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  • Plan Canada - Volume 38, Number 5 (September 1998) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-09)
    Technology and planning/Technologie et urbanisme
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-09)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 38, Number 5 (September 1998).
  • The shape of the information city: Understanding the impacts of the information revolution on city form 

    Blais, Pamela (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-09)
    The shape, organization, and evolution of cities are increasingly being determined by a new dynamic with its own logic: the information revolution. This article argues that the nature of this urban change goes well beyond ...
  • Rounding up with the POSSE: Moving from the paper world to the electronic world 

    Caldwell, Robert; Mines, Joni; Fraser, Duncan (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-09)
    POSSE (Public One-Stop Service) is a flexible information system developed by the City of Edmonton Planning and Development Department and marketed worldwide. In addition to being cost effective and efficient, it ...
  • Rewiring the mega-city: Information technology and the amalgamation of planning activities at the new City of Toronto 

    Sussman, Raphael; Dynes, Steve (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-09)
    On January 1, 1998, the seven municipalities that previously comprised Metropolitan Toronto were amalgamated to become a new, unified City of Toronto. More than 50,000 municipal employees were affected in the move, ...
  • Technically peaking: Information technology and the planning profession - where is it taking us? 

    Levy, Richard M. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-09)
    The computer revolution of the 20th century has put the power of space-race computers on our desktop. Finding appropriate uses for this new technology will be one of the challenges planners will face in the next ...
  • Airports and community planning 

    Hazra, Robert (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-09)
    Airports can have a major economic, social, and physical influence on a community or a region. This influence can only be expected to grow as air travel continues to expand throughout the world. As airports continue ...
  • Plan Canada - Volume 38, Number 6 (November 1998) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-11)
    CIP Winnipeg '98: At the crossroads / WInnipeg '98 ICU: Au carrefour
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-11)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 38, Number 6 (November 1998).
  • Some candid thoughts on planning, planners, and what the heck we do for a living! 

    Déoux, Patrick G. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-11)
    During the last few minutes of his keynote address at the 1997 CIP Conference in Winnipeg, Angus Reid admitted that he is not sure what planners do for a living and even suggested that we might want to change our name. ...
  • A summary of conference sessions 

    Seasons, Mark (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-11)
    One of the goals for attendees at any conference is to participate in as many sessions as possible. At most conferences, however, sessions are offered simultaneously, which makes it impossible to attend everything. ...
  • New realities for regions 

    Johnson, Curtis (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-11)
    The following article presents excerpts from Curtis Johnson's keynote presentation at the 1998 CIP Conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba: "The Emergence of Citistates and their Impact on Urban Planning."
  • The ecstasy and the agony 

    Golden, Anne (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-11)
    The following article presents excerpts from Anne Golden's keynote presentation at the 1998 CIP Conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba: "Greater Toronto: The Ecstasy and the Agony."
  • Influences on the decision-making process 

    Baxter, Theresa (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-11)
    Local government decisions tend to reflect those who utilize power well and the prevailing ideology. This discussion presents two participants in the decision-making process in Calgary, Alberta - City planners and the ...
  • Representativeness and openness: A model for public participation 

    Knight, Ruth; Caldwell, Wayne J. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-11)
    In 1995, the County of Huron (population 60,000) located in Southwestern Ontario embarked upon the development of a new Official Plan. The County's original Plan (adopted in the early 1970s) had gradually lost relevance ...
  • Plan monitoring: Are we getting it right? (Part 2) - an update on monitoring the Greater Vancouver Regional District's Livable Region Strategic Plan 

    Knight, Nancy (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-11)
    In the November 1997 issue of Plan Canada, Alan Young summarized the 1997 CIP Conference session titled Plan Monitoring: Are we getting it right?. The session included a general overview of monitoring and case studies ...
  • Mobile workshop: Planning in disaster-prone areas 

    Robertson, James (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-11)
    How would you plan viable and sustainable communities situated in disasterprone regions? Can you answer this question effectively? Participants of the 1998 CIP Conference in Winnipeg were asked to answer this question ...
  • Reshaping planning at the City of Winnipeg 

    Buckley, Valdene (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-11)
    In 1994, the City of Winnipeg embarked on a reorganization, labeled New Directions, which affected both the political and administrative structures. Under New Directions, the Planning Department was eliminated and its ...
  • Community-based planning 

    Tollefsen, Peter (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-11)
    The Town of Ajax is located in the Region of Durham on the north shore of Lake Ontario. With a current population of 65,000, Ajax is experiencing considerable growth. The need for a new approach to planning became ...
  • Mediating the global and the local: A natural crossroads for planning and planners? 

    Wight, Ian (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1998-11)
    Globalization is all around us. It is a fundamental dimension of the changing world that planners-and others-have to come to terms with these days. It was an almost inevitable focus of one of the 1998 CIP Conference ...

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