Ottawa - May 28, 2015- The Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) honours 12 projects in the 2015 edition for its Awards for Planning Excellence. Among the winners were an interactive classroom module on community planning (The Parklandia Project – Parkland County, AB), an urban renewal project that is truly transforming downtown Halifax (Cogswell Transformed: A Plan for the Redevelopment of the Cogswell Interchange – Halifax, NS), as well as a plan to transform a major federal government employment centre into a vibrant community hub (Tunney's Pasture Master Plan – Ottawa, ON).
The purpose of the CIP Awards for Planning Excellence is to recognize significant achievements in the field of planning. Winners were selected by a national jury of professional planners under 12 categories.
The principal criteria applied by the jurors were:
The Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) is the national voice of Canada’s planning profession. Since 1919, CIP has been dedicated to the advancement of responsible planning throughout Canada. CIP has a membership of over 7,800 professional planners, and collaborates with provincial planning institutes and associations to promote professional standards, training and certification as well as best practices in planning across Canada. Visit www.cip-icu.ca.
The report is available at Blurb.