Training & Implementation Support

From hour-long sessions to multi-day training workshops,
we offer support to increase the capacity of organizations
in a range of areas, including:

• Structured Decision Support
• Local Economic Development
• Comprehensive Community Planning (CCPs)
• Climate Change Adaptation
• Sustainable Tourism
• Non-market Compensation /Valuation
• Program Evaluation (value-based and participatory)

All training programs are customized to fit client needs. We have also developed guidebooks, toolkits, curriculum and planning support materials as part of our training and capacity-building work. As a part of our capacity building work, we also provide additional implementation support including grant applications, coaching and organizational development, and policy development.

Download our Training and Capacity Building Brochure.


Training:
 Interested in training or capacity building? Contact us.


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Guidebooks, Toolkits and Publications

Planning for Climate Change: A Values-based, Strategic Approach for Urban Planners
UN Habitat

Promoting Local Economic Development through Strategic Planning
UN Habitat

Local Economic Development in Practice
UN Habitat

Health Impact Assessment of Transportation and Land Use Planning Activities Guidebook and Toolkit
Metro Vancouver

Promising Pathways: Strengthening Engagement and Relationships with Aboriginal Peoples in Parks Canada Heritage Places
Parks Canada

Governance Orientation Toolkit for the Northern Shuswap Tribal Council
Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

A Path Forward: A Resource Guide to Support Treaty First Nation, Regional District and Local Government Collaboration and Planning
Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation

Shaping Active, Healthy Communities – Community Leaders Guide
Heart and Stroke Foundation

Active Transportation in Canada: A Resource and Planning Guide
Transport Canada

Urban Naturalization in Canada: A Guidebook for Canadian Municipalities
Evergreen Canada

A Kid’s Guide to Building Great Communities: A Manual for Planners and Educators
Canadian Institute of Planners

Awards

The Health Impact Assessment of Transportation and Land Use Planning Activities Guidebook
2016 Planning Institute of B.C. Silver Award for Excellence in Planning Practice in the category of Research and New Directions in Planning

Planning for Climate Change: A Values-based, Strategic Approach for Urban Planners
2015 Planning Institute of B.C. Silver Award for Excellence in Planning Practice in the category of Research and New Directions in Planning
2011 Canadian Institute of Planners Award for Excellence in Planning – Planning Publications (Honorable Mention)

A Path Forward – A Regional Planning Toolkit
2013 Canadian Institute of Planners Planning Excellence Award in Planning Publications

Promoting Local Economic Development through Strategic Planning
Canadian Institute of Planners 2007 Award for Planning Excellence in Economic Development