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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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News from the CSLA

CSLA Bulletin  
This Month’s Headlines:

National Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Survey 

Join the Task Force on Equity and Diversity in the Profession 

Professor Peter Jacobs Honoured with the 2020 Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture 

Main Street Design Challenge Releases Online Playbook

LACF News – October 2020

In this month’s bulletin:

Summary of decisions from the September 2020 LACF Board Meeting  

Call for Submissions: LACF 2021 Annual Grants  

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CSLA Bulletin

CSLA Bulletin  

This Month’s Headlines:
CSLA Releases Statement on Equity and Diversity in the Profession  

CSLA Releases Statement on Reconciliation and the Profession  

CSLA Board Meeting Updates – September 10, 2020  

Order of Precedence for Title Designations 

CSLA-OALA 2021 Congress Call for Abstracts


Design, Speculate, Postulate, Question, Research, Theorize, Explore
This year, the Annual Grants Jury is calling for projects that push beyond the boundaries of everyday practice.
They are open to submissions exploring new design theories, speculations about new landscape interventions, questioning the current norms of practice, and arguing for new areas of research and professional development, as well as submissions seeking to expand the traditional areas of landscape research.
Deadline: Friday, November 13, 2020
Learn more about eligibility, submission guidelines, and evaluation criteria here:
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Call for Content – Atlantic Canada Projects

APALA is always looking for photos and stories of Atlantic Canada landscape architect projects.

We are asking for submissions of images of landscape architecture projects from our APALA members.  Please e-mail images to with locations and credit to the photographer.  These images will be posted to APALA social media accounts (Facebook & Instagram) over time to highlight the contributions that our landscape architects have made through creation of vibrant communities, protecting natural environments, and the promotion of green infrastructure.

CSLA Bulletin – August 2020

CSLA Bulletin

This Month’s Headlines:

• Infrastructure Canada: Investing in COVID-19 Community Resilience
• Post a Job Opportunity on the CSLA’s Job Board
• Main Street Design Challenge: The deadline for Cycle 2 is almost upon us!
• CSLA Executive Director Michelle Legault on COVID and the association
• L|P Magazine wins an EXCEL award for General Excellence

LAF News – August 2020

Apply to be part of the 2021-2022 Cohort
The $25,000 LAF Fellowship for Innovation and Leadership is a unique opportunity for mid-career and senior-level landscape architects to explore, research, develop, and test big ideas that will bring about positive change and expand the impact of landscape architecture. Participation in the fellowship also cultivates transformational leadership and intergenerational mentorship.
The next cohort will run from spring 2021 to spring 2022 with 3-4 fellowships awarded through a competitive application process based on a proposed project. Over the course of the fellowship year, selected Fellows dedicate approximately 3-months’ time to their proposed project and participate in three 2.5-day residencies in Washington, D.C., as well as monthly calls.
Application materials are due September 15.

1) Watch the LAF Fellows’ presentations from our annual Innovation + Leadership Symposium, the culmination of their year spent exploring big ideas.

2) See four of the 2019-2020 Fellows discussing their leadership journey and answering questions about their projects on Instagram Live.

3) Meet the 25 senior level, mid-career, and emerging landscape landscape architects selected as LAF Fellows since the program launched in 2016.


News from the LACF – August 2020

In this month’s bulletin:

Help LACF Support the Profession during this Unprecedented Time

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CSLA Bulletin

CSLA Bulletin  
This Week’s Headlines:
The Summer Excellence issue of LANDSCAPES | PAYSAGES is now available online! 
Updated Reciprocity Agreement Signed by 9 Landscape Architecture Associations 
Equity and Diversity Resources Page 
Nastaran Moradinejad, BCSLA, AALA, CSLA, Appointed Chair of the Canadian Landscape Standard Steering Committee 
CSLA Board of Directors meeting decisions 
Approval of the 2021-2023 CSLA Strategic Plan
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