Tools & Resources

Browse the PlanH resource library of publications by category below.

For more PlanH resources visit the following sections:

Provides examples of local governments acting on the built environment.
– Built Environment and Active Transportation (BEAT)

The heart of the Social Sustainability Strategy is the people of Burnaby; which is about working with community members to develop a plan that would meet their needs and allow them to achieve a prosperous, higher quality of life.

Burns Lake’s Active Transportation Plan capitalizes on community qualities and tourism potential.

The Agriculture Now Plan will help the City of Campbell River and partner organizations grow a resilient agriculture sector in Campbell River. It is intended to drive food production, attract new farmers, increase the value of the local farm economy, and draw existing and new residents into the agriculture sector. Success in building a viable agriculture sector in Campbell River provides other towns with similar attributes with a model and approach for attracting investment to the community.

Guidelines and resources for the physical activity needs for all family members. Includes links to promote healthy living.

– Healthy Families BC

CMHC offers numerous resources about building and design, green building, affordable and accessible housing development.

- Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Social Enterprises and Co-ops (businesses owned by a non-profit) are tools for the provision of health services,  employment and training or other non-profit missions.   The guide walks you through each stage of the development path with many useful worksheets and resources.  

- SERA Community Ventures

A resource designed to help people in the public sector and in the community to understand how to link community experience to the policy-making process.

Provides ideas about how to understand the public policy process, build capacities to link community experience to public policy, and influence public policy.

– Health Canada: Population and Public Health Branch (Atlantic Region) 

L.I.F.E

The L.I.F.E. program serves as an effective mechanism to coordinate and collectively promote affordable and accessible recreation services in all thirteen local governments within the CRD.

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