Spring Heritage Workshop

A Statement of Significance is a document that explains why a historic place is important and identifies the features of the place that should be preserved. Using case studies and a virtual exercise, workshop participants will learn how to assess a historic building’s heritage value, identify its character defining elements, and communicate this information in […]

Heritage Standards and Guidelines Workshop

It is necessary to properly maintain heritage buildings, and sometimes to make changes to them. This workshop will discuss best practices for this work, including striking a balance between heritage requirements and economic feasibility. Participants will be introduced to the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada, a nationally recognized manual that guides decisions […]


Join us in the beautiful mountain town of Whistler for Elevation 2.0, where planners and community builders from across the country will once again come together to share ideas, ask questions, and learn from diverse perspectives. This year's conference is an opportunity to spur conversations and collaborations on key planning issues that have been hampered […]


Delta Regina 1919 Saskatchewan Dr, Regina, SK, Canada

The 2022 SPPI Conference will be held at the Delta Hotel in Regina, Saskatchewan on September 26 & 27. Preliminary Program Now Available! Thank you to all of the speakers who put forward abstracts for our consideration. Schedule may be subject to change. Registration is NOW OPEN! Go to our SPPI Conference page to save […]

Moving Saskatoon Forward: Getting Inspired by Sustainable Transportation

Author and urbanist Taras Grescoe will be providing a free public presentation on Thursday, November 24th at the Roxy Theatre, at 7 pm. Taras Grescoe is the author of Straphanger and other books/articles on sustainable public transportation and good urbanism. The event is funded by the college's Role Model Speaker fund, the Department of Geography and Planning, and […]

Creating Inclusive and Livable Communities Through Mapping and 3D Analysis

Join ESRI Canada for this free webinar and earn 1 CPL Unit! Esri Canada and SPPI are pleased to partner to deliver this webinar focused on inclusive and livable communities. Topics will include housing affordability initiatives, both at the National and Provincial level, and discuss the relevance of these strategies for planners as they work […]

Climate Change Adaptation Training for Prairie Region Planners

Registration Now Open! Course starts January 16th The Climate Risk Institute (CRI), in partnership with the Canadian Institute of Planners, All One Sky Foundation and Wallace Insights, developed a training program that brings in-depth climate change adaptation and resilience training to the Professional Planning audience in the Prairies Region. This online training is broken up […]

Meewasin Valley Authority & A National Urban Park

The Professional Development Committee of the Saskatchewan Professional Planners Institute will be hosting a Lunch Time Virtual Speaker Series throughout the summer and fall months. The series will feature presenters from the 2022 SPPI Conference, in case you missed their presentation. The first session will be next Wednesday, July 5th. Additional presentations will be advertised […]

2023 SPPI Conference

Registration Now Open! Head to our Annual Conference Page for more info!

Evaluating and Protecting Neighbourhood Character

Date: October 18, 2023, 12:05- 12:50pm LUs: 1 LU Speakers: Alan Wallace, Aastha Shrestha and Adefemi Adegeye from the City of Regina will be available for the Q&A session at the end. The Professional Development Committee of SPPI is hosting another Lunch Time Virtual Speaker event as part of a series of events that began […]

Climate Change Adaptation Training

The Climate Risk Institute, the All One Sky Foundation and Wallace Insights, are excited to deliver this training program that brings in-depth climate change adaptation and resilience training to the Professional Planning audience in the Prairies Region. Training modules have been customized for Planners across the Prairies presenting regional information on climate change trends and […]