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  • Plan Canada - Volume 43, Number 3 (Autumn 2003) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2003-09)
    Politics and planning|Politique et urbanisme
  • Laws and processes behind the urban designer's pencil: Thoughts from the Vancouver experience 

    Beasley, Larry (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2003)
    Urban design is again popular in Canadian cities. In fact, across North America, communities are beginning to realize the vital importance of a quality urban environment, not only for the livability and comfort of their ...
  • Planning Vancouver: A political perspective 

    Davies, Libby (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2003)
    Libby Davies learned about city planning - its limits and potential - as a community activist in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The Downtown Eastside's encounters with civic government often resulted in clashes, with ...
  • Politics of planning in China 

    Leung, Hok-Lin (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2003)
    In China, there is no evidence of rampant corruption in the planning process, but neither are there any robust institutions and structures to prevent that from happening. Planning administration involves sorting out equally ...
  • Planning in the dark: Russian planning beneath the Iron Curtain 

    Adin, Emilie K. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2003)
    This brief look at Russian planning practice is based on my experience in Russia in 2002, especially in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. At the turn of the 18th century, Peter the Great brought about major changes in city ...
  • Autonomous planning? The charter debate in Toronto 

    Young, Douglas; Keil, Roger (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2003)
    Dissatisfaction with the current relationship between Toronto and the Province of Ontario has led many individuals and organizations to propose a city charter as a way of achieving greater municipal autonomy. A charter, ...
  • Mergers and de-mergers: Implications for environmental planning and management in Montréal 

    Brown, David (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2003)
    This article examines the effect of the recent forced municipal mergers on environmental planning and management in the Montréal region. Following an overview of the mergers, consideration is given to the need for a balance ...
  • Politics and planning: Ten lessons from an old campaigner 

    Cowie, Art (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2003)
    Art Cowie is a rare breed of planner who has wrestled with planning issues as both a politician and a professional planner. In this article, he shares lessons about the profession that he learned during his 35-year career ...
  • Politics and planning schools 

    Wolfe, Jeanne M. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2003)
    An informal survey of planning schools shows that an appreciation of the political nature of planning is well embedded in planning teaching, activism and research. It also leads to reflections on what are the real political ...
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2003)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 43, Number 3 (Autumn 2003).
  • Mediating the politics of place: Negotiating our professional and personal selves 

    Wight, Ian (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2003)
    Politics often gets "a bad rap" from planners, who perceive it as problematic or undermining, and as something to be negated or neutralized. Daniel Kemmis, in his Community and the Politics of Place, presents a more ...
  • [Book Review] The prospect of cities 

    Grant, Jill (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2003)
    Jill Grant reviews "The prospect of cities" by John Friedmann (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2002).