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Join the CIP Board of Directors! 2024 Call for Nominations Now Open
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Join the CIP Board of Directors! 2024 Call for Nominations Now Open

The call for nominations to join CIP’s Board of Directors is now open for the following positions: Region 2: AB/NT/NU … Read More
Black History Month 2024
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Black History Month 2024

This month, CIP celebrates Black History, and joins others from across the country in reflecting on the legacies of African, … Read More
Introducing the 2024 Planning Schools & Education Reference Guide
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Introducing the 2024 Planning Schools & Education Reference Guide

By Beth McMahon Welcome to our first edition of the CIP Planning Schools & Education Reference Guide! I have long … Read More

Career Support for Life

CIP supports planners in all stages of their careers through our extensive educational and professional resources.

Continuous Professional Learning

Access our extensive range of on-demand educational multimedia resources and tools available 24/7, as a part of your membership.

National Job Board

Our central platform brings together the best and the brightest when it comes to skilled planners and rewarding opportunities with employers.

Future Planners

Learn more about the possible paths you can take on your journey to become a professional planner.

The Number One Threat to Our Communities

With new initiatives to increase adaptation planning knowledge and other climate-related skills, CIP reaffirms our commitment to continued action and advocacy.

How We’re Taking Action
Helping resilient communities becoming more liveable, prosperous and equitable in the face of climate change.

The Health of Our Communities and Residents Matter

As planners, we create and support conditions that increase community and individual health and well-being.

How We’re Planning Better Spaces
Fostering vibrant environments and active lifestyles that promote and protect the health of all Canadians.

Communities in Crisis

There’s no one solution to the housing challenge, as mounting concerns about affordability and choice intensify across the country.

How We’re Helping
Taking a strong stance on the sustainable and equitable development of housing, which is one of the biggest issues our country is facing right now.

Learning, Truth, and Healing

Reconciliation needs to be deeply ingrained in the jurisdictional and legal context of Canadian planning practices.

How We’re Learning Together
Leading by example in the process of reconciliation by facilitating strong, respectful relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

Fostering Inclusive Places

Planners create safe and inclusive communities for all through thoughtful engagement and participatory approaches.

How We’re Changing That
Applying an EDI lens to planning practice is required to confront and address systemic racism and discrimination.”

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Whether you’re looking to start a new career in planning, want to connect with like-minded professionals, or access the latest resources, we’re here to help you succeed.