Canadian Institue Of Planners

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Editorial Committee

The Plan Canada Editorial Committee is responsible for encouraging high-quality, timely, relevant, and engaging planning-related content for Plan Canada magazine.
 


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Glenn Miller RPP, FCIP

(Co-Chair, 2022)

Glenn is a senior associate with the Canadian Urban Institute in Toronto, having previously led CUI’s education, research and internship programs. His interests build on this experience, stints in the private sector and municipal government. Glenn was founding editor of the Ontario Planning Journal (1986-2011). He is a graduate of McGill (Masters in Urban Planning) and Concordia (Hon. B.A. in Urban Studies) and has taught planning at Ryerson, Waterloo and Seneca College.

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Dilys Huang RPP, MCIP

(Co-Chair, 2022)

Dilys is a development planner with the City of New Westminster, BC, and has current and long range planning experience in various government settings. Prior to serving on the Plan Canada Editorial Committee, she has also been involved with other volunteer groups, including CIP’s Centenary Committee on the creation of a visual timeline of key people, places, plans, and policies in Canadian planning history. She completed her Master of Urban and Regional Planning at Queen’s University and BES in Planning at the University of Waterloo.

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Lyndsay Francis RPP, MCIP

Lyndsay is originally from the east coast where they obtained a Bachelor of Community Design with Honours in Urban Design Studies from Dalhousie University. After graduating, they moved west and began their career in the private sector working with several rural and small urban municipalities around the Edmonton Region. Lyndsay now works in the public sector at the City of St. Albert focusing on long-range planning projects.  

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Ernette Hutchings RPP, MCIP

Ernette grew up on the Gulf Islands and in Victoria, BC and then moved to Ottawa to complete an undergraduate degree in Geography. She then moved to Vancouver, BC to complete the Master of Community and Regional Planning at UBC. Along the way she has worked for the National Capital Commission and the Town of Banff, and is fortunate to be bilingual in French and English. Reading is a passion of Ernette's and she looks forward to reviewing your submissions.

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Kristy Kilbourne RPP, MCIP

Kristy is a passionate Registered Professional Planner with diverse experience in the municipal and non-profit sectors. In addition to serving on Plan Canada's Editorial Committee, Kristy is an active member and volunteer with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and various other community and professional organizations. She is also the founder/principal of Your Planning Career, an organization that supports career development for planners. Kristy lives in the Greater Toronto Area with her husband and 3 sons.  

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Shalaka Jadhav

Shalaka spent their childhood between cities in India and in Dubai, moving to a neighbourhood spitting distance from Ontario’s largest mall. They work in the CKMS newsroom as an audio journalist, and have performed work at the 2019 Common Waters festival, and published work with the Indigenous Curatorial Collective. Trained as an urban planner at the University of Waterloo, Shalaka has worked in urban planning departments for several municipal governments and is currently working with youth to pursue just, climate-resilient futures at Youth Climate Lab as the Design and Community Manager. Shalaka is the Community Manager for Textile, a magazine and hyperlocal community project focused on uplifting and prioritizing underrepresented voices along a portion of the Haldimand Tract (Waterloo Region), and is part of the 2021 ULI Toronto Curtner Urban Leadership Program. This year, Shalaka is following the advice of an aptitude test to pursue curatorial studies at the University of Winnipeg.
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Monika Rau RPP, MCIP

Monika Rau (BA, MSc, MBA) has over seven years of experience working on complex real estate development projects in both Toronto and Vancouver and has worked in all facets of the real estate industry from brokerage to planning in the public and private sectors to development to proptech. Monika helps clients find solutions in her current role as General Manager in Vancouver for Ratio.City, a geospatial platform helping city builders make data-driven decisions to transform communities. She has extensive experience with industry involvement and leading fundraising campaigns revolving around responsible land use, holding leadership roles with ULI BC, CREW Vancouver, and Salvation Army Nine Stories of Hope.  

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Tatsuyuki Setta RPP, MCIP

Tatsuyuki is a registered professional planner in Canada, the U.S and Japan and member of the CIP since 2011. He has 20 years of work experience in urban policy, regional transportation planning, downtown revitalization, heritage planning, and zoning administration. Prior to joining the City of Courtenay as the Manager of Community and Sustainability Planning, he worked for the City of Lethbridge and the City of Regina as well as two consulting firms in Japan. He was an editorial member of the Plan Canada Centenary Special Edition between 2016 and 2019. He obtained his master’s degree in urban planning from McGill University and bachelor of law degree from Kansai University in Osaka, Japan. 

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Ray Tomalty

Ray is Principal of Smart Cities Research, a consultancy in Montreal that specializes in urban sustainability, including growth management, active transportation, green infrastructure, community energy planning, housing affordability, fiscal issues, and urban governance. He is also an Adjunct Professor at McGill University's School of Urban Planning. He has a Ph.D. in urban planning from the University of Waterloo and a Master’s in public administration from Queen’s University in Kingston.

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Haiqing Xu PhD, RPP, MCIP

Haiqing is Director of Development Services at the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville and an Adjunct Professor at Ryerson University. 

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Christine Hanlon

Managing Editor

Christine Hanlon has been a managing editor at Kelman & Associates since April 2012 and currently manages eight publications, including Plan Canada. Before that, she was a freelance writer for 17 years. Christine is the author of five books about Manitoba, including Old Winnipeg: A History in Pictures (2020).

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Lori Barron-Munteanu

Staff Liaison

Lori is CIP’s Manager, Communications and Staff Liaison on the Plan Canada Editorial Committee.  Lori has worked in nonprofit communications since 2005, and in the marketing communications field since 1999 with a focus on strategic communications, digital and print design, including website and magazine production.
 
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Ren Thomas PhD, RPP, MCIP

Board Liaison

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