Recent Submissions

  • Plan Canada - Volume 40, Number 5 (October, November, December 2000) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Irritating planning: From H2O to water/Ressourcer l'urbanisme: de H2O vers l'eau
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 40, Number 5 (October, November, December 2000).
  • Irrigating an ecologically wise planning ethic 

    Wight, Ian (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    This issue of Plan Canada is devoted to as full an accounting as possible of the proceedings of this unexpectedly important conference. Almost all sessions have been covered to some extent, with leads provided for those ...
  • Water in the world: Sandra Postel's conference keynote presentation 

    Postel, Sandra (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Sandra Postel launched the conference with her overview of "Water in the World." She reminds us of water's essential "quality" (unlike that of oil) as being basic to life on earth, necessarily conferring a dimension of ...
  • A vision for Canada's water 

    Madramootoo, Chandra (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Water is the lifeblood of the environment. In Canada, water is an integral part of our identity. Its importance is reflected in our economic development, recreational pursuits, and culture. Water has played an integral ...
  • A self-managing paradigm for the waters of Greater Vancouver 

    Cameron, Ken (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Using an underlying bioregional perspective, Ken Cameron compares old and new paradigms on a Vancouver city-region scale.
  • An uncommon "commons" approach to floodplains and riverbanks 

    Valiquette, Pierre M. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Pierre Valiquette contributes insights from an "uncommon" grassroots initiative in Montreal, firmly based on a perspective that values the historic notion of the commons (represented by floodplains and riverbanks).
  • Decision support for long-term resource protection in eastern Ontario 

    Jarvis, Ian E. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    A multi-county Eastern Ontario initiative, capitalizing on new information systems technology, is outlined by Ian Jarvis.
  • A region of watersheds: Refreshing inter-municipal planning 

    Schwartzenberger, Stan (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Stan Schwartzenberger reports on the emergence of local watershed-based stewardship initiatives as the possible well-spring of a revival of inter-municipal, if not regional, planning in Alberta.
  • Planning as a key to export development 

    Collins, Norval (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Using the Trade Team Canada initiative as an example, Norval Collins highlights the opportunity for export-oriented planners and their agencies to "do something".
  • The necessity of integrated water management in Quebec 

    Dupras, Michel (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Amoung CIP affiliates, the OUQ has been particularly active in provincial water management issues. The OUQ's Environment Committee, chaired by Michel Dupras, coordinated the affiliate's November 24, 1999, submission ...
  • The ICLEI Water Campaign 

    MacKenzie, John (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Freshwater management is an area of growing concern for planners throughout Canada and abroad. Recognizing the opportunities presented by local municipalities for global environmental improvements, the International ...
  • Limnology, plumbing and planning 

    Hutchinson, Neil J. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    The emergence of North American environmental awareness in the 1970s was largely fuelled by concerns about water quality. An obvious example of the collision of growth and water quality was the deterioration of Lake Erie.
  • From sediment sources to sinks: The route to coastal zone management on eastern Vancouver Island 

    Mewett, Alison; Marsh, William (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    More than half the population of Canada and the United States lives within 100 kilometres of a coastline. Despite our improved scientific understanding of coastal environments, damage to property and the environment ...
  • Watershed planning and management: Technologies for the new millennium 

    Palmer, R. Mark; Burritt, D.; Burgess, Charles (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    In 1998, Greenland International Consulting began developing integrated GIS-based, real-time water management software (with flood forecasting capabilities), in partnership with the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation ...
  • Land use planning based on groundwater protection in Waterloo 

    Richardson, Wanda; Eby, Kevin (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Since 1994, the Region of Waterloo has been implementing a Water Resources Protection Strategy (WRPS) to minimize the impact of historic, existing, and future land uses on municipal water supplies. A safe and secure ...
  • Making zoning "aquifer-friendly": The Fredericton experience 

    Forrest, Ken; Green, Jill (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Groundwater is a critical source of drinking water for millions of Canadians. The Province of New Brunswick and the City of Fredericton have been working toward the adoption of regulations to protect groundwater resources.
  • Integrating wetlands into the urban environment with a touch of WIMSY 

    Emms, Neil; Manuel, Patricia (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Small wetlands are increasingly beleaguered environments and are particularly threatened in urbanizing areas. Too small (usually less than 2 hectares) and sometimes too ephemeral to be served by existing evaluation and ...
  • Home use of rainwater: The next home-based environmental movement? 

    Burgess, Bob (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Even without the reinforcement of personal experience, logic tells us that the collection, storage, and use of rainwater should be an important component of any community water conservation strategy. Our experience on ...
  • Match the bank-full discharge 

    Cantwell, Margot (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    "Match the bank-full discharge" is offered to water quality managers as a policy idea for significantly reducing phosphorous loadings and the erosion of streams and water courses, as well as for providing excellent ...

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