Canadian Institue Of Planners

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Sustaining Canada's Future.

World Town Planning Day 2019

On the week of November 4-8, CIP will hold a week-long online conference, which will showcase presentations on important planning issues and innovations from Canada and around the world.




If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Daniel Potter at 613-237-7526 ext. 510 or


About World Town Planning Day

World Town Planning Day (WTPD) is an international day celebrating the accomplishments of planners and their contributions to their communities. On November 8, planners in more than 30 countries participate in World Town Planning Day activities annually, a practice that began in 1949.

Canadian Celebration of World Town Planning Day: November 8

CIP supports World Town Planning Day as an opportunity to promote better understanding and awareness of Canadian planners and planning to local communities and all levels of government.

Celebrate World Town Planning Day in Your Community

CIP invites planners to celebrate the value and contributions of planning and planners in their community. You are invited to: 
  • Share news of your local activities with World Town Planning Day participants from around the world. If you are holding an event, please share it with CIP by emailing
  • Distribute World Town Planning Day messages to town councils and government bodies.
  • Provide a link from your web site to this World Town Planning Day page.

We thank all of our members who support World Town Planning Day, and are grateful for the communities who have shared their celebrations with us.