Planning Canadian Communities

Paperback | April 19, 2013

byGerald Hodge, David Gordon

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Planning Canadian Communities is the nation's standard survey textbook on community planning. It provides a comprehensive view of the needs, origins, contemporary practices, and future challenges in planning Canadian cities, towns, and regions. The text describes the history of community planning in Canada, how it works today and who participates in it. The 6th edition includes three new chapters on neighbourhood plans, infrastructure and planning for diverse and healthy communities.

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Planning Canadian Communities is the nation's standard survey textbook on community planning. It provides a comprehensive view of the needs, origins, contemporary practices, and future challenges in planning Canadian cities, towns, and regions. The text describes the history of community planning in Canada, how it works today and who...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 10 × 7.88 × 0.62 inPublished:April 19, 2013Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176509828

ISBN - 13:9780176509828

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Part One: The Foundations of Canadian Community PlanningChapter 1: The Need for Community PlanningChapter 2: The Beginning of Today's CitiesChapter 3: 19th Century Foundations of Canadian CommunitiesChapter 4: Pioneering Community Planning in Canada, 1900-1950Chapter 5: Planning for the Exploding Metropolis, 1950-2010Part Two: Community Plan-Making in CanadaChapter 6: Steps in the Plan-making ProcessChapter 7: Focus on the Natural and Built EnvironmentChapter 8: Planning Regional and Metropolitan CommunitiesChapter 9: The Urban Community Plan: Its Characteristics and RoleChapter 10: Planning for Canada's Small Towns and Northern AreasPart Three: Planning for People & Places in the CommunityChapter 11: Neighbourhood and District PlansChapter 12: Planning Infrastructure Systems to Connect CommunitiesChapter 13: Planning for Diverse and Healthy CommunitiesPart Four: Participants and Participation in Community PlanningChapter 14: Deciding about Upon the Community PlanChapter 15: The Texture of Participation in Community PlanningPart Five: Implementing Community PlanningChapter 16: Land-use Regulation Tools for Plan ImplementationChapter 17: Policy Tools for Plan ImplementationEpilogue: Future of Community Planning in CanadaChapter 18: Community Planning in Canada and the Future