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02/26/2021
Order of Precedence for Title Designations

The CSLA has created guidelines to provide full (regular) members with guidance on the order of precedence for their various designations.  More information can be found here

02/26/2021
News from the CSLA

This month’s headlines:

LAAC Seeks Evaluators to Review Canadian Landscape Architecture University Programs  
CSLA Tri-Council Funding Task Force Successful in Getting a Landscape Architecture Disciplinary Code (February 2021)  
LARE Prep Webinars – 2021  
Call for Volunteers for CSLA’s 90th Anniversary Task Force  
Summary of the Decisions of the Last CSLA Board Meeting (January 27th, 2021)  
CSLA Celebrates Black History Month CSLA Bulletin  

Check out the CSLA’s events calendar to find virtual and in-person events from across the country!  Events Calendar

01/27/2021
The Winter 2020 “Trees” issue of L|P is now available online!

Everywhere is urbanized now. And the need for urban infrastructure seems to be diametrically opposed to what trees and living systems need to flourish. How can we bring these two opposite conditions together, perhaps in a way that they could even reinforce each other? Can we bring some of these qualities into the city, instead of having to leave the city to find them?
 
We brought together six of the top minds in landscape architecture to talk about the role of trees in an LA’s work, and in our society – read what they, and a forest of other LAs, ecologists, and other tree “experts” contributed in the Winter 2020 issue of LANDSCAPES | PAYSAGES. 
 
UPDATE TO LANDSCAPES | PAYSAGES, WINTER 2020 ISSUE
 
After we released our Winter 2020 (Trees) issue for delivery, we discovered that a key article, “UNE ÎLE, UN PARC ET SON ARBRE”, had a number of important updates that did not make it into the hard-copy issue. Fortunately, we have been able to revise this article in our digital issue – both in the original French version and in the English translation contained in LP+. We apologize to readers and those involved with Park Jean Drapeau for any confusion, and encourage all readers to visit the updated issue, by clicking on the following links.

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01/27/2021
LACF Bulletin

This month’s headlines:
 
– Reminder: Apply for the LACF Indigenous Scholarship in Landscape Architecture Deadline: Feb 1, 2021 

– Inaugural Frederick Gage Todd National Scholarship in 2021 Deadline: Friday, May 3rd, 2021 

– LACF Virtual Awards Meet and Greet for 2020 Student Winners
 
                                                          Read more

01/27/2021
Halifax Complete Streets Guideline – Update

HRM is updating the Halifax Complete Streets Guidelines (commonly called the “Red Book”). This is the guideline to design of municipal infrastructure, primarily streets. They are seeking input from external stakeholders and welcome any feedback. 
 
Comments must be returned by February 9th or sooner to be incorporated into this update. Comments and questions can be directed to Shannon O’Connell (contact information below).

If you would like to review the documents, please contact Laura Willman and she will forward to you. 
 
 
Shannon O’Connell, MASc, P.Eng.
PROGRAM Engineer, Development Engineering
INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING
 
HΛLIFΛX
T. 902.476.2917
halifax.ca

 

11/30/2020
CSLA-OALA Congress 2021 to be held Virtually

Meet your Colleagues, Celebrate Your Profession and Get Informed from the Comfort of Your Chair!

The CSLA-OALA Congress Planning Committee will be offering the 2021 Congress via an online platform for the first time in the history of the Congress.

The Committee reviewed a number of factors and decided that due to the current global climate and the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, the CSLA-OALA 2021 Congress will be held completely virtual in May 2021.

We are excited to plan an accessible online program that will offer education, engagement and networking to landscape architects all across the country! Save the travel time and accommodation costs, and still gain all the benefits of this exciting annual event.

We are currently negotiating with service providers and the volunteers to ensure we offer the highest quality virtual experience to our members.

Please continue to visit the Congress website as we will post an updated program in the coming weeks!

11/29/2020
L/P Fall 2020 Issue

Given today’s global challenges, collaborative effort is a necessary response, more effective than working in isolation or competition. Interestingly, woman practitioners feature prominently in all of these stories of collaborations.

Discover how collaboration not only makes for great projects, but has become even more important in our Covid-world – all in the Fall 2020 issue of LANDSCAPES | PAYSAGES.

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11/06/2020
News from the LACF

In this month’s bulletin:
Presentation of 2019 SALA/LACF Scholarship 
LACF Indigenous Scholarship in Landscape Architecture
REMINDER: Annual Grants Program Deadline Approaching
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10/30/2020
CSLA Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Shares a Common Theme with the Speech from the Throne

In August of 2020, for the fourth year in a row, the CSLA submitted a brief to the Standing Committee on Finance.
 
The CSLA’s recommendations recognize the emergencies we currently face and support both the economic recovery from COVID-19, as well as climate change adaptation and net-zero targets. These crucial actions will go a long way to ensuring that Canada maximizes its resources in these challenging times. 
 
Read the brief by clicking the link: Learn more  

10/22/2020
Frederick Gage Todd Designated as a Person of National Historic Significance by the Government of Canada

Frederick Gage Todd Designated as a Person of National Historic Significance by the Government of Canada  

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, today recognized Frederick Gage Todd as a person of national historic significance.   Click the link below to read more about the decision.

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