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World Town Planning Day

Special Message from Halifax Member of Parliament, the Honourable Andy Fillmore



World Town Planning Day (WTPD) is an international day celebrating the accomplishments of planners and their contributions to their communities. On November 8, planners around the world participate in World Town Planning Day activities annually, a practice that began in 1949.

On November 6-10, 2017, CIP hosted an online conference showcasing innovative planning practices from Canada.

The session recordings are now available.  
 

 

Session Title

Date

Session Speaker(s)

Gérer les actifs pour des collectivités viables – une série de formation fournit par l’ICU

Télécharger : Gérer les actifs pour des collectivités viable PPT


 
11/6/2017 Guy Félio, PhD P.Eng. FSCE IRP (Climate)
Managing Assets for Sustainable Communities – A CIP Training Series

Download: Managing Assets for Sustainable Communities PPT


 
11/6/2017 Lourette Swanepoel, RPP, MCIP, ENVSP
Coach Houses – A New Housing Form in Ottawa 11/7/2017 Emily Davies, MCIP, RPP
Walking in Two Worlds: First Nation-Municipal Joint Community Planning 11/7/2017 Rebekah Wilson
Frances Dietrich-O'Connor, MCIP, RPP
Aménager des quartiers actifs avec et pour les citoyens à travers le Canada 11/8/2017 Anne Juillet
At the Crossroads of Should & Must in Public Health & Urban Planning 11/8/2017 Olimpia Pantelimon, RPP, MCIP, OUQ
Tom Kosatsky, MD, MPH
Amy Lubik, PhD
Meredith Gilbert, AICP, MCIP
Planning for Resilient, Sustainable, Healthy and Diverse Communities in Canada 11/9/2017 Alex Taranu, FCIP, RPP, FRAIC, OAA
Dan Leeming, FCIP, RPP
Canada's First Neighbourhood Freight Forum: What We've Learned So Far 11/9/2017 Lindsay Wiginton, MCIP, RPP 
Storytelling and Community Planning 11/9/2017 Patrick Lucas, MCIP, RPP
Christine Callihoo, MCIP, RPP

Where We Live Matters: Our Built Environment and Healthy Living

Download: The Chief Public Health Officer’s Report on the State of Public Health in Canada 2017 – Designing Healthy Living

Télécharger : Rapport de l'administrateur en chef de la santé publique sur l'état de la santé publique au Canada, 2017 – Concevoir un mode de vie sain

11/10/2017

Dr. Theresa Tam, BMBS (UK), FRCPC,
Canada's Chief Public Health Officer

Community Energy Planning: The Role of the Planner 11/10/2017 Sarah Marchionda
Derek Lau, MCIP, RPP
Jessica Webster, MCIP, RPP

 

Click here to view the full program.



 

About World Town Planning Day

World Town Planning Day (WTPD) is an international day celebrating the accomplishments of planners and their contributions to their communities. On November 8, planners in more than 30 countries participate in World Town Planning Day activities annually, a practice that began in 1949.

Canadian Celebration of World Town Planning Day: November 8

CIP supports World Town Planning Day as an opportunity to promote better understanding and awareness of Canadian planners and planning to local communities and all levels of government.

Celebrate World Town Planning Day in Your Community

CIP invites planners to celebrate the value and contributions of planning and planners in their community. You are invited to: 
  • Share news of your local activities with World Town Planning Day participants from around the world. If you are holding an event, please share it with CIP by emailing communications@cip-icu.ca.
  • Distribute World Town Planning Day messages to town councils and government bodies.
  • Provide a link from your web site to this World Town Planning Day page.

We thank all of our members who support World Town Planning Day, and are grateful for the communities who have shared their celebrations with us.