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PIBC 2015 Annual Conference - Beyond Borders - Thank You!!

Posting Date: 
April 16, 2015 - May 1, 2015

Thank You To Everyone Participated in the PIBC 2015 Annual Conference - Beyond Borders!

PIBC's 2015 Annual Conference - Beyond Borders - unfolded over two spectacular days, April 16-17, 2015, at the Washington State Convention Center, and the Sheraton Seattle Hotel in downtown Seattle, Washington. Special thanks to the hundreds of attendees, presenters and speakers, volunteers, sponsors and supporters who made it such a great success - Thank you!

Thank You! PIBC 2018 Annual Conference: The Game Plan (Victoria, BC)

Posting Date: 
February 28, 2018 - June 1, 2018
Thank you to everyone who joined us in Victoria!

Thank you to everyone who joined us in beautiful Victoria, BC, May 29th to June 1st for the PIBC 2018 Annual Conference: The Game Plan! This year's conference - generously presented by Young Anderson Barristers & Solicitors - was headquartered at the Victoria Conference Centre in downtown Victoria.

PIBC Announces Winners of 2017 Awards for Excellence in Planning and Individual Achievement

Posting Date: 
June 2, 2017 - July 2, 2017

The Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) is excited to announce the winners of its annual Awards for Excellence in Planning and Individual Achievement. The 2017 winners were formally presented at the PIBC 2017 Annual Conference – Equilibrium – on Thursday, June 1st, at the Prince George Civic Centre in Prince George, BC.

PIBC Climate Action Task Force - Climate: A Call To Action

Posting Date: 
February 28, 2017 - May 1, 2017

Climate change is occurring, including due to greenhouse gas emissions from the use of fossil fuel to heat buildings, fuel transportation, as a by-product of waste and land uses such as agriculture. Planning plays a key role in both its reduction and in the introduction of adaptation measures to address climate impacts already underway.

While climate change has been around as an issue for many years and most planners are aware of it, many struggle to put solutions into action in their work for a variety of reasons.

PIBC Announces Winners of 2016 Awards for Excellence in Planning and Individual Achievement

Posting Date: 
June 2, 2016 - June 30, 2016


The Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) is excited to announce the winners of its annual Awards for Excellence in Planning and Individual Achievement. The 2016 winners were formally presented at the PIBC 2016 Annual Conference – Planning Unfiltered – on Thursday, May 12, at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort & Conference Centre in Kelowna, BC. 

Congratulations to New CIP Fellows

Posting Date: 
May 31, 2016 - July 8, 2016

We at PIBC are thrilled to extend our congratulations and best wishes to all the new Fellows named by the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP). CIP bestows the title of Fellow, which is the highest honour a planner in Canada can receive. The recipients will be formally recognized at the joint Canadian Institute of Planners and L'Ordre des urbanistes du Québec's national planning conference, Accent on Planning, held in Quebec City on July 6, 2016.

Particular congratulations to the four members from PIBC who have been named as Fellows this year:

PIBC Announces Winners of 2015 Awards for Excellence in Planning and Individual Achievement - Congratulations!

Posting Date: 
June 10, 2015 - June 19, 2015

JUNE 11, 2015 (Vancouver, BC) – The Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) is excited to announce the winners of its annual Awards for Excellence in Planning and Individual Achievement. The winners will be formally presented at PIBC’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday, June 18, at the Oceanic Plaza in Vancouver, BC.

In Memoriam - Dr. Ira Robinson FCIP (1924-2015)

Posting Date: 
May 10, 2015 - June 5, 2015

Dr Ira Robinson

It is with great sadness that the Institute acknowledges the passing of Dr. Ira Robinson FCIP (Ret.) on April 28, 2015, in Victoria. Dr. Robinson was a founding member of the Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) in 1958, and was inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Planners in 2002.

Metro Vancouver Transportation & Transit Referendum / Plebiscite - Get Involved!

Posting Date: 
March 18, 2015 - May 17, 2015

PIBC encourages members to get informed and get involved in this important process. Voting by mail-in ballot has started

As many PIBC members are aware a referendum / plebiscite is being conducted in the Metro Vancouver region regarding funding for the region's transportation and transit plans. Voters in the region are being asked to endorse a funding approach to provide ongoing financial support to implement the Mayors' Council plan for Metro Vancouver's transit and transportation system.

Environment Canada - Consultation on SARA Listing Process for Terrestrial Species 2014 and 2015

Posting Date: 
January 27, 2015 - October 15, 2015

Environment Canada is committed to working with interested parties to ensure the protection of species at risk and their critical habitats and is seeking comments on the potential impacts of amending Schedule 1, the List of Wildlife Species at Risk under the Species at Risk Act (SARA).

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