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Implementation: Where Can your Municipality Go for Help?

In my last two blog posts, I’ve discussed the importance of effective implementation, and some of its challenges. I’ve also provided a case study exemplifying HSAL’s award-winning approach to implementation. Implementation is a strong theme this year in the planning profession, … Continue reading

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Implementation in Action: The Benefits Blueprint

As planners, we are agents of change.  We play a vital role in putting ideas into action so that tomorrow will be better from what is today.  We all know change is difficult and that it requires much more than … Continue reading

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Port Hope and Port Granby Projects Press Release – January 13, 2012

The Port Hope Area Initiative Management Office (PHAI MO) today received confirmation of funding from the Government of Canada, which will allow the Port Hope and Port Granby Projects to move forward into Phase 2. The Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister … Continue reading

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Resource Management – Co-Management

Adaptive co-management is an evolving approach for the governance of social-ecological systems. The concept of adaptive co-management comes from combining the on-going learning element of adaptive management and the relationship component of collaborative management in which rights and responsibilities are … Continue reading

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Adaptive Management: What does it mean for environmental management?

Adaptive management (AM) is one of those terms that you often see used in Environmental Assessments (EAs) and other environmental projects that require long-term planning and monitoring. So what exactly does it mean for resource managers and environmental assessment practitioners? … Continue reading

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Is Toronto Growing ‘Smarter’?

As of October, 2011 Toronto, according to Emporis a Frankfurt-based research company that tracks multi-story buildings, had 132 active high-rise construction projects, the most of any North American City, surpassing Mexico City’s 88 projects and New York City’s 86 projects. … Continue reading

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