Vancouver Island (North) Chapter

The Planning Institute of British Columbia Vancouver Island North Chapter covers the central and northern sections of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, including the northern Gulf Islands.

Major cities and towns in the Vancouver Island North Chapter area include: Nanaimo, Duncan, Port Alberni, Tofino, Ucluelet, Courtenay, Comox, Campbell River, and more…

Contact the Vancouver Island North Chapter Executive:

Contact Name:  Courtney Simpson MCIP, RPP

Location:  Nanaimo, BC

Email:  islandnorth@pibc.bc.ca

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PIBC Vancouver Island-North 2016 Members Survey Results:

The results of the survey have been used to inform the Chapter's professional development goals and to develop Chapter events.

Click here for the full 2016 Member Survey PDF report.

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Vancouver Island North Chapter Events

Below is a listing of upcoming Chapter events and activities. To view individual event listings, click on the read more link. 

PIBC Vancouver Island-North Chapter – Young Anderson Legal Update Seminar
October 13, 2016 - 9:30am - 2:30pm
PIBC Vancouver Island – North Chapter presents…Young Anderson Legal Update Seminar Do you have a burning legal question? Then be sure to join us at the Courtenay Fire Hall to hear the latest in planning law and to network with other... > read more
PIBC Vancouver Island-North Chapter – Earthquake Recovery Presentation with Angus Bargh
July 19, 2016 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Angus Bargh, the former Chief Transport Planner for the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority based in Christchurch, New Zealand, will be at the RDN from 4.30 pm in the Board Chambers on Tuesday July 19th to share his... > read more
PIBC Vancouver Island-North Chapter – Planners Hike
July 23, 2016 - 9:30am - 11:30am
PIBC's Vancouver Island-North Chapter invites Island planners, families, friends (dogs are welcome) to join us for our 2nd hike in the beautiful Cowichan Valley! Interested hikers please RSVP and meet us at the parking lot on off Cobble... > read more
PIBC Vancouver Island-North Chapter – Planners Hike
June 25, 2016 - 9:30am - 11:30am
Cowichan Valley Planners are inviting PIBC North Vancouver Island Chapter Planners, families and friends to hike to the Cross on MT.Tzouhalem June 25th 9.30 am sharp. The Mt Tzouhalem Parking Lot is located a the end of Kaspa Road in the... > read more
PIBC - Vancouver Island (North) Chapter – Gerry Mulholland of GP Rollo & Associates on Land Economics
May 31, 2016 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm
PIBC Vancouver Island North Chapter presents: Gerry Mulholland of GP Rollo & Associates on Land Economics   WHEN: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 (1:30 - 4:00 PM), followed by optional social at the Lighthouse Bistro WHERE: Vancouver Island... > read more
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) – The Design Charrette & Public Program at the 2016 Festival of Architecture
June 10, 2016 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
We would like to encourage Planners in the North Island Chapter to attend the following event in Nanaimo: The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) conference is being held in Nanaimo June 8 - 11, 2016. We strongly encourage... > read more
PIBC Vancouver Island North Chapter – PIBC Vancouver Island North Chapter Winter Social
December 10, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Hello Planner Friends and Colleagues,  Tis the season to enjoy a bite and beverage with colleagues at our Annual Winter Social.  The PIBC Vancouver Island North Chapter invites you to toast 2015 on Thursday, December 10 from 5:30... > read more
PIBC Vancouver Island North Chapter – North Island Chapter Annual General Meeting
November 3, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
PIBC Vancouver Island (North) Chapter Is hosting its North Island Chapter Annual General Meeting that will be followed by:Key Note Address by award winning author Charles Montgomery Annual General Meeting DetailsDate: November 3, 2015Time... > read more
PIBC Vancouver Island-North Chapter – Urban Issues Film Festival
November 6, 2015 - 3:00pm - 9:00pm
PIBC Vancouver Island North Chapter – Thirsty Thursday
September 24, 2015 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Planner friends! It's been a while since our last Thirsty Thursday so please come and join us on Thursday evening September 24th to catch up with fellow Planners and professionals over a tasty bite and bevvy at the Craig Street Brew Pub... > read more