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  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 40, Number 5 (October, November, December 2000).
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 Nechako Watershed Council: Lessons from a grassroots initiative 

    Curry, John A.; Nightingale, Katherine (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Freshwater resources in Northern B.C. may be abundant, but decisions affecting these resources cannot be considered routine or easily made. The protracted debate over Alcan's proposed Kemano Completion Project heightened ...
  • 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
  • Planning "on the coast" in New Brunswick 

    Robichaud, Armand; Jordan, Paul (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    An overview of the most popular mobile workshop of the 2000 CIP conference in Charlottetown, PEI: "On the Coast" - a tour of parts of New Brunswick's coast to explore issues and experiences with coastal planning in the ...
  • 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".
  • 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.
  • South Saskatchewan River basin water management: A Red Deer River basin perspective 

    Shaw, Bill (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    Summary of a presentation which surveyed water management planning in the Red Deer, Bow and Oldman Rivers, which comprise Alberta's portion of the South Saskatchewan River basin.
  • Take a walk on the wet side: One perspective on community-based watershed planning 

    Joliat, Michelle; Willson, Gary (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
    In Canada, rivers and lakes have been focal points of settlement, economic development, and transportation. Water is essential to the Canadian economy: it is an essential resource for food production, most industrial ...