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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]
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]
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.
Context document: $20.00
Action document: $15.00
Four additional communities in Saskatchewan were selected to develop Community Plans for phase 2 of the Comprehensive Community-based Planning pilot project.
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.
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.
The Model is a guide to planning in First Nation communities. It outlines steps, methods and products involved in the community planning process.
The Workbook was developed to accompany the Model and is a guide to developing the specific products of each stage of the planning process.
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.
A Community Development Plan outlining priorities, projects and community infrastructure for Wagmatcook First Nation in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
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.
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.
The Case Studies are a collection of success stories from First Nations communities in Canada and the United States.
The Guide to On-Reserve Housing Information was developed for CMHC as an index of available and housing information specific to First Nation communities.
The Case Studies publication is an in-depth look at community development through tourism in several small communities in Nova Scotia and Brazil.
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.
Three documents were created as part of the First Nations Community Planning Model background research.
The Information Matrix is an index of available and needed planning information specific to First Nation communities.
The Planning Resource Book is a guide to the pertinent First Nations planning information identified in the Information Matrix.