Recent Submissions

  • The state of the healthy communities movement in Canada 

    Sherwood, David H. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    This article has three components. It lists the status and contact names for the "healthy communities" movement across Canada, provides a summary of the common elements of good community capacity- building processes, ...
  • Balancing theory and practice: Planning education in Canada 

    Brown, David (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    Overview of the Association of Canadian University Planning Programs (ACUPP) which includes eighteen universities offering a total of twenty-four programs in urban and regional planning that meet the accreditation ...
  • Healthy communities in Canada 

    Dubé, Pierre (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    It's with great pleasure that I present this issue of Plan Canada, which tries to come to grips with the current state of the healthy communities movement in Canada.
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 42, Number 4 (October, November, December 2002).
  • What is sustainable housing? 

    Ramsay, Karen (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    A recent master's thesis used data from a comprehensive national survey in order to develop a clear method to define and measure sustainable housing in Canada. Five components were argued to be essential to this ...
  • Villes et villages en santé au Québec: Une idée qui a porté fruit 

    Lacobme, Réal; Lévesque, Julie; Poirier, Louis (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    En 1987, le premier projet québécois Ville en santé voyait le jour à Rouyn-Noranda. Le Réseau québécois de Villes et Villages en santé compte aujourd'hui 121 municipalités représentant plus de cinquante pour cent de ...
  • [Book Review] Designing healthy cities: Prescriptions, principles and practice 

    Hendler, Sue (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    The "healthy communities" movement in Canada is almost twenty years old. Throughout its development, there has been a fear that it is all ideology and no action. Joseph Aicher's Designing Healthy Cities: Prescriptions, ...
  • Impact de la construction du megacomplexe industiel Alma sur l'accessibilité au logement locatif 

    Doucet, Chantale; Gagnon, Christiane (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    L'accès au logement est un facteur déterminant pour les collectivités en bonne santé. Dans ce contexte, la construction du mégacomplexe industriel Alcan à Alma a-t-elle entraîné des changements sur le parc résidentiel ...
  • Building a town centre in London's Royal Docks 

    Trocmé, Michel (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    In January 2001, the London Development Agency issued an international call for a partner to redevelop the Silvertown Docks at the heart of London's Royal Docks. Silvertown Quays Ltd., a consortium of developers, hired ...
  • Okotoks: A made-in-Alberta healthy community 

    Hodson, Brett; Anderson, Lori (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    Despite limited provincial support, the "healthy community" process has successfully been applied in Okotoks, Alberta. Starting out in 1997 as a pilot project of the Headwaters Health Authority, the process has continued ...
  • Working together for healthy communities 

    Larsh, Susan; Shamley, Frances; Heidenheim, Lorna (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    In the years since the "healthy communities" model was first proposed, it has been incorporated into the standard practices of many organizations and coalitions. One of the strengths of the model is its ability to ...
  • Exploring Agenda 21 and green urbanism in Europe and Canada 

    Ethier, Natalie (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    As a growing human population threatens the viability of Earth's life-support systems, it is necessary to reassess the effects of current planning trends. This article examines issues of urban sustainability or "green" ...
  • Ville-santé à travers l'histoire en Tunisie 

    Saâda, Mokhtar (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    La problématique ville-santé pour des agglomérations comme celle de Tunis, ne se pose plus en terme d'hygiène et de lutte contre les maladies infectieuses ou parasitaires, mais plutôt en terme d'amélioration du confort ...
  • Healthy communities: What have we learned? 

    Witty, David R. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    Through the CHCP office located in CIP's national office, CIP played a significant leadership role in reaching out to Canadian communities, provinces and organizations, stimulating debate about, and offering support ...
  • Plan Canada - Volume 42, Number 4 (October-November-December 2002) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2002)
    Healthy communities in Canada / Communautés en santé au Canada