Innovative Land Management

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Alberta is changing before our eyes. More people are living in the province than ever before, and as they come here to build lives, raise families, and find futures, the landscape shifts around them.

Changes on the land often lead to evolutions in policy, so to support better land management, the Alberta Land Institute provides impartial, academic research to inform policymakers, stakeholders, and the public about important land use issues.

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Dr. Eran Kaplinsky comments on proposed city charters

October 11, 2016

The Government of Alberta has recently presented plans to provide the cities of Edmonton and Calgary with city charters, granting them governing abilities unique among municipalities…

ALI Panel at the AAMDC Fall Convention

September 6, 2016

Regional and municipal planning in Alberta is set to change this fall, as the provincial government seeks to implement its new Modernized Municipal Government Act (MGA) ––…

Publishing Their Work: Two Graduate Students Publish About their ALI Research

August 15, 2016

One of ALI's priorities is to help train a new generation of researchers in disciplines related to land use planning. Numerous articles have been published by graduate students…