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    • Water resource planning and community design 

      Ramjohn, Jamal (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Rural Alberta is experiencing the pressure of tremendous residential growth. Water continues to be a critical issue in rural development, both as a source of drinking water and a means of wastewater treatment.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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).
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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".
    • Contents 

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