Canadian Institue Of Planners

Shaping our Communities
Sustaining Canada's Future.

Louis-Michel Fournier RPP, MCIP

Louis-Michel Fournier is the co-founder of L'Atelier Urbain, whose mission is to democratize best urban planning practices for municipalities of all sizes. L'Atelier Urbain has now become a reference for planning innovation with more than 400 projects for 150 municipalities and other organizations in Quebec, Canada, and abroad. Louis-Michel is often called upon to give training sessions and conferences on the new urban planning approaches he applies. Despite his young age, he has led national and international mandates, including the Retail Urban Plan for the outskirts of Dakar, Senegal, and numerous award-winning projects. His leadership is also expressed through his volunteer involvement. He co-founded La Relève en Urbanisme, a group that aims to integrate young professionals and promote intergenerational exchange. Louis-Michel is very active within his professional order, and he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Ordre des Urbanistes du Québec since 2019 in addition to being involved on the Sustainable Development Committee.