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CIP provides multiple resources and learning opportunities for planners to enhance their professional knowledge and meet their annual Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) requirements. Some of the ways CIP encourages your continued professional growth include: 

The Core CPL Program
CIP Monthly Webinar - Register
The Professional Learning HUB
The Resource Library
Plan Canada Magazine
CIP National Conference

CIP works in collaboration with each of the Provincial and Territorial Institutes and Associations to provide a user-friendly platform for planners to record their annual Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) requirements.

Report your Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) Units

CPL reporting guidelines from your Provincial and Territorial Institute and Association 

2021 Core CPL Program - Save with an Annual Subscription 

Please join us on our exciting Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) journey in 2021! The at-a-glance core program shows a selection of webinars that will be live broadcast throughout 2021 (totaling 18 structured learning units). With a wide range of topics, CIP's program will provide you access to new and progressive perspectives on current and emerging planning issues, all from the convenience of your office.

Annual Subscription

New for 2021, individuals can purchase a CPL annual subscription, entitling the holder to view all the webinars on the core program plus any additional webinars CIP hosts up until Dec. 31, 2021. Alternatively, each individual webinar will normally be charged at our standard rate of $39.00 (+tax) for members and $59.00 (+tax) for non-members. 


CIP Member CPL Annual subscription

$199.00 + tax

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CIP Member CPL Group Annual subscription

$189.00 + tax (minimum of 5 people)

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This is just the beginning...

CIP will be adding additional webinars on a ad-hoc basis, throughout the year. Please keep an eye on CIP's newsletter, social media, and website for announcements regarding additional CPL offerings, including more webinar opportunities!



Register for our monthly webinar:

Planning for Climate Change 
(April 22, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM EDT)

-Dr Deborah Harford (Executive Director, Adaptation to Climate Change Team | SFU-Faculty of Environment
-Erica Tropea (Nokiiwin Tribal Council | Waste Management Advisor & Climate Change Specialist)
-Carla Stewart RPP, MCIP (Senior Policy Planner, City of Surrey)
-John Ingram RPP, MCIP (Principal & Senior Planner, Eco Plan International)

Moderator: Kristy Kilbourne RPP, MCIP



CIP Professional Learning HUB 

The HUB is accessible to all CIP members, on demand, with no additional fees. This centralized site includes recorded webinar and conference presentations, resources, and documents. Organized by subject, the HUB is ideal for accessing free Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) content and sourcing best practices in planning from across the country.

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