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Friday, November 24, 2017 to Thursday, May 31, 2018

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Jun
14

Public Health and Planning 101: An Online Course for Public Health and Planning Professionals to Create Healthier Built Environment

Start/End Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 12:00 AM - Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:00 AM
District: Ontario

This free online course can be taken anytime and you can go through it at your own pace. The course format consists of short videos, exercises, interactive activities, supporting resources, self-assessments and takes approximately four hours to complete. 

 

The Ontario Public Health Association, OPPI and the Public Health Agency of Canada, have launched of a new online training program entitled, Public Health and Planning 101: An Online Course for Public Health and Planning Professionals to Create Healthier Built Environment. Developed by volunteers and staff and inspired by research and user feedback, this introductory level course is designed to bridge the gaps between both professions, as well as provide greater opportunities for developing collaborative partnerships to help create and foster healthy built environments.

This free online course can be taken anytime and you can go through it at your own pace. The course format consists of short videos, exercises, interactive activities, supporting resources, self-assessments and takes approximately four hours to complete.

For more information or to sign up for the course, click here!

Jan
05

OPPI Session in a Box – Call to Action

Start/End Date: Thursday, January 5, 2017 12:00 AM - Sunday, December 31, 2017 12:00 AM

 

OPPI is excited about the launch of Healthy Communities and Planning for the Public Realm – A Call to Action, which challenges planners, government, municipal departments, agencies, other related professionals, builders, developers, community groups and members of the public to make the public realm a focus in community building and placemaking efforts across Ontario.


OPPI is encouraging members to continue discussions on topics related to the public realm, and how they can help to create healthy communities. This template allows Districts to easily hold a session on the Call to Action without a lot of additional work. (You do not need an expert on this topic to run this session.)


Support materials for this one hour session (can easily be 90 minutes to give more time for discussion or condensed to 45 minutes for a lunch and learn format) include:


·        The Call to Action on the Public Realm 

·        A short video on the public realm that can be shown at the beginning of the session

·        PDF version of the presentation that is ‘ready to go’  

·        List of questions for participants to help guide discussion                                                              

 

For questions, please contact OPPI Director of Public Affairs, Loretta Ryan at 416.483.1873 or 1.800.668.1448 ext.226 or l.ryan@ontarioplanners.ca

Nov
28

Eastern District Kingston Winter Social

Start/End Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 6:00 PM - Tuesday, November 28, 2017 8:00 PM
District: Eastern District

Kingston Brewing Company
34 Clarence Street
Kingston, Ontario

 

Join us on Tuesday, November 28th, for an evening of reconnecting with colleagues, making new contacts and celebrating new Candidate and Full Members of OPPI.

The event will take place at the Kingston Brewing Company on Clarence Street in downtown Kingston. No registration required. Complimentary appetizers + cash bar.

Nov
30

Applied Project Management - November 30, 2017

Start/End Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 8:30 AM - Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:00 PM
District: Ontario

Global Knowledge Centre

2 Bloor St E, 31st Fl.

Toronto, ON   M5H 2V4

 

Course Outline: 

 

This one-day course provides learners with the opportunity to apply key concepts of project management by creating a project plan case study as part of a group. The case study will include all aspects of project management, including project charter, scope management, stakeholder management, and much more.

 

Although previous participation in the Project Management for Planners course is encouraged, it is not a prerequisite. Learn more about this course on OPPI’s Programs & Events page.

 

Attendees are encouraged to go green! Instead of providing printed resources, you are asked to bring a laptop/tablet. If you prefer paper resources, please contact OPPI

 

Course Instructor: 

 

Mark Snook is a professional facilitator & instructional designer with a strong background in adult learning principles having logged over 10,000 hours in leading classroom training.  He is passionate about life-long learning and brings this love of education and training to his development and design efforts.  Mark regularly facilitates multiple learning programs covering a broad spectrum of topics and is a leader in Customer Service and eLearning development, having Mark designed curriculum and facilitated sessions for public, private, non-profit and academic sector companies.  

Nov
30

Webinar- Ontario's Climate Change Adaptation Approach

Start/End Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 11:00 AM - Thursday, November 30, 2017 12:00 PM
District: Ontario

This webinar can be accessed by clicking on the following link:https://moecc.adobeconnect.com/onccadaptation

 

 

The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change is pleased to announce Ontario’s New Adaptation Approach, which builds the foundation for future provincial actions to prepare for the impacts of climate change.


The Ministry will be presenting the new approach through a free webinar session. To access this webinar, please click here:https://moecc.adobeconnect.com/onccadaptation


Following the session, the ministry will be circulating a survey to participants for feedback on the new adaptation approach and the climate change service needs in Ontario. One of the ways to participate in the survey is if you provide your email address when you log onto the webinar. You can also access the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AdaptOn

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our Adaptation team at: OntarioAdapts@ontario.ca

Nov
30

WLOD Adaptive Reuse of Shipping Containers

Start/End Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 1:30 PM - Thursday, November 30, 2017 4:30 PM
District: Western Lake Ontario District

Lock 3 Museum - Lockview Lounge
1932 Welland Canals Parkway
St. Catharines

 

Thursday November 30, 2016
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Refreshments and snacks will be provided

A seminar session exploring the reuse of shipping containers from the perspective of a home builder, Chief Building Official and planner.

Nov
30

Southwest District Annual Seasonal Social

Start/End Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:30 PM - Thursday, November 30, 2017 10:00 PM
District: Ontario

Springfield Golf and Country Club
2054 Gordon Street
Guelph, Ontario N1L 1G6

Join your OPPI colleagues in celebrating the festive season with our annual dinner and silent auction at Springfield Golf and Country Club in Guelph. With your registration, you will be asked to select your main course dinner preference. Options include roasted Pork Loin, Chicken Breast Supreme, or vegetarian. The Program Committee also welcomes contributions of silent auction items. All proceeds from the auction are donated to the OPPI Scholarship Fund.

Winners of this year’s OPPI Student Scholarship will be announced.

This event is open to all students, members of the Southwest District, and our non-member colleagues.

Dec
04

Western Lake Ontario District Annual Film Night and Holiday Social

Start/End Date: Monday, December 4, 2017 5:30 PM - Monday, December 4, 2017 9:00 PM
District: Western Lake Ontario District

Grain & Grit Beer Co.
11 Ewen Road
Hamilton, ON L8S 3C3

Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/dzBqhDdUKQp

Western Lake Ontario District is pleased to present a screening of "The Human Scale", a documentary film exploring human behavior in cities and necessity to build cities that are inclusive, intimate and conducive to human interaction.

Following the film, participants can tour Grain & Grit Brewery, a recently opened micro-brewery in Hamilton’s flourishing creative industry and food scene.

This event includes film screening, dinner, brewery tour (including optional beer tasting) and non-alcoholic beverages.

Dec
05

Eastern District - Livestream: A Primer on Bill 139

Start/End Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 12:00 PM - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 1:30 PM
District: Eastern District

Registration can be purchased by clicking this link:http://www.oppi.register.webcast.guru/events/171205/

 

The Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017 ("Bill 139") is now in the final stages of the legislative process and is expected to come into force in the very near future. Bill 139 will radically change the planning appeals process in Ontario and will replace the Ontario Municipal Board with a new tribunal, to be known as the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal which will have significantly different procedures and jurisdiction.

Do you have unanswered questions on what Bill 139 and OMB reform means to you as an RPP? OPPI’s Eastern District Leadership Team is pleased to invite you to join them for an exclusive livestreamed session on Bill 139 to learn about the impending changes to the OMB, and how these will impact your work in the short and long term.

This session will be facilitated by Emma Blanchard, a partner with Borden Ladner Gervais.

Registration fee is $5.00 plus HST for members and non-members. To register, please use the following link: http://www.oppi.register.webcast.guru/events/171205/

Dec
05

Eastern District Ottawa Winter Social

Start/End Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 4:00 PM - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 7:00 PM
District: Eastern District

Social Restaurant
537 Sussex Drive (Sussex and George)
Ottawa, Ontario

 

Join us on Tuesday, December 5th, for an evening of reconnecting with colleagues, making new contacts and celebrating new Candidate and Full Members of OPPI.

The event will take place at Social Restaurant on Sussex Drive in Ottawa's Byward Market. Complimentary appetizers and cash bar. 




Cancellation Policy for OPPI Events

  • Full refund: requires a minimum of one month's notice
  • 75% refund: requires 2-4 weeks' notice
  • No refund: if less than 2 weeks' notice


Cancellation Policy for Partnered Events

  • Please contact the partnered organization directly