Mission, Vision, & Values

Our Mission

  1. PROMOTE the development of diverse housing options
  2. ADVOCATE for better land-use practices, and
  3. CREATE a network for sharing info about housing policy and projects to become better-informed champions for people-oriented places.
 

Our Vision

  1. We want to see our City become well-known for its housing choices and sustainable land-use practices.
  2. We want to spark a renewed effort to conserve our sensitive environmental areas, secure Delta farmlands, and create great places for us and our loved ones to live.
  3. We want to see Delta become a showcase of housing variety and inclusivity.
  4. We want to help people discover that local government is really fascinating, impactful, and empowering!
  5. We want to see Delta’s plans and policies put the needs of people first – at every step – so that our community becomes defined by a surplus of great places to spend time or move through.
  6. We want to see housing be recognized and acted upon as a priority need within our City.
  7. We want to see creative solutions to traffic complaints and other community concerns instead of having these be the chief reason why housing is rejected or delayed.
  8. We want to remove costs and delays in the housing approvals process – to see far more housing types approved by right instead of favouring a single housing type (single family homes) at the expense of all others.
  9. We want children to see a clear path to a future home in Delta.
  10. We want affordability and a return to the levels of construction of below-market and subsidised housing that was previously commonplace in our region. 

 

Values

Our neighbourhoods are changing – we must decide if this change will continue on its current path of greater exclusion and increasing expensiveness OR greater inclusion and diversity.

We value:

  • openness to change
  • inclusive communities
  • positive engagement
  • gentle criticism
  • bridge-building
  • promoting civic engagement
  • empowerment of marginalized voices
  • saying yes!