November 9, 2023

New podcast episode: Edmonton Zoning Bylaw with Trevor Illingworth

EPISODE 3- WE'RE BACK! What's the deal with Edmonton's Zoning bylaw renewal? Join ALI's Aysha Wu and City of Edmonton City Planner Trevor Illingworth to learn all about zoning, the bylaw renewal and what's next for zoning in Edmonton. For more information on the zoning bylaw renewal check out these resources from the City of Edmonton Bylaw Renewal Library Zoning Bylaw Renewal Initiative City Plan…

October 26, 2023
The History of Solar in Alberta Webinar

Solar Alberta’s the history of solar energy: Past, present and our uncertain future

Renewable energy in Alberta has been a hot issue in the news, particularly following the Government’s announcement in August of a 7 month moratorium on the development of renewable energy. The government stated that the moratorium intends to address concerns about land use from municipalities and land owners. The backgrounder about the AUC pause and inquiry can be read here. In response to the announcement,…

October 13, 2023

International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction: Risk Communication

Scorching summer temperatures and smoky skies have increased Albertan’s awareness of natural disaster risk. However, a lack of effective risk communication in the province may be keeping Albertans from understanding the extent to which natural disasters may impact their lives and what action they can take. As part of its endorsement of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Canadian…

September 22, 2023
Alberta Land Institute Call for Proposals

2023 Call for Proposals for Research Grants

The Alberta Land Institute is excited to announce a Call for Proposals for its research grants competition. Open Date: September 22, 2023 Deadline: December 1, 2023 Funding: Maximum of $50,000 per year Project Period: Up to three years Open to: All researchers* Research Areas: Water Licensing Alberta Carbon Sink Potential Sustainable Agriculture: Amidst the Changing Climate Open *Researchers must…

July 1, 2023
Dr. Sandeep Agrawal, Professor and Associate Dean Earth & Atmospheric Sciences and Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

ALI Welcomes A New Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sandeep Agrawal as the new leader of the Alberta Land Institute effective July 1, 2023.  Sandeep joins us from the School of Urban and Regional Planning at the U of A, where he served as Professor & Director and Associate Chair, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences. Sandeep is an urban and regional planner and his research interests include land use planning…