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  • Plan Canada - Volume 41, Number 4 (October-November-December 2001) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Can we control growth? / Pouvons-nous contrôler la croissance?
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 41, Number 4 (October-November-December 2001).
  • The challenge of growth 

    Grant, Jill (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Coping with growth is the eternal challenge of planning. After all, if we didn't fact chronic change (demographic, technological, economic), then it seems likely that we would have little need for institutionalized ...
  • Can Canadian cities compete? 

    Cappe, Marni (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    As we come to a better understanding of the links between investment in cities, quality of life, and global competitiveness, it is becoming clearer that Canadian cities are on the verge of losing their competitive edge. ...
  • Feeding the apartment dwellers: A planning strategy to enhance the long-term viability of contemporary farming in Canada's urban regions 

    Huhtala, Kari; Thomas, Karen; Hiley, Jim; Kenney, Elizabeth (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    In their efforts to promote orderly growth within urban regions of Canada, planners identify the requirements of many different land uses and provide realistic options to balance them. At present, the planning processes ...
  • The cornerstones of community-building 

    Tuckey, Bryan (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Having an effective growth management strategy has enabled York Region to maintain and enhance the quality of life of its residents in a time of rapid growth. The strategy has four cornerstones, three of which are ...
  • Coping with growth in the Regional District of Nanaimo, B.C. 

    Fletcher, Sharon; Thomas, Christina (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    In the early 1990s, residents in the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) became concerned about the effects that growth was having on quality of life. A new tool, the regional growth strategy, was developed to manage ...
  • Accommodating growth and managing municipal infrastructure investments in Calgary 

    Young, Marjorie (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    By combining policy guidance with a strategic approach to the provision and timing of municipal infrastructure investment, and with landowner initiative, Calgary has managed to incorporate many "smart growth " principles ...
  • Smart growth and neighbourhood conservation: Preserving what's best about Maryland 

    Frece, John W. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Maryland Governor Parris N. Glendening's Smart Growth and Neighborhood Conservation initiative represents the nation's first statewide, incentive-based effort to reverse the costly, environmentally damaging and often ...
  • Towards urban growth management in Japan: The role of public participation and citizen councils 

    Sorensen, André (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Imagine trying to introduce urban growth management in a context where the average farm consists of several separate plots, and where landowners have inviolable rights to develop their land. In Japan, small projects ...
  • The urban sprawl debate: Myths, realities and hidden agendas 

    Bourne, Larry S. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    This paper argues that the intense antisprawl rhetoric focused on suburban residential growth, especially in Toronto, is misplaced, and is driven largely by implicit agendas other than the effective management of urban ...
  • The Tao of smart growth: (The way that can be named is not the way) 

    Young, Raymond (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    All professions are prone to fads and fashionable trends. Planning is no exception. "Smart growth" is attractive because it asks no questions, provides all the answers, and invites no critical thought. It's entirely ...
  • [Book Review] Montréal: The quest for a metropolis 

    Filion, Pierre (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Montréal: The quest for metropolis by Annick Germain and Damaris Rose (New York: Wiley, 2000) is reviewed by Pierre Filion.