Recent Submissions

  • Plan Canada - Volume 44, Number 4 (Winter 2004) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2004)
    Moving minds / Remue-méninges
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2004)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 44, Number 4 (Winter 2004).
  • Turning over the reins 

    Grant, Jill (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2004)
    Jill Grant reflects on her four years as Chair of the Editorial Board of Plan Canada, and welcomes Mark Seasons as her successor.
  • Where to start? 

    Laliberté, Chantal (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2004)
    When facing different situations, both in our personal and professional lives, we seek information that will help us to find solutions. However, the information and advice we receive can be overwhelming, and we find ...
  • Moving forward in Canadian communities: Soliloquy of an urbanist 

    Beasley, Larry (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2004)
    This article reproduces Larry Beasley's closing plenary speech at the Canadian Institute of Planners' national conference in Toronto. He touches on the profession's past and present challenges, and what we as planners can ...
  • Gated communities: Selling the good life 

    Maxwell, D. Kirstin (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2004)
    Gated communities are becoming increasingly common in Canada despite concerns expressed by many planners. These concerns include such issues as the privatization of public space and fragmentation of the transportation ...
  • Le nouveau plan d'urbanisme de Montréal 

    Sainte-Marie, Pierre; Conant, Stéphane (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2004)
    Le Sommet de Montréal de juin 2002 a rassemblé des citoyens et des acteurs en provenance de divers milieux dans le but de refléter et d'articuler leur vision pour le futur de la Ville. Les participants ont fait ressortir ...
  • Urban innovations: Financial tools in brownfield revitalization 

    Brendon, Casey; Bergman, David; Dunstan, Judy; Lu, Hon (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2004)
    With increasing Canadian interest in brownfield redevelopment, many Ontario municipalities have begun to use financial tools such as tax increment equivalent grants to stimulate redevelopment. This article, based on a ...
  • Strategic land use planning: Revitalization in St. Louis 

    Stanley, Rollin (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2004)
    Aggressive marketing using tax incentives is part of the everyday planner's life in many U.S. cities. Tax increment financing, abatement, and sales taxes are an important part of the revenue stream. Canadian cities need ...
  • Secondary suites: Obstacles and opportunities demonstrated by a case study in Guelph, Ontario 

    Kraehling, Paul (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2004)
    Secondary suites, or accessory apartments as they are known in the Guelph context, are an important source of rental housing. Although this housing stock may only be a "temporary" supply in certain instances, it is ...
  • Integrated communities by design: The Calgary approach 

    Toderian, Brenton (Brent) (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2004)
    How do you define, design for, and measure, community integration? This article explores what community integration means, and profiles three innovative Calgary designs, Garrison Woods, the Bridges and McKenzie Towne, ...
  • Sustainable development in northern urban areas 

    Sweet, Pamela (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2004)
    Sustainable development principles are an important starting point for the planning of any urban area. In northern communities, where these principles are particularly critical, they are a challenge to implement. ...
  • [Book Review] Green urbanism: Learning from European cities 

    Adin, Emilie K. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2004)
    Emilie K. Adin reviews "Green urbanism: Learning from European cities" by Timothy Beatley (Washington, DC: Island Press, 2000).