A Community Guide to the Planning Process
By: Federation of Calgary Communities and the City of Calgary
Grant Number: 2007-36


Community associations have an important role to play in planning. They help to shape and communicate community goals and aspirations in both policy planning and implementation of plans. The purpose of the Guide is to help community volunteers deal with planning issues in an effective and rewarding manner. It is also hoped that the Guide will help to promote positive and productive working relationships among communities, applicants, City staff and all the players in the planning process. For a copy of the guide click here.

Grant #: 2007-36
Author: Federation of Calgary Communities and the City of Calgary
Year: 2009
Format: pdf

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Riparian Land Conservation and Management Policy
By: MD of Rocky View
Grant Number: 2007-33

As one of the fastest growing municipalities in Canada, Rocky View embarked on a Growth Management Strategy in order to facilitate sound land use and development decisions regarding community sustainability, resource management and the environment.

Grant #: 2007-33
Author: MD of Rocky View
Year: 2010
Format: pdf

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Overcoming Barriers to Sustainable Urban Development: Toward Smart Growth in Calgary
By: David Co roux, Noel Keogh, Byron Miller and Jesse Row
Grant Number: 2006-20

This policy brief examined the most current and cutting edge research on sustainable cities. It examines the principles of smart growth as a sustainable approach to urban sprawl. 10 key actions are identified to move Calgary on the road to smart growth.

Grant #: 2006-20
Author: David Co roux, Noel Keogh, Byron Miller and Jesse Row
Year: 2006
Format: hard copy

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The International Housing Coalition Case Study 3: Aboriginal Housing in Canada: Building on Promising Practices
By: Canadian Real Estate Association
Grant Number: 2005-23

This study entitled Aboriginal Housing in Canada: Building On Promising Practices was prepared as part of a series organized by the International Housing Coalition (IHC) for presentation at the World Urban Forum in June 2006.

Grant #: 2005-23
Author: Canadian Real Estate Association
Year: 2006
Format: hard copy

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People & Place
By: University of Calgary, Faculty of Social Work
Grant Number: 2005-04

This report was written by the People and Place project team. It addresses the primary purpose of the project – a business rationale and strategy for the development of a mixed-use affordable housing/business incubator liner building along International Avenue (17th Avenue SE) in Greater Forest Lawn.

Grant #: 2005-04
Author: University of Calgary, Faculty of Social Work
Year: 2007
Format: pdf

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The Wetaskiwin Comprehensive Housing Needs Assessment for the City of Wetaskiwin the County of Wetaskiwin No.10 and the Town of Millet
By: Seniors' Homes & Community Housing
Grant Number: 2004-34

This comprehensive housing needs assessment is designed to provide an overall strategy for Seniors’ Homes & Community Housing to follow in addressing affordable housing issues within the City of Wetaskiwin, the County of Wetaskiwin No. 10 and the Town of Millet.

Grant #: 2004-34
Author: Seniors’ Homes & Community Housing
Year: 2004
Format: hard copy

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Home Buyers’ Guide to Environmental Stewardship
By: Chinook Institute
Grant Number: 2003-35

The guide is a resource to inform prospective home buyers about the area’s environmental and lifestyle assets. It encourages environmentally responsible choices and stewardship actions relating to living in close proximity to wildlife and habitat corridors.

Grant #: 2003-35
Author: Chinook Institute
Year: 2003
Format: pdf

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Brownfield Redevelopment in Alberta: Analysis and Recommended Reforms
By: Jodie Hierlmeier for Environmental Law Centre
Grant Number: 2002-33

The fact sheets and report provide answers to common questions that land owners, real estate professionals, developers and community residents have about brownfields.

Grant #: 2002-33
Author: Jodie Hierlmeier for Environmental Law Centre
Year: 2006
Format: Fact Sheet 1 Fact Sheet 2

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