Canadian Institue Of Planners

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Plan Canada: Skype Chat with the Chair

The next date is August 5, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. CST. Don't miss this opportunity to ask questions and share your ideas about new article ideas for Plan Canada. Contact to confirm your participation.

Articles of Continuance Vote Results

We are pleased to report that CIP’s Articles of Continuance were approved on July 11, 2014 via a special resolution of the members at a Special Meeting in Fredericton, NB. The Articles of Continuance will be submitted to Industry Canada and form the basis of CIP’s constitution under the new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act.

Please see the Changes at CIP section for more information on the Articles of Continuance.  Questions and feedback can be transmitted directly to CIP by email at, to CIP senior Staff and Council, or to the Presidents and Executive Directors of the Provincial and Territorial Institutes and Associations.

Hazel Christy, MBA, MCIP, RPP elected Vice President of CIP

Hazel ChristyHazel Christy, MBA, MCIP, RPP of British Columbia has been elected as CIP’s Vice President. The results of the Vice-President elections were announced this morning at the CIP Annual General Meeting in Fredericton, NB.

Hazel is a past president of PIBC (2007 – 2009), a former member of CIP Council (2009 – 2011) and has volunteered her time to a number of planning and community committees and events. Hazel currently serves as Vice Chair of the Professional Standards Board (PSB) and Chair of the PSB sub-committee responsible for the Professional Exam and Ethics (PEEC).

In her remarks to members attending the AGM, she said that she looked forward to working with CIP Council during the year ahead to help CIP better serve and communicate with its members. Congratulations Hazel!

Welcome to our new Website!

CIP has been working hard to respond to members’ needs by bringing our web technology up to date. We are very proud to unveil our new, integrated public website and member services login. A few of the note-worthy pages and features on our new website are:

CIP members will receive an email with their new login information. We invite you to log in to view and update your member profile and see what the new platform has to offer. Should you have any issues logging in, send an email to or by telephone at (800) 207-2138 / (613) 237-7526.


By August 2014, we will be using Constant Contact as our Newsletter distributor. Be sure to look for CIP News Bulletin and Constant Contact in your mailbox. The newsletter will also be available on the website.