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Eleanor Mohammed with the Canadian Institute of Planners says for a homebuyer, a great place or a great neigbourhood will meet their own distinct needs. Supplied photo

Oct. 11, 2016 | CREBNow

Q&A with Eleanor Mohammed, Canadian Institute of Planners

Talking everything from what makes a great community to the favourite room in her house

What defines a great place? A mix of housing? A popular neighbourhood haunt? Walking and biking paths?

CREB® recently sat down with Eleanor Mohammed, president of the Alberta Professional Planners Institute and a director for the Canadian Institute of Planners, which organizes the annual Great Places competition. Here's what she had to say:

CREB®Now: Tell us a bit more about the Great Places competition?


Aug. 01, 2013 | CREBNow

Local Initiatives Awarded

Two Calgary initiatives were recognized at the July 29 council meeting after earning recognition both nationally and internationally.

Firstly Mayor Naheed Nenshi recognized the Bow to Bluff Initiative, which earned a reward for New and Emerging Planning from the Canadian Institute of Planners. Bow to Bluff is a citizen-led initiative to create great public places in the city starting with the public corridor along the Sunnyside LRT line between the Bow River and McHugh Bluff.

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