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100 Game-Changers in Canadian Planning: People

We congratulate the Canadian Institute of Planners on its 100th birthday!

During the month leading up to the Generation 2019 Conference in Ottawa, we are crowd-sourcing a list of 100 game-changers in Canadian planning that shape our communities. Join the discussion on Twitter, and watch this post for updates over the next month, culminating July 3-6 at Generation2019!

The categories are:

  • People
  • Policies/publications
  • Moments
  • Ideas
  • Challenges (past, present and future)


Below are the entries collected from our Strategists and discussion on Twitter. We are looking for influential people from past and present and from across the nation. Give us your suggestions by replying to this thread.

  • Jane Jacobs
  • Doug Ford
  • Mayor Nenshi
  • Mayor Iveson
  • Jean Drapeau
  • Jeanne Wolfe
  • David Hulchanski
  • David Crombie
  • Richard Florida and Jill Grant
  • Dalton McGuinty
  • Prof. David Gordon
  • Barbara Hall
  • Larry Beasley
  • Paul Bedford

Richard Florida and Jill Grant for their work on the creative class/economies/cities

Dalton McGuinty for expanding the notion of a region to include the Greater Golden Horseshoe.