PIBC Central North Chapter: Food Security Webinar Series (1 of 3)
PIBC Central North Chapter
February 1st 2023
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PST

Click here to view the PIBC Central North Chapter's Food Security webinar series on PIBC's YouTube channel (3 webinars).

Presentations (PDF)
Who's at the Table presentation - Christine Callihoo RPP, MCIP, MSc
Local Food System Planning - Dr Rob Buchan RPP, MCIP, PhD

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The PIBC Central North Chapter is pleased to present a three part webinar series on Food Security. Each webinar is eligible for 1.50 CPL units.

Webinar #1: February 1, 2023 (12-1:30pm) 
Food security and RPPs as food policy champions

The focus of this webinar is enabling and supporting food security in the communities we serve.


- Robert Buchan, PhD, RPP, FCIP, City Manager and City Planner for Prince Rupert and Adjunct Professor, SFU + co-author: “Local Food System Planning: The Problem, Conceptual Issues, and Policy Tools for Local Government Planners”, Institute of Urban Studies, 2015.  

Robert will provide an overview of the “Local Food System Planning: The Problem, Conceptual Issues, and Policy Tools for Local Government Planners” and gaining an understanding regarding the change process. Robert will also share the food security work happening in the community of Prince Rupert.

- Christine Callihoo, MSc NREM, RPP, Sr. Community Climate Resilience/Adaptation Planner; PhD Student in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies Program, UNBC; Adjunct Professor, School of Resource and Environmental Management, SFU

Christine will provide an overview and results from the research project ‘Who’s at the Table: An Exploration of Community-Based Food Security Initiatives and Structures in a North-Central Canadian Context’.  This research project was led by Dr. Booth, in partnership with Dr. Healey, UNBC.  The presentation will focus on research results specifically relevant to registered professional planners (RPP).



All three sessions to be moderated by Christine Callihoo, MSc NREM, RPP, Sr. Community Climate Resilience/Adaptation Planner.


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