Canadian Institue Of Planners

Shaping our Communities
Sustaining Canada's Future.

Lunenberg, Nova Scotia


Plan Canada

Plan Canada is the premier planning magazine in Canada and the official magazine of the Canadian Institute of Planners. It is published quarterly and features informative and beautifully presented articles on innovative projects and best practices in Canadian planning, as well as original research by practitioners and academics. Each edition explores one theme in the planning world. Upcoming themes include: planning for Indigenous communities, planning and human rights, and digital cities.

 

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Plan Canada is read by 86% of Canadian certified planners. A printed copy of the magazine is distributed to over 6,300 planners, students, industry stakeholders, and municipal and federal government officials. Click here to download the Plan Canada media kit. 
 

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If you are a CIP member, your Plan Canada subscription is a member benefit. Download the subscription form to order your personal issues of Plan Canada.
 

Contribute 

We invite submissions of short papers and research reviews, notes on practice, and book or film reviews. Articles submitted must be original and not published or submitted for publication in other media (including websites, electronic newsletters or other print publications). We favour articles with a strong policy framework and context, containing clear methodologies pertaining to studies and research, and providing critical reflection or lessons for planning practice. Authors can expect a 3 month time frame for initial review of submitted material and will be notified if their submission is rejected, accepted as is, or accepted conditionally with revisions. All submitted articles will be returned to authors along with comments and advice regarding any revisions required to render it suitable for publication.

See the Author Guidelines for further submission information. Plan Canada does include refereed articles and can have submissions peer reviewed at the Author's request.
 

Upcoming Submission Deadlines:

Spring 2017  December 18, 2016    Theme: Digital Cities - Data in the Planning and the Public Realm 
Summer 2017    February 26, 2017    Theme: Human Rights and Planning