Recent Submissions

  • Airbnb and the struggle for the city: From Amsterdam to Toronto and beyond 

    Doucet, Brian (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2018-07)
    Amsterdam is a growing city of 850,000 inhabitants, which receives around 17 million tourist visits per year. Both gentrification and tourism have placed incredible strains on the city’s housing market, which impacts ...
  • Riding the wave: Planning for ride-hailing in Canadian communities 

    Ngo, Victor (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2018-07)
    The availability of smartphone technology has transformed and disrupted the vehicle-for-hire transportation industry through the introduction of new ride-hailing services that provide on-demand services using non-professional, ...
  • Rising waters: Planning for climate change challenges 

    Stewart, Carla; Osler, Matt (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2018-07)
    Surrey manages the largest flood control system (dykes and sea dams) in British Columbia. But these historic drainage controls were not designed to protect its coastline from forecasted climate change. Using a bottom-up, ...
  • Shifting gears for the automated vehicle 

    Comeau, Élyse (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2018-07)
    Automated vehicles (AVs) will change the way in which we navigate and experience the city. While mass adoption of AVs will depend on consumer acceptance and viable, sustainable business models, it will be important ...
  • Adjusting to Toronto's new reality 

    Qadeer, Mohammad; Agrawal, Sandeep (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2018-07)
    The argument put forth in this article, with the help of the accompanying map, is that the Toronto Metropolitan Area (TMA) has evolved into distinct ethnic sectors of vibrant institutions, cultural practices, and ...
  • Building community resilience in Vancouver's Chinatown 

    Shieh, Leslie; Chen, Jessica (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2018-07)
    While Vancouver’s Chinatown is one of the largest remaining in North America, gentrification pressures are rapidly changing the neighbourhood. This article examines the challenges facing Vancouver’s Chinatown through ...
  • Back to the future again: Are planners relearning the traditions of civic design? 

    Berelowitz, Lance (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2018-07)
    A version of the following article was published in Plan Canada’s 2000 Millennium special edition. It was a call to action. Since then, much has changed of course, and today’s urgent planning priorities were largely ...
  • RPP-ortability 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2018-07)
    Members of our planning institutes have, since the inception of the profession in Canada, enjoyed the ability to move and work across the country with their memberships and certifications recognized and respected. ...
  • The gender question 

    Bishop, Mary (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2018-07)
    Last year, Sue Hendler’s book (with Julia Markovich), titled “I was the Only Woman”: Women and Planning in Canada was published. It was with great anticipation that I ordered a copy, hoping to read all about the wonderful ...
  • [Book review] Build over there: Understanding the government's role in shaping our cities 

    Couse, Amber (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2018-07)
    Review of the book "Build over there: Understanding the government's role in shaping our cities" by Hamish Farrell (Bury Saint Edmunds, UK: Arena Books, 2017).
  • Plan Canada - Volume 58, Number 2 (Summer 2018) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2018-06)
    Planning for the unknown|Planifier en tenant compte des imprévus
  • Keeping an eye on the prize: Embedding planned benefits into project delivery 

    Kravis, Reiner; Engel-Yan, Joshua (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2018-06)
    How do effective organizations ensure that intended outcomes of large infrastructure investments are realized? There is a risk that the planned benefits of a project can be overlooked when a project is handed from ...
  • Planning for the unknown: Responding to threats and disruptions 

    Munro, Kent; Shah, Timothy (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2018-06)
    Some say that we are witnessing, in real time, the world’s evolution from an information age to a collaborative age, fueled by technology and innovation. It can be a challenge to keep up. What are Canadian planners ...
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2018-06)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 58, Number 2 (Summer 2018).