Recent Submissions

  • Urban heritage: A living legacy 

    Angel, Victoria (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2017-12)
    UNESCO’s Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) Recommendation of 2011 represents a significant shift in how we work with urban heritage, one that has major implications for heritage planning. It proposes a more holistic ...
  • The Vancouver Heritage Action Plan: New tools to preserve and celebrate our past 

    Luxton, Donald (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2017-12)
    The Vancouver Heritage Action Plan provides a set of actions that will update the City’s Heritage Conservation Program. Three years of work by staff and an interdisciplinary consultant team have resulted in a comprehensive ...
  • Historical site or cultural hub?: Reimagining heritage values in Old Strathcona 

    Jones, Kevin E.; Zembal, Vanessa (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2017-12)
    In this article, Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) planning is considered as a means of innovating heritage planning in Edmonton. In particular, HUL is considered as a means of addressing tensions between development and ...
  • Capitalizing on heritage: Planning policy and practice 

    Tsenkova, Sasha (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2017-12)
    Capitalizing on Heritage is a thematic issue of Plan Canada inspired by diverse and innovative planning efforts to preserve and enhance the exceptional heritage legacy of Canadian historic places. The historic places ...
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2017-12)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 57, Number 4 (Winter 2017).
  • Making a town a community: Insights into participation from an aging rural Canadian community 

    Laycock, Katherine; Caldwell, Wayne; Herbert, Amanda (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2017-12)
    Planners realize the importance of public participation, which we argue starts with an engaged community through connection and involvement. Research in Goderich, Ontario focused on perceptions of engagement strategies ...
  • The Smithfield Heritage Restoration Project 

    Krehbiel, Richard (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2017-12)
    Preservation and restoration of the abandoned 1903 Smithfield stone manor house began in 2005. Reflecting on the project as a case study, this article examines its historical significance and concludes that the rural ...
  • Power: That-which-must-not-be-named 

    Buchan, Rob (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2017-12)
    If you, as a professional planner, were invited into a discussion about ‘power’ in the practice of planning, you might feel a sense of unease.
  • Conserving the dynamic city: The role of heritage conservation districts in city-building 

    Keesmaat, Jennifer (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2017-12)
    Toronto’s historic and evolving urban landscape reflects the history, realities, and aspirations of the city’s over 2.5 million residents, and the identification of cultural heritage resources is increasingly ...
  • Re-imagining civic improvements 

    Pryce, Nick (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2017-12)
    Financial challenges face cities across North America and the bones behind our cities are requiring significant financial investment as a result of neglect or need for replacement. The question arises as to how we can ...
  • Tiny town: Big history 

    Arnott, Brian (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2017-12)
    Lunenburg is a small town on Nova Scotia’s south shore that has more heritage assets than communities many times larger. These heritage assets include the urban plan of Old Town, which was inscribed as a UNESCO World ...
  • Intensification meets conservation 

    Robertson, Clint (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2017-12)
    As our cities redevelop and densify, more pressure than ever is being placed on heritage resources and the character of communities. It is important for planners to be aware of what the impact of intensification to ...
  • Plan Canada - Volume 57, Number 4 (Winter 2017) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2017-12)
    Capitalizing on heritage
  • Gender-based discrimination and the city 

    Modlich, Regula (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2017-12)
    "Human Rights and the City," Plan Canada’s summer 2017 issue theme, is most relevant in our diversifying society. Our military, police, judicial, educational, and religious institutions all have revealed evidence ...
  • [Book review] Still renovating: A history of Canadian social housing policy 

    Catherall, Robert (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2017-12)
    Review of the book "Still renovating: A history of Canadian social housing policy" by Greg Suttor (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016).
  • [Book review] Understanding India's new approach to spatial planning and development: A salient shift 

    Sangapala, Pradeep (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2017-12)
    Review of the book "Understanding India's new approach to spatial planning and development: A salient shift" by Sanjeev Vidyarthi, Shishir Marthur, and Sandeep Agrawal (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017).