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Recent Submissions

  • Re-vealing and re-personalizing: a journey via currere from burnout to resiliency 

    Heiman, Heide (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    My intention in this study was to weave statistics, references, and studies throughout my story. I have researched extensively on the topic of burnout in special education teachers within their first 10 years of teaching. ...
  • Plan Canada - Volume 39, Number 5 (November 1999) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999-11)
    A sampling of this year's CIP conference / Une sélection du dernier congrèsd de l'ICU
  • Collaborative governance and watershed management in biosphere reserves in Brazil and Canada 

    Paes Ferreira, Maria Inês; Shaw, Pamela; Sakaki, Graham Kenneth; Alexander, Taylor; Donnini, Jade Golzio Barqueta; Rego, Virgínia Villas Boas Sá (IPABHi, 2018)
    Water management within vulnerable ecosystems managed by multiple jurisdictions can be very complex. This study compares regulatory environments and deconstructs the approaches used for watershed governance and environmental ...
  • Understanding the connection between green spaces and resilience through the study of optimism, community attachment, and social support within communities 

    Wydeman, Bronwyn (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
    How does a connection to nature help us in times of trouble? The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between green space usage and resilience.
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999-11)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 39, Number 5 (November 1999).
  • Planning the digital city 

    Blais, Pamela (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999-11)
    This article summarizes a keynote address that was delivered to the 1999 CIP Conference. It looks at how the global information society is reshaping urban systems, cities, towns and communities, and what planners could ...
  • The urban tsunami: A role for Canadian planners 

    Harcourt, Mike (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999-11)
    During the 1999 CIP Conference in Montreal, I presented two initiatives. The first of these was the Sustainable Cities Initiative of the National Roundtable on the Environment and Economy, an initiative which I chaired ...
  • Maintaining the balance: Growth and stability in Barbados 

    Gabor, Andrea; Blake, Ron (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999-11)
    In 1997, the Government of Barbados commissioned Urban Strategies, in association with a team of Canadian, British and Barbadian Consultants, to undertake a comprehensive land-use study of the island. A new land-use ...
  • Plan Edmonton: A plan and a process 

    Jackson, Gord; McConnell-Boehm, Mary Ann (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999-11)
    Plan Edmonton is the comprehensive strategic plan initiated by Edmonton's City Council to improve planning, management, decision-making, and operational processes in the City of Edmonton. Its development in conjunction ...
  • The Garrison Creek Linkage Plan: A model for developing an open-space system 

    Pedersen, Eric (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999-11)
    The Garrison Creek Linkage Plan builds upon a broad based community / City initiative that began in 1994 and has successfully raised the public's awareness of the unique history and open space potential of this buried creek ...
  • [Pre-print] Polymer inclusion membranes with condensed phase membrane introduction mass spectrometry (CP-MIMS): Improved analytical response time and sensitivity 

    Vandergrift, Gregory W.; Krogh, Erik T.; Gill, Chris G. (American Chemical Society, 2017-05-16)
    Condensed phase membrane introduction mass spectrometry (CP-MIMS) is an online, in situ analysis technique for low volatility analytes. Analytes diffuse through a hollow fibre membrane, where they are then dissolved by ...
  • Learning from First Nations 

    Brown, David D. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999-11)
    My presentation at this year's CIP Conference looked at how planners, and planning schools in particular, can extend their work in First Nation regions in order to support social development and equity. This follow-up ...
  • Sustainable Community Indicators Program (SCIP) 

    Bond, Wayne; O'Farrell, Dennis; Engeland, John (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999-11)
    Environment Canada and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, have developed the Sustainable Community Indicators Program (SCIP) to assist communities in developing and using indicators to measure their progress ...
  • Rural planning, the community and large livestock facilities: A cross-Canada survey 

    Caldwell, Wayne J.; Toombs, Michael (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999-11)
    In many rural communities the most contentious and divisive issue over the last few years has been the siting of large and intensive livestock facilities. Municipal and provincial governments have been challenged ...
  • Sandy Turner interview 

    Turner, Sandy (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-03)
  • Lynette Jarrett interview 

    Jarrett, Lynette (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-03)
  • Maria Gomes interview 

    Gomes, Maria (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-03)
  • Terre Flower interview 

    Flower, Terre (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-03)
  • E.T. Turner interview 

    Turner, E.T. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-03)
  • Gunnar Rasmussen interview 

    Rasmussen, Gunnar (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-03)

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