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August 21, 2018  

Volunteers required for consideration as APPI's nominees to the Calgary Planning Commission (CPC)

APPI has been invited to put forward non-binding nominations for potential appointment to the CPC. If you are a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) and interested in being considered as one of APPI’s nominees to serve on the CPC, please send an email to the APPI office confirming your interest and attach a cover letter addressed to the Chair of the Commission and a personal resume of no more than two single-sided pages by August 28, 2018.

Rescheduled! APPI Edmonton Event - Mill Creek Ravine - Accidental Beach Bike Tour

Date to be determined.

Volunteers Wanted for the PSB's Professional Examination

In 2016, the Professional Standards Board (PSB) changed its Professional Examination from an essay-style exam to a multiple-choice format.  The PSB continues to administer this exam to 150+ candidates per year. In order to maintain the rigour of the Professional Examination, we wish to add some new questions to our questions bank to include in future sittings. We are looking for volunteers who are APPI members in good standing for 7+ years (must be RPP) to provide support for this initiative. The PSB thanks those who responded to our call for volunteers in 2017 and looks forward to working with another group of volunteers over the coming months.
 
In order to achieve a sustainable question bank for years to come, the PSB and its Professional Education and Examination Committee would like to confirm your interest and advise you of the next steps in the process. We are asking volunteers to confirm their interest in contributing to this initiative by emailing Nzinga Brown at
[email protected].

 

FireSmart Community Series - Working Towards a Resilient Alberta

October 2 - 4, 2018

MacDonald Island Conference Centre, Fort McMurray, Alberta

Every two years, the Alberta Wildfire Management Branch puts on the FireSmart Community Series. This event brings municipal and Indigenous community leaders, fire departments, mitigation experts and government staff together to network and learn about the innovative approaches to the FireSmart program that are taking place across Alberta.

Over the last two years, Fort McMurray Forest Area staff and our Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo community partners have demonstrated incredible resilience as they navigate their recovery process, from a FireSmart perspective. We are extremely pleased to host the Community Series in Fort McMurray, as it will provide the opportunity to showcase the incredible work that is taking place, across all seven FireSmart disciplines.

For more information contact [email protected] or visit

https://www.firesmartcanada.ca/events/firesmart-community-series-2018-fort-mcmurray-ab

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Invitation: Celebrate International PARK(ing) Day
 
September 21, 2018
In Calgary, Downtown Core, Centre Street SW
You may submit an application to participate in PARK(ing) Day by August 24 by emailing your application form and submission requirements to [email protected]
Click here for more information.
 
 
Save the date
Downtown St. Albert Walking Tour
 
Saturday, September 15, 2018
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Join the Planning Branch with the City of St. Albert and other city staff to hear about what’s happening in the downtown core.  
The tour will be approximately one km with multiple stops.
 
Land Use Management in Alberta - Understanding the Impact of the Land-use Framework and Alberta Land Stewardship Act of Planning
 
Brownlee will be presenting this session in both Edmonton and Calgary. Details and registration will posted shortly.
 
Edmonton on September 11 at the UofA Faculty Club
 
Calgary on September 19 at the Danish Canadian Club
 
We are planning for this presentation to be hosted in Red Deer as well.

 

Employment Opportunities
Public Engagement Advisor
Posted: Aug 9, City of Edmonton
 
Planning Policy Advisor
Posted: Aug 14, Alberta Municipal Affairs
 
Manager, Development Planning & Safety Codes
Posted: Aug 14, Parkland County
 
Senior Public Engagement Advisor
Posted: Aug 16, City of Edmonton
 
Senior Planner
Posted: Aug 17, County of Grande Prairie
 
 
 
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Sherwood Park, AB T8H 2T1
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Phone: 780.435.8716
Toll Free: 888.286.8716
Fax: 780.452.7718

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