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1. Call for Sponsors – CSLA 2014 Congress

The CSLA’s 2014 Congress and 80th Anniversary will be held in Ottawa, May 29-31, 2014. The theme of the 2014 Congress is:    climates | adaptations | landscapes

The theme focuses on the role of adaptive planning and design in advancing resilience and preparedness in landscapes and in communities faced with the challenge of changing climate.  The deadline is January 24th, 2014.

CLICK HERE for further information and to download the Call for Abstracts.

2. National Urban Design Awards – Call for Submissions Deadline is 13 February 2014

RAIC, the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), and the CSLA are pleased to announce a Call for Submissions for the 2014 National Urban Design Awards. Winners from existing urban design awards in select cities will automatically be submitted to the National Urban Design Awards. Any individual or organization in any Canadian urban municipality can submit a project.

CLICK HERE to learn more  

3. CSLA Needs Help to Build the Pool of Speakers for the Speakers’ Bureau

Eighteen speakers are now featured on the CSLA Speakers’ Bureau. Visit the Speakers’ Bureau page of the CSLA website to find out who has registered and how you can become a registered speaker. This is your opportunity to get involved with the CSLA!

CLICK HERE to learn more

4. LACF Grant Application Deadline is 22 November 2013

For 2014, grants up to $10,000 are available to CSLA professionals, educators or others seeking to explore or question an issue or particular interest they believe to be crucial to the profession or to the landscape.

In addition, two grants of $2,000 each are offered to graduate students pursuing their thesis or final project for work whose study focus is in keeping with the mandate of the Foundation.

CLICK HERE to learn more

5. Member Discount on Shelley Boyd’s, Garden Plots: Canadian Women Writers and their Literary Gardens

McGill-Queen’s University Press is pleased to announce the publication of Shelley Boyd’s Garden Plots: Canadian Women Writers ad Their Literary Gardens. Boyd explores the use of the garden motif in the works of five authors: Susanna Moodie, Catharine Parr Traill, Gabrielle Roy, Carol Shields, and Lorna Crozier. With works spanning the nineteenth to twenty-first centuries, these writers reveal the associations between the arts of writing and gardening, the evolving role of the female gardener, and the changes that take place in Canada’s literary gardens over time.

McGill-Queen’s University Press is offering an exclusive 20% discount for a limited time (until January 1, 2014). Please visit and enter the discount code: BOYDSH13 to obtain the rebate.



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