Recent Submissions

  • Alternative development standards: Practical tools for sustainable land development 

    von Hausen, Michael (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    Challenges associated with urban sprawl and pressures of growth continue to mount across North America. Fuelling these challenges are outmoded land development standards that over-engineer and over-design community ...
  • Making waves in 2002 

    Sholberg, Chris (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    It is my pleasure to present this issue of Plan Canada, as a sampling of the "2002: Making Waves" conference held May 26-29 in Burnaby, B.C. by the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Planning Institute of British Columbia.
  • Protecting urban greenspace: Policies, programs and partnerships 

    Chisholm, Stewart (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    Community-based approaches to naturalizing urban landscapes represent a rapidly growing movement in Canada and around the world. In cities large and small, community groups are seizing opportunities to restore their ...
  • Technology and planning in the North: Past, present and future 

    Johnson, Ken R. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    Before the Second World War, the northern territories of Canada were a sparsely populated frontier of aboriginal peoples, fur traders, miners and adventurers. Many ideas about the North were based on the Klondike Gold ...
  • Making waves, making connections, making change 

    Nothstein, Raymond; Hudema, Blake (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    Funny things can happen after an evening of cocktails and socializing: the next day you may realize that you've volunteered to organize and run a major planning conference. This is what happened to us three years ago, ...
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 42, Number 3 (July, August, September 2002).
  • Across the Greater Vancouver Regional District in four days: The mobile workshop trek 

    Suszezwiez, Sharleen (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    In addition to having opportunities to attend the many indoor presentations at the "2002: Making Waves" conference in Burnaby, B.C., delegates were offered ten mobile workshops that traversed the Greater Vancouver ...
  • The view from '56: Thoughts on the short-term future of transportation planning 

    Price, Gordon (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    A few years ago, the Ford Expedition assembling plant in Wayne, Mich., made more money in after-tax profits than the combined budgets of all municipalities in British Columbia. The number of SUVs sold in North America ...
  • Putting the money where the plan is: Financial tools for downtown renewal in America 

    Ferrigan, Jason (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    In the past twenty years many American cities have turned their collective attention back to their downtowns and waterfronts by creating strategies to attract and guide new public and private investment and reverse ...
  • Plan Canada - Volume 42, Number 3 (July-August-September 2002) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    The CIP/PIBC annual conference, "2002: Making Waves," attracted some 550 planners from across Canada to its numerous workshops, presentations and social activities. The conference program was built around five sub-themes: ...
  • The resurgence of Canadian cities 

    Axworthy, Lloyd (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    We all like comeback stories about aging athletes, forgotten matinee idols, even retired politicians. There is something inspiring about taking a second chance. This seemed like a good theme for addressing a group of ...
  • Making waves: The emergence of the Canadian planner 

    Oberlander, H. Peter (2002)
    "Making waves" describes every planner and defines our mandate. Some planners make ripples, others tidal waves; the entire profession is capable of a tsunami. The University of British Columbia's School of Community ...