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June 4, 2018  

APPI is pleased to announce an Order in Council on May 29, 2018 was approved as presented by Honourable Ms Gray, 171/2018 Professional and Occupational Associations Registration Act (section 14) - Makes the Professional Planner Amendment Regulation.

The amendments to the Professional Planner Regulation are:
• To amend Section 22 of the Regulation pertaining to the Service of notices, to allow for the electronic transmittal of certain notices to the Institute.  (There are a number of sections in the Act and Regulation that deal with specific types of notices, which will continue to require written notice and will not allow for electronic transmittal.) 
• To remove the Regulation’s June 30, 2018 expiry date.
• To strengthen the Code of Conduct with respect to public interest.

Land Use Planning Hub Launching

A new resource is launching this month for planners and planning practitioners involved with Alberta’s regional plans. Created by fRI Research with support from the Land Use Secretariat, the Land Use Planning Hub is an informal network that supports the implementation of Alberta’s regional plans by sharing information, stories and feedback.
Join the Land Use Planning Hub at Comments, feedback and request for resources can be submitted to Jeff Wiehler, website coordinator, at [email protected].

APPI Edmonton Events Committee presents - 'Legal Cannabis - A Growing Industry'

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM at the Edmonton Tower, Room 03-310, 3rd Floor Meeting Center, 10111 104 Avenue, Edmonton

Aurora Cannabis is one of the biggest cannabis companies in the world and they are poised to have a significant impact on the local economies of urban regions throughout Alberta as they open production facilities across the province. Aurora Sky, one of the largest cannabis production facilities, will soon open next to the Edmonton International Airport. Here to give us insight into this rapidly growing company and emerging industry are Shawn Parchoma, Manager of Government Relations and Nick Whitehead, VP Market Development of Aurora Cannabis.

This event qualifies for 1.0 structured learning unit.

Click here to register and pay online by noon on June 11th.







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CIP and MPPI invite you to the national conference, SOUL 2018, July 19-22 in Winnipeg. How can we incorporate, energy, spirit, vitality - and SOUL - into planning? Discover how and more here for information  and to register.

IAP2 Wild Rose - P2 Talks - Gender-based Analysis and Public Participation

June 14 at the University of Alberta Faculty Club, Edmonton.

For details and to register click here.



Save the date

June 23 - Edmonton Event - Wagner Bog Field Trip

June 27 - Calgary Event - Call of the Wetland Field Trip

June 14 - BC Recreation & Parks Association - Building Genuine Community Partnerships with Seattle's Jim Diers - to register for the live stream event click here


Employment Opportunities

Intermediate Planner

Posted: May 30, Wheatland County

Planning Officer

Posted: May 31,Sturgeon County

Senior Planner

Posted: June 1, Clearwater County


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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