Project Experience

Age-Friendly Community Planning

In 2008, CMHC advised that Canadian communities are generally not prepared for an aging population.

Is your community ready?

Cost-effective planning process

Join the growing number of municipalities who are opting for a cost-effective planning process to become certified as an “Age-Friendly Community”. With our “eight to eighty” planning approach, we will help better position your community for solutions to housing, transportation, health, silver economy and social isolation needs.

Presentations

  • Age-Friendly Community Planning, Solutions for an Aging Society, Licensed Professional Planners Institute of Nova Scotia, 2017
  • Age-Friendly Community Planning, Creating Community-Based Solutions, Northwood, 2017
  • Age-Friendly Community Planning, Silver Economy Summit, 2016
  • Creating an Age-Friendly Community, Musquodoboit Harbour Chamber of Commerce, 2016
  • Creating an Age-Friendly Community, Public Health Agency of Canada Webinar, 2016
  • Creating an Age-Friendly Community, Beyond Zoning, NS Planning Directors Conference, 2016
  • Healthy Communities Panel, Canadian Institute of Planners National Conference, 2014
  • Cost Effective Strategies to Support Aging in Place, NS Seniors Commission AGM, 2014
  • Is Halifax Regional Municipality a Healthy Community? Capital Health Public Health Conference, 2013
  • Effective Planning and Design for Healthier Communities, Canadian Institute for Health Research Conference, 2013
  • Effective Planning and Design for Healthy Communities, Place and Health: Shaping the Built Environment of New Brunswick and PEI, 2012
  • Outlining CIP’s Healthy Communities Program, CIP National Conference, 2011
  • Healthy Canada By Design, CHET-net Works Fireside Chat Webinar, 2010
  • Affordable Housing and Mental Health, Manitoba Professional Planners Conference, 2009

Client

Date

Project/Role(s)

Municipality of Richmond County
2019
  • Age-Friendly Community Plan
Main Street Community Improvement District, Dartmouth
2017
  • Age-Friendly Community Plan
Victoria County Municipality
2017
  • Age-Friendly Community Plan
District of Chester Municipality
2016
  • Age-Friendly Community Plan
Town of New Glasgow and Municipality of Pictou County
2015
  • Age-Friendly Community Plan

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