Reports, Studies and Surveys

A 2003 report by the Regional Planning Advisory Committee (RPAC). In September 2001, the RPAC was appointed to undertake community consultations to gain public and stakeholder input into potential planning policies which better address growth management issues facing the Capital Region. This is the final report of its findings, submitted to the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs.


Omnibus Survey

This 2002 summary report contains the results of an Omnibus Survey of residents of the Capital Region conducted between June 3rd and June 12th, 2002 among a random and representative sampling of adults residing in the Capital Region. 


Strengthening Manitoba's Capital Region: General Principles and Policy Directions
A 2002 paper by the Regional Planning Advisory Committee (RPAC). This report provides an overview of RPAC as an organization and discusses direction for planning- and policy- related matters in the Manitoba Capital Region. Guiding policies and principles for regional planning and development are discussed through a series of subject areas including: governance and cooperation; economic development; water supply, protection, and flood mitigation; as well as housing, lifestyle choices, and development opportunities.
A 2001 report by Manitoba Intergovernmental Affairs. This report provides an overview of the issues affecting the capital region and provides a 10-point action plan to address the issues within the context of the Province's Framework for Action.

A 1999 report by the Capital Region Panel, an independent body that operated in 1998 and 1999. This report examines, and makes recommendations for, improving the effectiveness of the existing legislative, policy, and procedural frameworks that guide land use planning and development decision making in the capital region.

The 1996 Sustainable Development Strategy completed by the Province contains capital region policies on the environmental, economic, and social wellbeing of the region. The policies, including their goals and objectives, are presented in this document as a synthesis of public and governmental input into the future of Manitoba's Capital Region. There were five main policy areas addressed in this strategy: partnership; planning and development control; competitive regional economies; sustainable environment and resources; and a human resource-based strategy linking people to the management of the environment and economy.