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March 22, 2018  

Volunteer Opportunity! City of Edmonton’s Urban Design Working Committee Preparing Design Guiding Principles and Design Guidelines for Tall Buildings

APPI has been invited to put forward a representative to serve on the City of Edmonton’s Urban Design Working Committee tasked with preparing urban design guiding principles and design guidelines for tall buildings. The project team of internal and external stakeholders is scheduled to compete its project work by December 2018.

If you are a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) and interested in being considered as APPI’s representative, please send an email confirming your interest to the APPI Office along with cover letter addressed to MaryJane Alanko, APPI Executive Director, and a resume of no more than two single-sided pages by 3:00 PM, Thursday, April 5, 2018. Click here for the terms of reference.

APPI thanks all interested members for their willingness to represent their professional institute, however, depending on the number received, the final decision of one appointee will be determined by APPI Council.

APPI North - 'An overview of Indigenous Communities and Governments, Engagement Practices, and Relationship Building in NWT'

Thursday, April 5, 2018, 5:30 - 8:00 PM at the Dillon Consulting office, Suite 303 - 4920 47 Street in Yellowknife

Planners in the City of Yellowknife are invited to an event to hear two informative presentations on Indigenous Communities and Governments, Engagement Practices, and Relationship Building from both the consultant and intergovernmental experience. The presentations will be followed by a social.

Presenters:  Margaret Kralt from Dillon Consultants and Chris Hewitt from the GNWT
•             5:30 PM - arrive at Dillon
•             5:45-7:00 PM  - presentations
•             7:00-8:00 PM  - social at the Black Knight Pub
This event qualifies for 1.5 structured learning units. The event is free. Please contact Janelle Derksen for any inquires and please confirm attendance at [email protected] or 867-920-5672.

Reminder to Register! APPI Annual General Meeting and Education Sessions

The Annual General Meeting will be held in Edmonton on April 27, 2018 at the Delta Hotels Edmonton Suites. Click here for the agenda and to register.

If you are attending either one of the education sessions, please register separately for the AGM.

Education Session - 'Small Scale Development: A Finance Primer for Planners'

Friday, April 27, 2018, 8:00 -  11:30 AM. Click here for details and to register.

Education Workshop - 'Managing Assets for Sustainable Communities'

Friday, April 27, 2018, 1:30 - 4:30 PM Click here for details and to register.

2017 Compensation and Benefits Survey Summary

This notice gives an illustrated summary of the median salary increase since 2015, gender wage gap, comparison of the median salary, median salary range by years of experience and the stated gender of members who responded to the survey. The 2017 Compensation and Benefits Survey was designed to gather information regarding the demographics, job responsibilities, compensation and benefits of regulated members of APPI. Click here to access both the 2017 and 2015 surveys.







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The 2018 APPI Annual Volunteer Awards and Appreciation Celebration will be held on Friday, April 27 at the Lodge at Snow Valley in Edmonton. At this annual event APPI celebrates the contributions of APPI volunteers, recognizes newly certified RPP members, and acknowledges the recipients of the APPI Student, Legacy, and Volunteer Recognition Awards. Invitation letters are being mailed to all recipients.



Save the date


APPI Calgary Event - 'Development in Proximity to Rail Corridors; Risk-based Land Use Planning'

April 18, 2018 Details to be announced.


​The Alberta Association of Landscape Architects (AALA) and the NAIT Landscape Architectural Technology Program Presents: The High Level Line

March 28, doors open at 6:30 PM, presentation  7:00 - 9:00 PM at the Shaw Theatre, NAIT Main Campus, Edmonton. Click here to register.




Employment Opportunities


Posted: Mar 13, Dillon Consulting Limited

Planning Advisor - two positions
​Posted: Mar 13, Alberta Municipal Affairs

Posted: Mar 20, Town of Okotoks

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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