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CONNECTION 2024 Keynote Announcement: Notorious Cree
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CONNECTION 2024 Keynote Announcement: Notorious Cree

James Jones is Nehiyaw (Cree) from Tall Cree First Nation in Treaty 8 Territory in Northern Alberta. Known as Notorious … Read More
Call for Authors — Promote Your Book at CONNECTION 2024
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Call for Authors — Promote Your Book at CONNECTION 2024

Calling all authors! Have you recently published a book? We have the perfect opportunity for you! Inspired by the popular … Read More
Registration is Now Open for CONNECTION 2024
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Registration is Now Open for CONNECTION 2024

Join us for the most anticipated planning event of the year! CIP and APPI’s joint national conference combines professional planning … Read More

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CIP’s Response to the 2024 Federal Budget: A Budget Focused on Accelerating Housing
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CIP’s Response to the 2024 Federal Budget: A Budget Focused on Accelerating Housing

CIP welcomes the significant housing investments to help alleviate the housing crisis, as announced in the 2024 federal budget, by … Read More
Request for Proposals: Reconciliation Action Plan
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Request for Proposals: Reconciliation Action Plan

The Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) is pleased to announce the release of our Request for Proposals (RFP) for the … Read More
CIP is Pleased to Announce Our 2024 Honours and Award Recipients
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CIP is Pleased to Announce Our 2024 Honours and Award Recipients

CIP would like to congratulate our CIP Emerging Planner Award Recipients, Victor Ngo and Melanie Harding. Melanie Harding RPP, MCIP … Read More

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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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