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Managing Change: Considering the Relevance of Place Identity for Planning in British Columbia?s Communities in Transition. An Applied Research Case Study of Three Vancouver Island Communities.
(University of Waterloo, 2005)
Beginning in 1980, large forestry corporations in British Columbia began to rapidly downsize and restructure their operations. The combination of volatile international market conditions, increasing demands for environmental ...
Achieving Cultural Diversity in Wilderness Recreation: A Study of the Chinese in Vancouver
(University of Waterloo, 2003)
As Canada welcomes immigrants from around the world, planners increasingly strive for policies and initiatives that meet culturally diverse needs. In Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, park planners have directed more ...
Improving Consultation Measures at the Municipal Level
(University of Waterloo, 2007-04-18)
Consulting with the public on planning issues has become an endeavour formalized throughout Western democracies over the past half-century. However, there remains a dichotomy between the legislative minimums for this part ...
A GIS Approach for Evaluating Municipal Planning Capability: Residential Built Form in Markham and Vaughan, Ontario
(University of Waterloo, 2006)
This research describes a methodology for measuring built form patterns using spatial data and GIS that is amenable to the study of large geographical areas. This methodology was used to investigate the capability of ...
Planning for Community Health: A study of the Inuvialuit Region, NWT
(University of Waterloo, 2008-09-30)
Land use decisions can facilitate or hinder the creation of healthy communities and as such, the health and well-being of their residents. This research project has the goal of exploring the connections between land use ...
Visioning Diversity: Planning Vancouver's Multicultural Communities
(University of Waterloo, 2002)
The roles and responsibilities of planners in managing culturally diverse cities are beginning to be articulated in the literature. "Visioning,"as planners have used it in recent years, has the potential to help realize ...