Edmonton Planning Academy

Edmonton Planning Academy

Better understand and participate in Edmonton’s planning process A series of courses and workshops dives into the how and why of city planning. The Edmonton Planning Academy provides free courses for Edmontonians to better understand and participate in Edmonton’s...
The opportunities for municipal ecosystem services

The opportunities for municipal ecosystem services

In emerging research, the benefits from ecosystems are becoming defined and quantified By the end of the 1980s, the drinking water supply for New York City was stressed to its max. Proposals to construct water treatment facilities had associated costs of up to $6...
Participatory urban planning

Participatory urban planning

Participatory urban planning: Planning the city with and for its citizens   Montreal Urban Ecology Centre Participatory planning combines the knowledge of professionals and community members to create goals and plans that match the needs of citizens. Citizens are...
Guide to the Open Streets Project

Guide to the Open Streets Project

Temporarily closing streets to vehicles can create open spaces for the community   Open streets programs create opportunities to experience a community in a different way. By closing streets to vehicle traffic for a short period of time, open streets programs aim...
Explore Alberta’s land use planning regions

Explore Alberta’s land use planning regions

Use our new interactive map to explore the seven regions outlined in Alberta’s Land-use Framework. The map and graphs show: Status of Alberta’s regional plans Population Area covered by the regional plan Human impact measure Number of business registered...
What can be done about smoke?

What can be done about smoke?

Forecasting and managing the health impacts of smoke from wildfires On average, there are around 8,000 wildfires in Canada every year – and each of those fires creates plumes of smoke that can travel across entire provinces. Summers in Alberta are becoming synonymous...
Webinar – The Value of Natural Infrastructure

Webinar – The Value of Natural Infrastructure

The Value of Natural Infrastructure Webinar on June 6, 1 pm   Prairies Regional Adaptation Collaborative Natural infrastructure can help municipalities advance adaptation to climate change. This webinar from the Prairies Regional Adaptation Collaborative will...
Exploring Alberta’s disaster risk

Exploring Alberta’s disaster risk

How communities can prepare for the worst The national Emergency Preparedness Week was held in early May, but that doesn’t mean that the steps to prepare for major emergencies are complete. Ongoing preparation and review of response approaches means municipalities...
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