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March 6, 2017  

APPI Calgary Event "Ending Homelessness in Medicine Hat: People, Planning, Policy & Politics"

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Registration: 11:30am Lunch, Presentation: 12:00 - 1:00pm
Location: Imperial Ball Room, Winston Golf Club, 2502 6 Street NE, Calgary, AB (formerly Calgary Elks Lodge)

Despite investments by all orders of government, Alberta’s communities continue to face issues of insufficient affordable housing and homelessness. This session, led by Jaime Rogers, will offer insight on resources to conduct a needs assessment for your municipality and success stories about growing the stock of social housing. Jaime Rogers, the Manager of Homeless and Housing at the Medicine Hat Community Housing Society. Click here to register and pay online.

International Women’s Day 2017 – March 8, 2017 is International Women’s Day 2017
Celebrating social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women.  In 2016, leaders across the world pledged to take action as champions of gender parity but the World Economic Forum predicts the gender gap will not close entirely until 2186.  What can you do to help forge a better working world – a more inclusive, gender equal world? For more information visit https://www.internationalwomensday.com.
APPI’s data on gender  representation in the Institute reflects that 39% of APPI’s Registered Professional Planners (RPP) are female and 61% are male, 43% of APPI’s overall membership is female and 57% is male, and of APPI’s Candidate members, 49.5% are female and 50.5% are male.


APPI Volunteer Recognition Program deadline to submit is March 17
APPI Student Awards & Scholarships deadline to submit is March 20
APPI Awards of Planning Excellence deadline to submit is April 24


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APPI Practitioner Course & Written Exam for Candidate Members
April 7 - 9, 2017 at the Executive Royal Hotel West Edmonton.
The course provides an opportunity to complete the written exam requirements in a collaborative setting over one weekend. Click here for detailed information.

Save the date

APPI Edmonton & Area Social
Friday, March 24, 2017 at Beer Revolution, 11736 104 Avenue, Edmonton. This reception is free and registration is not required. Click here for details.

APPI Annual Volunteer Celebration Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Winston Golf Club, 2502 6 Street NE, Calgary. 6:30pm Reception and Cash Bar, 7:00pm Dinner, 8:00pm Presentation.

APPI Annual General Meeting and Education Sessions
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Fort Calgary. Notice and registration details coming soon.

2017 Mountain Town and Resort Planners Summit
March 29 - April 1, 2017 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA


Planning Institute of BC 2017 Annual Conference "Equilibrium"

May 30 - June 2, 2017 Prince George, BC at the Prince George Civic Centre.

The conference has more than thirty diverse sessions, workshops, mobile workshops, tours and more! Click here for details and to register.


Employment Opportunities

Parks Planner II

Posted: Feb 17  Metro Vancouver

 Planner II - Development & Zoning Services

Posted: Feb 24 City of Edmonton

 Junior/Intermediate Project Planner

Posted: Mar 2 ISL Engineering and Land Services


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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