REIMAGINE NANAIMO

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Our City, Our Choices.

Great cities aren’t created by accident. They are built my residents collectively creating a vision and road map for their City's future. Last summer and fall, our community shared many great ideas for Nanaimo’s future. Now, it’s time to choose our path forward. What are some of the big moves Nanaimo should make as we grow from 100,000 today to a potential future of 140,000? REIMAGINE NANAIMO is our opportunity to collectively imagine how our spaces and places evolve to better meet the needs of our natural environment and of all who live here.

Looking to learn more about REIMAGINE NANAIMO? Get started by watching this short intro video featuring Gracie Hill, then choose your own adventure for learning all about this exciting process and why it's so important for you to participate in Nanaimo's journey to the future!

Our City, Our Choices.

Great cities aren’t created by accident. They are built my residents collectively creating a vision and road map for their City's future. Last summer and fall, our community shared many great ideas for Nanaimo’s future. Now, it’s time to choose our path forward. What are some of the big moves Nanaimo should make as we grow from 100,000 today to a potential future of 140,000? REIMAGINE NANAIMO is our opportunity to collectively imagine how our spaces and places evolve to better meet the needs of our natural environment and of all who live here.

Looking to learn more about REIMAGINE NANAIMO? Get started by watching this short intro video featuring Gracie Hill, then choose your own adventure for learning all about this exciting process and why it's so important for you to participate in Nanaimo's journey to the future!

  • FOUNDATIONS

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    In order to plan for how and where growth will happen over the next 25 years, it is important to set a strong foundation. Reimagine Nanaimo’s Foundations is based on a Framework and set of Goals & Indicators.

    Provide your feedback on the Foundations by participating in the FOUNDATIONS SURVEY It will take about 10 minutes.

  • Scenarios

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    The choices we make – where we live and work, how we move, where we shop – all influence how Nanaimo will grow over time. Great cities aren’t created by accident. They are created through thoughtful plans and a desire by the many who live there to make great choices.

    While much of our city will remain as the neighbourhoods and features we know and love, some areas will change in the next 25 years. By choosing where to focus new growth and planning what it could look like, we can help create a great city. Shouldn’t you be involved?

    Provide your feedback with either of these 3 options:

    Option 1 | Scenario Exploration Survey | Quick online survey

    Option 2 | Scenario Exploration Workshops | 2 Hour online workshop

    Option 3 | Scenario Exploration Self-Guided Booklet | Guide your own scenario review

  • REIMAGINE NANAIMO Art Kits | Now Closed

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    Thank you to everyone who took part in submitting a picture of what they see in our City's future! We got a range of creative submissions that are on display in the windows of public spaces around our city including: Beban Park, Vancouver Island Conference Centre, and the Service and Resource Centre. Go and check them out! Photos of the completed projects will also be shared on the City of Nanaimo's social media.

    Any remaining art kits can continue to be dropped off at the Beban Social Centre, Nanaimo Aquatic Centre, Oliver Woods Community Centre, or the Service and Resource Centre (411 Dunsmuir St).

  • REIMAGINE NANAIMO Video Series

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    Looking to learn more about REIMAGINE NANAIMO? Get started by watching this short intro video featuring Gracie Hill, then choose your own adventure for learning all about this exciting process and why it's so important for you to participate in Nanaimo's journey to the future!


  • View the Phase 1 Engagement Summary

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    Wow, Nanaimo! You’ve shared some great insights for the first phase of REIMAGINE NANAIMO – what’s great about our City, what needs work and fantastic ideas for the future. Take a browse through the Phase 1 Engagement Summary and the appendices and see what our community has shared so far. These ideas are now being used in Phase 2 of the process to identify a range of potential scenarios and options for Nanaimo’s future. Later this spring, we’ll be asking for your review and thoughts on these emerging directions. Stay tuned!

  • Quickly Understand Doughnut Economics

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    PREFER TO LISTEN AND LEARN?


    HAVE TIME TO READ? Check out the following resources?


    WHAT DO OTHERS THINK?


    Watch the March 8, 2021 Meeting from the City of Nanaimo Governance and Priorities Committee for an update on the Doughnut Economics Framework.

Page last updated: 15 September 2021, 14:42