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Canadian Institute of Planners

Canadian Institute of Planners
Abbreviation CIP
Formation 1919
Legal status Active
Headquarters Ottawa, Ontario
Region served Canada
Official language English, French

The Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) is a professional organization in Canada for those involved in land use planning.

Founded in 1919, its primary aim is "the advancement of responsible planning throughout Canada".

Membership includes a number of services including:

  • a quarterly magazing entitled 'Plan Canada'
  • annual awards for planning excellence
  • annual national conference
  • online information and services.


  • Great Places in Canada 1
    • 2011 1.1
    • 2012 1.2
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Great Places in Canada

Since 2001 the CIP has published an annual list of the best "places" in Canada in three categories, streets, neighbourhoods, and public spaces.

2011 [1]

Great Streets
  1. Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC
  2. Ottawa Street (Textille District), Hamilton, ON
  3. Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK
Great Neighbourhoods
  1. Petit Champlain, Quebec, QC
  2. The Hydrostone, Halifax, NS
  3. Snaw-Naw-As (Nanoose First Nation), Lantzville, BC
Great Public Spaces
  1. The Forks, Winnipeg, MB
  2. Evergreen Brick Works, Toronto, ON
  3. Pippy Park, St. John's, NL

2012 [2]

Great Streets
Great Neighbourhoods
Great Public Spaces

See also


  1. ^ "2011 Winners". Canadian Institute of Planners. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Announcing the Winners of Great Places in Canada!". CIP. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 

External links

  • Official website
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