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Urban Planning in the Waterloo Region
An analysis of the key forces of change and trends in urban and regional planning in Canada's Waterloo Region.
# 106487 | 2,133 words | 6 sources | APA | 2008 | US


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Description:

This paper discusses the key forces of changes and trends in Canada, particularly in the Waterloo Region, in the area of urban and regional planning practice. The paper takes into account changes in the local and national economy, demographics, sociology, culture, technology and population growth, politics institutions and environment. It discusses the importance of urban planning representing the community in all its elements of age, culture, gender and race. The paper contains graphs and tables.

Table of Contents:
Introduction
Key Trends
Economics
Infrastructure
Marketplace Cycles
Global Marketplace
Technology
Environment
Political-Institutional
Socio-Cultural
Demographics
Implications
Summary and Conclusions

From the Paper:

"The Waterloo Region should be planning for the public interest. As discussed above, in a metropolitan area such as the Waterloo region, planners should represent the various segments of the population as a whole, in age, culture and occupation. In the case of planning for the region, demography becomes the guide for the future. Those who represent the citizens must share the interests of both residents and commercial interests, and create a long-range plan which benefits the community both fiscally and in quality of life. These planners must account for differences in interests among neighborhoods, individuals and developmental forces. Accounting for the values and facts that face them and challenge them will help them make wise decisions. Both the public and the private sectors must be represented and accommodated in future plans."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Beaupre, P. Turcotte, P. and Milan, A. (2001). When is junior moving out? Transitions from the parental home to independence. Statistics Canada. Catalogue No. 11.008.
  • Canada's Technology Triangle. (2008). Where business is heading. The City of Waterloo. Retrieved January 30, 2008 from http://www.city.waterloo.on.ca/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabID=1037
  • Chen, S. (2003). Trade and Investment in Canada's Services Sector: Performance and Prospects. Office of the Chief Economist. Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. Retrieved January 30, 2008 from http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/eet/research/TPR_2002/18-en.asp.
  • City of Waterloo (2006). Plan it! Key Facts and Trends 2006. Waterloo, Canada: Policy Development.
  • Schaan, M. (2007). Demographic Change in Canada: Making Sense of Trends and Drivers. 16 Oct 2007. University of Waterloo: The Workplace. Retrieved January 30, 2008 from http://72.14.205.104/search?q=cache:PzElNcWjY4IJ:www.2017.uwaterloo.ca/media/Waterloo%2520Demographics%2520Deck%2520--%2520Final%2520--%2520MAS.PPT+Waterloo,+Canada+demographics&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=4&gl=us.

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