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. 

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
SFU City Program – Giving Council a Piece of Your Mind: Writing Reports That Work
May 29, 2015 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sponsored by PIBC's Vancouver Island North Chapter SFU CITY PROGRAM in NANAIMOGiving Council a Piece of Your Mind: Writing Reports That Work This course is a practical course on writing reports. Many council reports are standardized; staff... > read more
PIBC Vancouver Island-North Chapter – Public Consultation – From Theory to Practice - SOLD OUT
January 29, 2015 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
Public Consultation – From Theory to Practice PLEASE NOTE: EVENT IS SOLD OUT JANUARY 29, 2015 Consulting with the public on a contentious issue can be tricky at best or downright frightening at worst.  This workshop is... > read more
PIBC Vancouver Island (North) Chapter – PIBC North Island Chapter Annual General Meeting & Winter Social
December 4, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Annual General Meeting Details Date: December 4th, 2014 Time: 6pm Place: Fibber Magees http://fibbermagees.ca/ Location: 321 Selby Street, Nanaimo  Draft 2014 AGM Agenda is provided at the bottom of this section. Some snacks will... > read more
PIBC North Island Chapter and VIU Geography Department – Equality in the City: Making Cities Socially Cohesive
November 7, 2014 - 2:45pm - 9:00pm
The 9th Annual Urban Issues Film Festival Presents “Equality in the City: Making Cities Socially Cohesive” Join us for a series of long and short films focusing on issues that affect all of us, and providing practical solutions such as do-... > read more
PIBC Vancouver Island-North Chapter – Family Summer Sizzler
August 17, 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
PIBC North Island Chapter Family Summer Sizzler Date: August 17th, 2014 Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm Location: Rathtrevor Provincial Park Day Use Area. (click here to download PDF map) This is a family-oriented member appreciation... > read more