Recent Submissions

  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 39, Number 4 (September/October 1999).
  • The omnibus issue 

    Marshall, Nancy (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    This volume of Plan Canada is entitled "The Omnibus Issue" because it is a compilation of unsolicited articles that were not specifically related to any of Plan Canada's recent themes. After reading the articles and columns ...
  • City planning in an economy in transition 

    McLemore, Reg (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Cities in East Asia are being transformed in less time than it takes to make an official plan amendment in a Canadian city. This is partly the result of rapid economic growth, but there is another dimension: the transition ...
  • Can planning save the suburbs? 

    Grant, Jill (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Can planning save the suburbs? In the last decade, the new urbanism has penetrated Canadian planning theory and practice. Plans have been rewritten and standards revised to reflect a commitment to greater "urbanity." ...
  • Sense of community and neighbourliness in Vancouver suburban communities: The Picket Fence Project 

    Enns, Cherie; Wilson, Jennifer (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    With every new development we hear the word "community," as if the attempt to redesign physical form automatically builds or facilitates a sense of community. It is the opinion of the authors, however, that "sense ...
  • Book reviews 

    Fischler, Raphaël; Tse, Wendy; MacLeod, David (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Three titles are reviewed: "Explorations in planning theory" edited by Seymour Mandelbaum, Luigi Mazza, & Robert W. Burchell (New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University, 1996) is reviewed by ...
  • Planning in Bolivia 

    Townsend, Chad (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Since finishing university a few short years ago, I always keep my eyes open for "alternative" learning opportunities. I've usually found these by working overseas. After all, no school can really teach you how to get ...
  • Don't be a drip: Planning for water efficiency 

    Bianchin, John (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    The process of providing drinking water to Canadians is a costly one. As a result of high replacement costs of water supply and treatment infrastructure, efficiency is attracting attention as an inexpensive solution ...
  • Ecological rehabilitation: A new challenge for planners 

    Quon, Soonya P.; Martin, Larry R.G.; Murphy, Stephen (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    Ecological rehabilitation requires expertise in technical fields but will not succeed without professional planners to ensure that small-scale rehabilitation projects are designed and implemented to meet larger (regional) ...
  • Plan Canada - Volume 39, Number 4 (September/October 1999) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999)
    The omnibus issue|Horizons divers