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    • Plan Canada - Volume 40, Number 3 (April - May - June 2000) 

      Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Capital cities: Perspective and convergence|Les capitales: Perspectives et convergences
    • Planning Canberra and Ottawa: More differences than similarities 

      Gordon, David L.A. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      At first glance, it is tempting to consider Canberra and Ottawa as similar ''political capitals," to use Peter Hall's classification. They are both capitals of Commonwealth countries and products of political compromises ...
    • Regina: Division and reintegration 

      Braitman, Barry (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Regina was born to be a capital. From its inception, it was intended as the seat of government in the region: first the capital of the Northwest Territories, and later, when Saskatchewan was formed in 1905, the ...
    • [Review] Extending the legacy: Planning America's capital for the 21st century 

      Seasons, Mark (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Mark Seasons reviews "Extending the legacy: Planning America's capital for the 21st century" by the National Capital Planning Commission (Washington, D.C.: National Capital Planning Commission, 1996.
    • [Review] Plan for Canada's capital: A second century of vision, planning and development 

      Dowd, William; Keller, Eugene; Liebowitz, Denise; Toop, George; Witherell, Nancy (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Staff members of the United States' National Capital Planning Commission review the National Capital Commission of Canada's "Plan for Canada's capital". Prepared as an update for the 1988 plan, the 1999 plan celebrates the ...
    • The revitalization of Halifax 

      Norris, Daniel; Patterson, Lori (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Halifax is experiencing an exciting revitalization of its downtown core. The focus continues to be on developing the area's unique blend of past and present, by its skyline dotted with elegant eigh teenth- and ...
    • St. John's: The Atlantic entrance to the new world 

      O'Brien, Ken (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      St. John's was incorporated as a town in 1888 and raised to a city in 1921. In the 1950s, the city adopted its first land-use zoning by-law. A draft municipal plan was prepared in 1972, but the first adopted plan ...
    • Toronto: Evolving capital of Ontario 

      Glover, Robert (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Although Toronto is the capital of Ontario, the provincial government is a relatively small component in the diversified economic base of Canada's largest city. Yet, a nineteenth-century decision to move the legislative ...
    • Two hundred years of planning in Fredericton 

      Forbes, Alex; DeGrace, Bill (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      Fredericton, a city which now has a population of 47,000, was established as the capital of New Brunswick in 1785. A surveyor named Dugald Campbell had considerable vision: working in the 1780s, he set aside land along ...
    • Whitehorse: The Yukon River Corridor Plan 

      Cabott, Lesley (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      The Yukon River is one of the great rivers of the world. A sixmile stretch of it known as the Whitehorse Rapids gave our city its name. Today, the river is both a source of power and a recreational playground, and ...
    • Yellowknife: Diamond capital of North America 

      Smyth, Jamie (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2000)
      The city that gold built in the 1930s and 40s has traded up to diamonds. Yellowknife is riding high on the glittering stones, with one diamond mine operating some 200 kilometres north, and another one on the way. Now ...