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February 7, 2017  

Professional Standards Board (PSB) 2017 Professional Exam Schedule

The spring exam will be on March 20, 2017 in Calgary at the Andrew Davidson Building, Edinburgh Room, 133 6 Avenue SE.

Eligible Candidate members will be advised by email and only those undertaking the PSB process, including completion of the Ethics & Professionalism Course and Test, and who have their Mentor and Work Logs approved by the PSB, are able to write this exam. Click here for registration and complete information.

APPI Volunteer Recognition Program - Call for Submissions

You have the opportunity to nominate one of your colleagues for the contributions that they have made to the Institute in one of the following two categories:
Outstanding Contribution to the Profession Award
Volunteer of the Year Award

Please forward the name of your nominee to the APPI office stating which award you are nominating the member for and include a succinct description of their contribution (250 words or less, referencing in what capacity they have served, such as committees, council, etc) by 3:30pm March 17, 2017. Submit your nomination via email to the APPI office at [email protected] Following the close of the nominations, the awards will be adjudicated by the APPI Volunteer Recognition Committee and the recipients will be honoured at the APPI Volunteer Celebration in Calgary on Thursday April 27, 2017. Click here for complete details.

APPI Council Call for Nominations

The APPI Nominating Committee is tasked with the duty of presenting the membership with a full slate of nominees for vacant positions on Council and is actively recruiting potential volunteers.
Regulated members, either Registered Professional Planners (RPP) or Candidate members, may nominate themselves or be nominated by others to serve on Council.
Click here for complete information. Click here for the APPI Nomination and Nominee Declaration Form, that must be signed by two Regulated members, neither of whom may be the individual nominated. Click here for the APPI Nominee Platform document.
All nominations must be filed with the Nomination Committee via the APPI Office on or before Tuesday February 28, 2017 by email, mail or fax.


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PLAN North West Call for Submissions

The editorial committee invites authors to submit general articles that will be published later in 2017 in Issue #4. If you have any questions or would like to discuss your idea about a proposed article please feel free to contact
[email protected] and one of our editorial committee members will promptly contact you!

New CPL Opportunities!

OPPI Digital Learning is an online library of resources that professional planners can use to support and claim their learning units. This is an online subscription service. Click here and go to the Digital Learning Quick Link.

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FireSmart Community Series
March 7 - 9, 2017 in Whitecourt.
Learn more about the FireSmart Community Series and register, here at https://www.firesmartcanada.ca/events/register-now-firesmart-community-series-2017

ALSA Tools and Municipalities Informational Webinar Series

Join the Miistakis Institute and partners to learn more about these planning tools currently enabled under the Alberta Land Stewardship Act (ALSA).


Transfer of Development Credits
Conservation Directives
Conservation Offsets
Conservation Easements

Please visit http://www.rockies.ca/tools.php to register.

These webinars qualify for structured learning units.

Employment Opportunities

 General Supervisor: Development and Zoning Services

Posted: Jan 28 City of Edmonton

 Junior Planner

Posted: Jan 31 Urban Systems, Kelowna, BC

 Planner I

Posted: Jan 31 City of Surrey, BC

 Senior Subdivision and Development Officer Planner

Posted: Feb 3 Town of Strathmore

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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