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Register for our October Webinar:


CPL Webinar: Ethics in Planning
Thursday, October 28, 2021
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. EDT

How can planners circumnavigate conflict of interest? When is professionalism required? Why is it important for planners’ to be transparent and accountable? Ethical dilemmas face planners daily, and during CIP’s webinar “Ethics in Planning,” our panel will have a lively conversation about a planner’s ethical responsibility and how it applies in everyday scenarios.

Cheryll Case  (CP Planning)
Karen Wolf, FAICP
Dana Anderson, RPP, FCIP (Partner MHBC)

CIP members: $39.00 + tax
CIP student members/retired members: FREE!

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Register for our November Webinar:


CPL Webinar: International Approaches to Healthy Communities
Monday, November 8, 2021
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. ET

With the increasingly complex issues affecting communities globally, the ties between community design and health status are ever more salient. What are planners and organizations doing worldwide to put human and environmental health into the core of city building? CIP’s webinar on “International approaches to healthy communities,” will examine international programs and projects that target community health and improvement.

To be announced.

CIP members: $39.00 + tax
CIP student members/retired members: FREE!

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CIP provides multiple resources and learning opportunities for planners to enhance their professional knowledge and meet their annual Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) requirements. Some of the ways CIP encourages your continued professional growth include: 


The Core CPL Program
CIP Monthly Webinar - Register
The Professional Learning HUB
The Resource Library
Plan Canada Magazine
CIP National Conference

CIP works in collaboration with each of the Provincial and Territorial Institutes and Associations to provide a user-friendly platform for planners to record their annual Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) requirements.

Report your Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) Units

CPL reporting guidelines from your Provincial and Territorial Institute and Association 

2021 Core CPL Program - Save with an Annual Subscription 

Please join us on our exciting Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) journey in 2021! The at-a-glance core program shows a selection of webinars that will be live broadcast throughout 2021 (totaling 18 structured learning units). With a wide range of topics, CIP's program will provide you access to new and progressive perspectives on current and emerging planning issues, all from the convenience of your office.

Six Month Subscription

Individuals can purchase a CPL 6-month subscription, entitling the holder to view all the webinars on the core program for the rest of the year plus any additional webinars CIP hosts up until Dec. 31, 2021. Alternatively, each individual webinar will normally be charged at our standard rate of $39.00 (+tax) for members and $59.00 (+tax) for non-members. 


CIP Member CPL 6-month subscription

$169.00 + tax

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CIP Member CPL Group  6-month subscription

$159.00 + tax (minimum of 5 people)

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Upcoming Webinars

Webinar Theme Date/Time
Ethics in Planning October 28, 1-2:30 p.m. ET
International Approaches to Healthy Communities November 8, 1-2:30 p.m. ET
Transportation Planning  December 10 & 16, 1-2:30 p.m. ET

CIP will be adding additional webinars on a ad-hoc basis, throughout the year. Please keep an eye on CIP's newsletter, social media, and website for announcements regarding additional CPL offerings, including more webinar opportunities!







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CIP Professional Learning HUB 

The HUB is accessible to all CIP members, on demand, with no additional fees. This centralized site includes recorded webinar and conference presentations, resources, and documents. Organized by subject, the HUB is ideal for accessing free Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) content and sourcing best practices in planning from across the country.

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