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  • Plan Canada - Volume 39, Number 4 (September/October 1999) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    The omnibus issue / Horizons divers
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 39, Number 4 (September/October 1999).
  • The omnibus issue 

    Marshall, Nancy (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    This volume of Plan Canada is entitled "The Omnibus Issue" because it is a compilation of unsolicited articles that were not specifically related to any of Plan Canada's recent themes. After reading the articles and columns ...
  • Don't be a drip: Planning for water efficiency 

    Bianchin, John (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    The process of providing drinking water to Canadians is a costly one. As a result of high replacement costs of water supply and treatment infrastructure, efficiency is attracting attention as an inexpensive solution ...
  • Sense of community and neighbourliness in Vancouver suburban communities: The Picket Fence Project 

    Enns, Cherie; Wilson, Jennifer (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    With every new development we hear the word "community," as if the attempt to redesign physical form automatically builds or facilitates a sense of community. It is the opinion of the authors, however, that "sense ...
  • Can planning save the suburbs? 

    Grant, Jill (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Can planning save the suburbs? In the last decade, the new urbanism has penetrated Canadian planning theory and practice. Plans have been rewritten and standards revised to reflect a commitment to greater "urbanity." ...
  • Ecological rehabilitation: A new challenge for planners 

    Quon, Soonya P.; Martin, Larry R.G.; Murphy, Stephen (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Ecological rehabilitation requires expertise in technical fields but will not succeed without professional planners to ensure that small-scale rehabilitation projects are designed and implemented to meet larger (regional) ...
  • City planning in an economy in transition 

    McLemore, Reg (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Cities in East Asia are being transformed in less time than it takes to make an official plan amendment in a Canadian city. This is partly the result of rapid economic growth, but there is another dimension: the transition ...
  • Planning in Bolivia 

    Townsend, Chad (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Since finishing university a few short years ago, I always keep my eyes open for "alternative" learning opportunities. I've usually found these by working overseas. After all, no school can really teach you how to get ...
  • Book reviews 

    Fischler, Raphaël; Tse, Wendy; MacLeod, David (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Three titles are reviewed: "Explorations in planning theory" edited by Seymour Mandelbaum, Luigi Mazza, & Robert W. Burchell (New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University, 1996) is reviewed by ...
  • Plan Canada - Volume 39, Number 2 (May/June 1999) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Planning professionalism / Pratique et perspectives de l'urbanisme
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 39, Number 2 (May/June 1999).
  • Professing planning: On the horns of the modern/postmodern dilemma 

    Wight, Ian (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Editorial article on the "Planning Professionalism" theme of this issue of Plan Canada.
  • A portrait of postmodern planning: Anti-hero and/or passionate pilgrim? 

    Sandercock, Leonie (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Many commentators have argued that the modernist planning project has failed. This paper proposes a way forward for the profession, offering a portrait of the postmodern planner as a passionate pilgrim, a tireless ...
  • Rummaging in the compost 

    Davidson, Gary (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    A commentary on the appendix of Dr. Leonie Sandercock's book, Towards cosmopolis: Planning for multicultural cities (Chichester: Wiley, 1998).
  • Towards collaboration between planning practitioners and academics 

    Witty, David R. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    A commentary on the appendix of Dr. Leonie Sandercock's book, Towards cosmopolis: Planning for multicultural cities (Chichester: Wiley, 1998).
  • Reflections on planning professionalism 

    Season, Mark (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    A commentary on Dr. Leonie Sandercock's article, A portrait of postmodern planning: Anti-hero and/or passionate pilgrim, which is also included in this issue of Plan Canada.
  • Professional meets personal: Bringing the whole self to work 

    Lang, Reg (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Professional implies the provision of independent, objective, impersonal, expert opinion. The reality of planning, however, is more that that. Much everyday planning is communicative and collaborative work involving the ...
  • So, what's a profession?: And how does CIP-style planning rate? 

    Marshall, Nancy (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Popular and theoretical descriptions of professions are quite different. Professions really started to take hold in Europe during the eleventh and twelfth centuries with the formation of guilds and associations. ...
  • Teaching professional practice in Canadian planning schools 

    Curry, John A. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    This article analyzes data from a ten-question survey which was designed to determine how Canadian planning students are taught professional planning practice. The survey, which was electronically mailed to representatives ...

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