe in:

  • The health, well being, education and enrichment of its citizens are key components to making Ontario prosperous and a desirable place to live.

  • Access to healthcare, education, community services and cultural resources encourages community engagement and healthy lifestyle choices.

  • Coordination and collaboration with service providers is essential to a comprehensive system of high quality health, education, cultural activities and community services in Ontario.

  • A diverse range of community and cultural resources, programs and facilities help make Ontario a more complete and prosperous community.

SR Social Resources Element Sections