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August 19, 2020  

APPI Virtual Coffee Break Sign up for tomorrow's Session! 'Open Topic'

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Click here to register.

Given the interactive nature of the Virtual Coffee Break, this activity may be deemed to be structured, but the expectation is that members adjust the time reported to reflect the portion of time dedicated to learning, versus the social component.


APPI 2020 Virtual Conference - Member Registration Fee, only $125, includes unlimited access to the conference webinars for one year by delegates only.

On September 21-23 join us virtually for the 2020 APPI Virtual conference: BEYOND SUCCESS: GROWTH BY FAILURE.

Registrations for the online conference is limited so register early! Conference registration includes complimentary access to all session recordings for one year and the recordings will NOT be available to non-delegates. All sessions qualify for structured learning units towards meeting your Continuous Professional Learning requirements.

Register by August 31 and you will be entered to win a free full registration for our 2021 conference! 

Click here to access the registration web form. and to view the session descriptions.

Sponsorship Program

Click here to view our Sponsorship Package and have your company highlighted at the conference. Contact the Conference Sponsorship Chair, Kent Snyder, RPP, MCIP at [email protected] with your interest!

We are eager to undertake this new conference format – and hope you are, too. See you online!

Your Conference Co-Chairs,
Tyson Boylan, RPP, MCIP
Spencer Croil, RPP, MCIP

APPI Webinar - Register Now!
Who Are These People and Why Are They Yelling at Me -The Art and Science of Managing Large Angry Public Meetings

Thursday, September 3, 2020
12:00 - 1:00 PM via GoTo Webinar
Fee is $35 and includes a hard copy of Dave’s book. Click here to register prior to August 20 and APPI administration will distribute the books prior to the webinar. As one of Canada’s top facilitators, Dave Hardy RPP has directly experienced what goes right and wrong when difficult public decisions need to be made by politicians, governments, agencies and corporations.  

This webinar qualifies for 1.0 structured learning unit.

APPI Call for Volunteers

APPI has been invited to put forward non-binding nominations for potential appointment to the Calgary Planning Commission and the Calgary Urban Design Review Panel.

If you are a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) and interested in being considered as one of APPI’s non-binding nominations to serve in one of these capacities, please send an email to the APPI office confirming your interest and attach both a cover letter and a personal resume of no more than two single-sided pages by 3:00 PM on Thursday,  August 27, 2020.

Click here for the Calgary Urban Design Review Panel terms of reference.  
APPI thanks all interested members for their willingness to represent their professional institute, and Calgary City Council has expressed a desire to receive multiple nominations for these positions.  The final selection of appointees will be made by Calgary City Council.




































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CAP Awards
Commonwealth Association of Planners Awards for Outstanding Planning Achievement in the Commonwealth 2020 Call for Submissions.

Deadline is 24:00 hours UK time, August 23. 

Survey Results – Second Homes Study – Dalhousie University Graduate’s Master’s Thesis
Farzana Karim, a 2019 graduate of Dalhousie University, as part of a Master’s Thesis, did an online survey from September 2017 to April 2018 whose purpose was to find out to what extent current municipal planners perceive second homes/rental homes as an issue for municipal planning and emergency management. The full text of the thesis is now available online and can be downloaded at Dalspace of Dalhousie University:

Calgary PARKING(ing) Day
We are now accepting applications for PARK(ing) Day
Submission deadline: August 21, 2020
PARK(ing) Day Installations (aka the event): September 18-20, 2020
Two (2) $1,000 grants are available for artists, students and citizens. Visit for more details. 

Save the date
APPI Virtual Coffee Breaks
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Click here to register.
CIP Webinar Schedule
Click here for times, fees and to register.
Employment Opportunities

Chief Executive Officer/ Director of Planning
Posted:Jul 30 Palliser Regional Municipal Services

Senior Planner - Current Planning
Posted:Aug 4 City of Beaumont

Zoning Enthusiast
Posted: Aug 11 PLATeIA Planning

City of Calgary Boards Commissions Committees Call
Posted: Aug12 City of Calgary


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

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