Recent Submissions

  • Diversity: The challenge for land use planning 

    Smith, Nancy (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    The cliché "people zoning" has become an obstacle to clear thinking about land use planning and diversity. The Ontario Planning Act allows municipal official plans to contain policies on the effects of physical change ...
  • Urban planning, immigration and diversity: The perspective from Ottawa-Carleton 

    Nicholson, Carl (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Immigrants make up about 20% of the population of the Region of Ottawa-Carleton. Despite many municipal initiatives designed to ensure that newcomers feel at home, many immigrants feel like outsiders. The Catholic ...
  • Planning amidst diversity: Multicultural challenges and strategies in Vancouver 

    Au, Wendy (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Demographic changes have presented particular challenges to planners in the City of Vancouver. Planners have to balance the interests of long-term residents with the needs of newcomers. They must analyze the planning ...
  • Multiculturalism 

    Shipley, Robert (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    The reflections in this issue grew from a series of of Urban Forums on Multiculturalism, ably organized last year by Sylvie Grenier of Ottawa. As you read the following pieces, I invite you to consider a few point about ...
  • Urban diversity: Planning for multicultural cities 

    Burstein, Meyer; Grenier, Sylvie (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    The idea of a conference on urban diversity took root when the Region of Ottawa-Carleton started its Regional Official Plan Review. While those of us in the Planning Department were discussing the new challenges to the ...
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 40, Number 4 (July, August, September 2000).
  • Immigration and the changing social geography of large Canadian cities 

    Ley, David; Germain, Annick (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    With the relatively high levels of immigration of the recent past, newcomers have narrowed their selection of destinations to a small number of major cities. This paper reviews some of the recent socio-cultural tran ...
  • Book review 

    Grenier, Sylvie; Qadeer, Mohammad A. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Towards cosmopolis: Planning for multicultural cities by Leonie Sandercock (Chichester: Wiley, 1998) is reviewed by Sylvie Grenier, and Urban planning in a multicultural society edited by Michael A. Burayidi (London: ...
  • La diversité urbaine sur la scène internationale: Présentation de la scène internationale 

    Moreau, Gérard (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Chaque année, quelque dizaines ou quelques centaines de milliers de migrants arrivent dans chacun des pays de l'Europe de l'ouest, au Canada et aux Etats Unis. Le phénomène de l'immigration est durable. Il concerne ...
  • Where planning meets multiculturalism: A View of planning practice in the Greater Toronto Area 

    Wallace, Marcia (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Planners' experience with ethno-cultural diversity in the Greater Toronto Area was identified at a one-day York University conference called Planning in a Multicultural Region. Examples illustrate how ethnicity and ...
  • Managing multicultural issues in cities 

    Burstein, Meyer (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    How we manage migration and diversity in our cities will determine our success as a nation. Challenges are mounting: from globalization, from a growing cultural gap between large and small centres, from racism, and ...
  • Urban planning and multiculturalism: Beyond sensitivity 

    Qadeer, Mohammad A. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Multiculturalism brings up culture alongside race, class, and gender as the bases of defining differences in community needs. This paper argues that such differences should be accommodated by revising planning policies, ...
  • Montréal: Une ville à l'image du monde 

    Dumas, Marie-Claire (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Dans un contexte de mondialisation, le cosmopolitisme est devenu, de façon irrévocable, une caractéristique fondamentale des milieux urbains. Pour Montréal, il est évident que l'avenir de notre ville passe par ce ...
  • Plan Canada - Volume 40, Number 4 (July-August-September 2000) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Urban diversity: Managing multicultural cities|Diversité urbaine: La gestion des villes multiculturelles