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 Alberta Smart Growth Report
By: Allan Bolstad for the Sierra Club of Canada
Grant Number: 2004-29

A report on Smart Growth in Alberta and steps needed to advance the smart growth principles.

Grant #: 2004-29
Author: Allan Bolstad for the Sierra Club of Canada
Year: 2005
Format: pdf

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Community Consultation in the Planning and Development Process
By: Anna Bubel for Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues
Grant Number: 2002-26


An overview of the community consultation process from idea inception through development completion. It also offers information, tools, resources and encouragement to enhance the process.

Grant #: 2002-26
Author: Anna Bubel for Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues
Year: 2003
Format: hard copy

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Redeveloping Calgary’s Post War Communities
By: John L. Brown, MRAIC for the U of Calgary, Faculty of Environmental Design
Grant Number: 1995-15

This paper examines the housing stock of post-war inner city neighbourhoods and proposes a future in which sensitive and economically viable re-use and redevelopment strategies can provide new and innovative housing alternatives for the Calgary market.

Grant #: 1995-15
Author: John L. Brown, MRAIC for the U of Calgary, Faculty of Environmental Design
Year: 1995
Format: hard copy

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We Build These Cities
By: Urban Development Institute
Grant Number: 1994-08

Education program which explores the roles played by private and corporate land development companies as they design, plan and build new residential communities. VHS tape

Grant #: 1994-08
Author: Urban Development Institute
Year: 1994
Format: hard copy

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