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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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Strategy to Implementation: Getting From Here to There

One of the most challenging aspects of strategic planning (public or private) is implementing the plan – realizing the vision, goals and objectives set-out in the plan. There are numerous private sector studies that show a feeble relationship between strategy … Continue reading

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Five Screenwriting Rules to Improve Your Writing

I’m currently enrolled in a fiction screenwriting course through Ryerson University’s Chang School of Continuing Education. Part professional development, part exercise in creativity, practicing the art of screenwriting is helping me to hone my communication skills, and is pushing me … 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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Port Hope Project Update

The Port Hope Area Initiative (PHAI) Port Hope Project is an ongoing clean up and remediation project in the Municipality of Port Hope. It involves moving approximately 1.2 million cubic metres of contaminated soil to an engineered mound at the … Continue reading

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Switching On Private or Community-Based Solar Projects

The benefits of solar power are compelling: environmental protection, economic growth, job creation, diversity of fuel supply and rapid deployment, as well as the global potential for technology transfer and innovation. Hardy Stevenson and Associates Limited (HSAL) served as a … Continue reading

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