Recent Submissions

  • Plan Canada - Volume 41, Number 2 (April-May-June 2001) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Canadians at home in the world / Des Canadiens chez eux dans le monde
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 41, Number 2 (April, May, June 2001).
  • Canada's place in the world of planning 

    Shipley, Robert (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    We constantly hear from one another that Canada is a small country, a new country, and an unimportant nation on the world stage. This may be a charming part of our characteristic politeness and self-effacing reticence, ...
  • Sustainable communities: Lessons from Japan 

    Grant, Jill (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Japan is a modern society that has often drawn on its rich traditions for solutions to problems with its increasing dependency on cars, the need for mass transit, and the competition for land. Part of Japan's ability to ...
  • Un canadian errant: Travels in the Middle East 

    Kriger, David (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    From their Canadian offices, experts at Delcan Corporation consult all over the world, including various parts of the Middle East. There is much that Canadians can offer different countries, as well as much to be ...
  • The transfer of GIS technology to community planning in Peru 

    Hall, Brent; Crouse, Daniel; Peters, Paul A. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    In the summer of 2000 the University of Waterloo Planning School collaborated with Alternativa, a non-government organization working in the poorest communities of metropolitan Lima, Peru. Their goal was to establish ...
  • Planning education and the profession in the Great White North and the Land Down Under 

    Marshall, Nancy (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Despite being at opposite ends of the earth, Canada and Australia are similar in their planning education systems and professional organization. CIP and the Royal Australian Planning Institute (RAPI) each have much to ...
  • Queen's University in China 

    Leung, Hok-Lin (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Over the years, Queen's University has built up a solid relationship with partners in China, interacting both with other academics and with government departments. The projects in which Canadians have been involved ...
  • Environmental effects: A Canadian planner goes "troppo" in New Zealand 

    Leighton, Doug (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Crossing the topics to New Zealand is disorienting to northerners. Planners, with their brains hard-wired to the geography of their hemisphere, have a particularly hard time. Perhaps it's the different stars in the sky, ...
  • A Canadian consortium for urban environmental management in Southeast Asia 

    Jamieson, Walter; Sunalai, Pawinee; Mandke, Pallavi (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    The Canadian University Consortium Urban Environmental Management (CUC UEM) project has been funded by CIDA to work with the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Southeast Asia. Participants include the Universities ...
  • Tackling the challenges of urbanization in the Philippines 

    Farncombe, Andrew (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    The urban programming of the Canadian International Development Agency is providing a platform for Canadian planners and other urban specialists to help address the complex challenges of Asia's rapidly growing cities.
  • Canadian planning education at work in East Africa 

    Mwangi, Isaac Karanja (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Letter from Isaac Karanja Mwangi, Professor of Planning and Planning Consultant, University of Nairobi, Kenya, who is a practicing as a planner in Kenya after graduating from the University of Waterloo. Mwangi describes ...
  • The Carnival and planning in Trinidad and Tobago 

    Mochrie, Clare (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    The author describes her assignment with the WorldLink Youth Internship Program in Trinidad and Tobago with the Planning Advisory and Consulting Services (PACS).
  • Cabs, politics, and planning in a dynamic young country 

    Gault, Darren (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    The author describes his assignment with the WorldLink Youth Internship Program as a land-use and environmental planner for the Town and Country Planning Division of the Ministry of Integrated Planning and Development in Trinidad.
  • WorldLink: International work experience for young Canadian planners 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Young planners setting out on their professional careers are often looking for an employer willing to accept them with limited work experience. Since 1998, the Canadian Institute of Planners has helped new planning graduates ...
  • Investing in human software: The impact of Community-University Research Alliances on "social change" 

    Renaud, Marc (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    The social fabric of our country has changed considerably over the last decade. In particular, the restructuring of responsibilities has required local municipalities and community organizations to take on major roles: ...
  • Local economic development project in Ukraine 

    Heide, Wayne (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    The small business and economic development initiative in the western Ukrainian province of Ivano-Frankivsk is designed to assist people there in the difficult transition from a centrally directed to a market economy, and ...
  • A vision for the "Secret City": Urban design guidelines for a former Soviet military base in Latvia 

    Tomich, Sinisa (Sonny) (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    In 1999, Dillon Consulting worked with Canadian government agencies and local officials in the Baltic state of Latvia to devise plans for redeveloping an old Soviet naval base. The historic setting provided many ...
  • [Book Review] American dreamscape: The pursuit of happiness in postwar suburbia 

    Noonan, J. Michael (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    American dreamscape: The pursuit of happiness in postwar suburbia by Tom Martinson (New York: Carroll & Graf, 2000) is reviewed by J. Michael Noonan.