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Meet Our CONNECTION 2024 Keynote Speakers

Meet Our CONNECTION 2024 Keynote Speakers

Join us for the full event with extensive programming, including informative talks and interactive workshops. Attend for a day to … Read More
Visit the Professional Development Lounge

Visit the Professional Development Lounge

Are you attending CONNECTION 2024 in Edmonton? Don’t forget to visit the Exhibitor Area in Hall D Foyer on your … Read More
50% Off Postings on CIP’s National Job Board Until July 12

50% Off Postings on CIP’s National Job Board Until July 12

From now until July 12, CIP national job postings will be 50% off for all employers! Visit our national job board to take … Read More

The Latest

Explore our current planning resources, news, webinars, and events.

Plan Canada Summer 2024: Is Canada Water-wise?

Plan Canada Summer 2024: Is Canada Water-wise?

Editors’ Note by Sandra Cook and Sarah Ezzio The myth of abundant water continues to challenge our collective thinking about … Read More
CIP is Pleased to Announce Our 2024 Honours and Award Recipients

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
CIP Announces New Canadian Awards for Planning Excellence

CIP Announces New Canadian Awards for Planning Excellence

Since 1983, CIP has been honouring outstanding planning projects for their excellence, innovation, and impact on the profession. Now, as … 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.”

Being a Member Has its Benefits

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.