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CIP 100

In 2019, CIP (formerly the Town Planning Institute of Canada) will celebrate its 100th anniversary. This will be a year of celebration and activities that will increase public awareness of CIP and appreciation for the work and contributions of Canadian professional planners. 

Reflect on the past and present, and get ready for the future of Canadian planning by getting involved in #CIP100 celebrations!


Centenary Projects

SAVE THE DATE: CIP National Planning Conference - GENERATION, July 3-6, 2019 // Ottawa, ON
  • The CIP 2019 national conference in Ottawa will be an opportunity to acknowledge our past, talk about our future and generate ways to prepare and plan for the next generation of communities across Canada.
Learn about the many opportunities you have to get involved with GENERATION 2019 in Ottawa!

Planning Recognition 
  • Projects include a call for nominations of one or more Canadian planners to be recognized as a National Historic Person or National Historic Site.
  • Coordination of official declarations and statements regarding planners to be issued in House of Commons, in provincial legislatures, and at the municipal level. 
Centenary Toolkit
  • A toolkit of inclusive and varied activities will be developed and distributed to potential partners and stakeholders, including planning schools and student associations, the College of Fellows, and the Provincial and Territorial Institutes and Associations (PTIAs), to encourage events that promote the planning profession across the country.
Submit your favourite books on the topic of planning and have it added it to our #CIP100 Top Book List.

History of CIP
  • The committee has started doing specific research on historic developments in planning from across Canada. The historic information will be shared with the public through select activities, including an online, visual timeline of key moments in Canadian planning history.
  • A commemorative Plan Canada issue, reflecting on the past and looking towards the future of the planning profession.
Add a unique historical entry in the categories: people, places, policy, and/or plans, and have it added to our #CIP100 Digital Timeline.