Canadian Institue Of Planners

Shaping our Communities
Sustaining Canada's Future.

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CIP President's Award Recipients

The President's Award recognizes achievement by a Canadian individual or organization whose significant contribution to the planning community warrants acknowledgment on a national level. Recipients of this award are chosen by the current President of the Institute, with endorsement from CIP Board of Directors. This award does not involve a nomination process. It is given annually to an individual or organization by the current President at the CIP national conference. The recipient(s) may or may not have membership in CIP.


Announcing the Recipients of the 2020 President's Awards


Pamela Robinson, PhD, RPP, MCIP


CIP President's Award: Academic


John Ariens RPP, MCIP


CIP President’s Award: MCIP®


FutureFORWARD Task Force


The FutureFORWARD Task Force is an outstanding example of what a tightly focused and creative group of planners can accomplish through targeted research and extensive stakeholder and member engagement. Their efforts culminated in a series of comprehensive and thoughtful recommendations for the consideration of the Board.