links

tourism

Tourism and Travel Research Association, www.ttracanada.ca, dedicated to advancing the quality and effectiveness of tourism research and marketing.

Newfoundland and Labrador tourism, www.newfoundlandlabrador.com, the official provincial tourism promotion web site.

Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador, www.hnl.ca, dedicated to the development and promotion of the tourism sector in Newfoundland and Labrador.

culture, heritage and the arts

Department of Canadian Heritage, www.pch.gc.ca, responsible for programs promoting Canadian content, cultural participation and connection.

Association of Cultural Industries, Newfoundland and Labrador www.acinl.ca, a province-wide organization of artists and cultural workers, fostering growth of the cultural sector.

Shallaway, Newfoundland and Labrador Youth in Chorus, www.shallaway.ca, a globally acclaimed youth choir dedicated to choral excellence, youth leadership development and celebration of cultural diversity.

community planning

Canadian Institute of Planners, www.cip-icu.ca, a collaborative federation that advances professional planning excellence across Canada.

Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Municipalities, www.municipalitiesnl.com, representing 281 municipalities; dedicated to improving local governance and sustainability.

Atlantic Planners Institute, www.atlanticplanners.org, an association of professional planners throughout the Atlantic Provinces of Canada.

economic planning

Rural Development Network, Canada, www.rural.gc.ca/Rural, aimed at improving the ability of rural communities and regions to compete in the global economy.

Creative City Network of Canada, www.creativecity.ca, an organization of people employed by municipalities, transforming communities through culture.

Creative Economy Network, www.creativeclusters.com, UK-based, aimed at development of creative enterprise and a cluster approach to developing the creative economy.

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Successful communities will be those that respond to new paradigms around resource management, climate change, declining rural populations and the evolution in design from suburban-style to more diverse communities.