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February 8, 2018  

APPI Council Call for Nominations

The term of office for three members of APPI Council will conclude at the next Annual General Meeting and nominees are required to fill these Councillor positions. In addition, nominees are required for the position of President Elect which consists of a four-year term commencing April 27, 2018, and includes one year as President Elect, two years as President and one year as Past President.

All nominations must be filed with the Nomination Committee via the APPI office on or before Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Click here for details and the Councillor nomination form.


PLAN North West Call for Submissions

Did you know that PLAN North West accepts submissions for a broad range of topics in various formats? We invite you to consider submitting:

  • Book reviews
  • Travel experiences
  • Lessons learned
  • Planning history
  • Presentation summaries
  • Research results

The length of submissions can vary between 500 - 2000 words. In addition, you may propose an idea or abstract to the Editorial Board to receive feedback and support before submitting a complete piece.

Share your valuable experience with your colleagues and submit today! [email protected] The preparation of a submission can be used for CPL structured learning units. 

In Memory of Wes Candler

Wes Candler passed away on February 1, 2018. Mr. Candler was a 
dedicated member of APPI since 1974 and served as president in 1993/1994. He was instrumental in working on the application to the province to create AACIP (now APPI) under POARA, to gain the RPP right to title. Before his consulting career, Wes worked for the City of Edmonton for many years. In 2007, Wes Candler was bestowed the honour of Outstanding Service to the Institute for his contributions as a Founding Member of AACIP.

APPI Calgary Events Committee presents - 'IAP2: Changing Engagement for a Changing City' 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

The Danish Canadian Club in Tivoli Hall, 727 11 Avenue SW, Calgary

Join Jane Purvis, RPP, public engagement advisor with the City of Edmonton, who will review the history of P2 at the City of Edmonton, the context of the Council Initiative, the process, the results and preliminary outcomes.

To register and pay online, click here.

This event qualifies for 1.0 structured learning units. Click here for the poster.




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Planning Awards of Excellence Call for Submissions

Click here for detailed information and the application form. The deadline is 3:30 PM April 30, 2018.

Student Scholarship and Award Call for Submissions

Click here for detailed information and the application forms. The deadline is 5:00 PM February 23, 2018.




Save the date



University of Calgary Student Association 'Studio Crawl'

February 28, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Join EVDS planning students for an informal networking event and showcase of student work. Industry members can tour the area, view the studios and talk with students. There will be a cash bar, snacks and a rapid-fire ping pong tournament. Click here for the details and to register for the tournament.

Cities and Climate Change Science Conference

March 5 - 7, 2018 Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton

EPCOR and the City of Edmonton will host a free public stage and deliver more than 20 presentations, performances and films. For detailed information and to register click here

APPI Annual General Meeting, Education Session and the 2018 Volunteer Celebration!

April 27, 2018 in Edmonton. Details to be announced.



Employment Opportunities


Downtown Revitalization Manager

Posted: Feb 2, City of Lethbridge

Development Policy Planner

Posted: Feb 2, Town of Banff


Alberta Professional Planners Institute

PO Box 3099
Sherwood Park, AB T8H 2T1

Phone: 780.435.8716
Toll Free: 888.286.8716
Fax: 780.452.7718

email: [email protected]

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