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Please be sure to include your full name, mailing address, phone number and the full title of the desired publication(s) when ordering. Send orders by email to ceu@dal.ca.

Publications

Cities & Environment Unit has developed and published several documents and materials over the years. We sell all publications on a cost recovery basis. All prices are subject to change. You will be billed for your order plus applicable taxes, shipping and handling. Invoices must be paid within 30 days by cheque or money order. We do not accept cash or credit.

2011

Newcomer Engagement Manual

Newcomer Engagement Manual: A Guide for HRM

The development of this Engagement Manual was informed by the findings from a two-year research study funded by the Atlantic Metropolis Centre (AMC). The study investigates how best to engage newcomers in planning as an essential component of integration.

Free Electronic Copy [pdf, 472 KB]

2010

Municipalities for Green Mobility Project

Municipalities for Green Mobility: A Guide to Action on Sustainable Transportation in Nova Scotia

Municipalities for Green Mobility toolkit is a joint work of Cities & Environment Unit and Ecology Action Centre. It is a resource designed to help municipalities plan for, and take action on, sustainable transportation.

Free Electronic Copy [pdf, 6.7 MB]

Saskatchewan Comprehensive Community-Based Planning Pilot Project

Saskatchewan Comprehensive Community-Based Planning Pilot Project: Phase 3 Community Plans

Three First Nation communities in Saskatchewan developed community plans for the final phase of the Comprehensive Community-based Planning pilot project. To date, the Standing Buffalo Dakota Nation and Lac La Ronge Indian Band Community Plans are available for purchase.

  • Standing Buffalo Dakota Nation Community Plan: $25.00
  • Lac La Ronge Indian Band Community Plan (2012)
  • Context document: $20.00

  • Lac La Ronge Indian Band Community Plan (2012)
  • Action document: $15.00

2009

Saskatchewan Comprehensive Community-Based Planning Pilot Project

Saskatchewan Comprehensive Community-Based Planning Pilot Project: Phase 2 Community Plans

Four additional communities in Saskatchewan were selected to develop Community Plans for phase 2 of the Comprehensive Community-based Planning pilot project.

  • Cowessess First Nation Community Plan: $25.00
  • Kinistin Saulteaux Nation Community Plan: $25.00
  • Muskoday First Nation Community Plan: $25.00
  • Pasqua First Nation Community Plan: $25.00

2007

Saskatchewan Comprehensive Community-Based Planning Pilot Project

Saskatchewan Comprehensive Community-Based Planning Pilot Project: Phase 1 Community Plans

Four communities in Saskatchewan were selected as pilot communities to extend a comprehensive, community-based approach to developing community plans within the region. Four plans were developed and are being implemented by the communities with the support of their local Tribal Councils and Federal Government departments.

  • Flying Dust First Nation Community Plan: (SOLD OUT)
  • George Gordon First Nation Community Plan: $25.00
  • Kahkewistahaw First Nation Community Plan: (SOLD OUT)
  • Shoal Lake Cree Nation Community Plan: (SOLD OUT)

2005

Old North End Community Action Plan: Saint John

Old North End Community Action Plan: Saint John

The Old North End Community Action Plan is the result of a five-day charrette process that brought together community members, business owners, politicians, youth, seniors, city officials and others to collectively determine the future direction of the neighbourhood.

$25.00

2003

First Nations Community Planning Model, 2nd Edition

First Nations Community Planning Model, 2nd Edition

The Model is a guide to planning in First Nation communities. It outlines steps, methods and products involved in the community planning process.

$15.00

First Nations Community Planning Workbook, 1st Edition

First Nations Community Planning Workbook, 1st Edition

The Workbook was developed to accompany the Model and is a guide to developing the specific products of each stage of the planning process.

$40.00

2002

New Waterford Downtown Revitalization Project

New Waterford Downtown Revitalization Project

The New Waterford Downtown Revitalization Project is a study of New Waterford, Cape Breton's Plummer Avenue and surrounding areas. It looks at the downtown's current features and presents ideas for its future development.

$20.00

Wagmatcook Community Development Plan

Wagmatcook Community Development Plan

A Community Development Plan outlining priorities, projects and community infrastructure for Wagmatcook First Nation in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

$20.00

Atlantic Canada: Pilot Community Plans

Atlantic Canada: Pilot Community Plans

Three First Nation communities were selected within the Atlantic Region to become pilot communities in which to test the Model. Over 18 months, community plans (in both document and poster form) were developed.

  • Abegweit First Nation Community Plan: $70.00
  • A Plan for Abegweit, a 40-minute documentary video, presents the community planning process in Abegweit First Nation: (SOLD OUT)
  • Metepenagiag Mi'kmaq Nation Community Plan: (SOLD OUT)
  • Pictou Landing First Nation Community Plan: (SOLD OUT)

Ideas for Developing a Community Planning Curriculum for Mi'kmaw and Maliseet Elementary Students

Ideas for Developing a Community Planning Curriculum for Mi'kmaw and Maliseet Elementary Students

Through research in the pilot communities, ideas for a planning curriculum in elementary schools were developed. The curriculum is a collection of planning exercises aimed at fostering learning and interest in community planning among First Nation elementary students.

$10.00

Case Studies: Volume 1, First Nations Community Planning Project

Case Studies: Volume 1, First Nations Community Planning Project

The Case Studies are a collection of success stories from First Nations communities in Canada and the United States.

(SOLD OUT)

A Guide to On-Reserve Housing Information

A Guide to On-Reserve Housing Information

The Guide to On-Reserve Housing Information was developed for CMHC as an index of available and housing information specific to First Nation communities.

(SOLD OUT)

2000

Tourism and Community Development: Case Studies

Tourism and Community Development: Case Studies

The Case Studies publication is an in-depth look at community development through tourism in several small communities in Nova Scotia and Brazil.

$15.00

Tourism and Community Development: An Approach

Tourism and Community Development: An Approach

Based on the Case Studies, this document is an approach to determining the appropriateness of tourism as an economic and community development tool for communities.

$15.00

Rural Studio Series

Rural Studio Series

Three documents were created as part of the First Nations Community Planning Model background research.

  • Wagmatcook: Ideas Toward a Community Plan: $15.00
  • Bear River Resource Project: $15.00
  • A Vision of the Future: Public Involvement in Community Planning: (SOLD OUT)

1999

Information Matrix

Information Matrix

The Information Matrix is an index of available and needed planning information specific to First Nation communities.

$5.00

Phase 2: Planning Resource Reference Book

Phase 2: Planning Resource Reference Book

The Planning Resource Book is a guide to the pertinent First Nations planning information identified in the Information Matrix.

(SOLD OUT)