Links: CIP & Provincial Institute or Associations (PTIAs)

In order to participate fully in PSB's programs and services, you must be a member of a Provincial/Territorial Institute or Association (PTIA). Once you have registered with PSB, we will forward your information to your local PTIA, who will contact you regarding membership. For more information on the benefits of membership, and to learn about the opportunities in your area, please visit the appropriate PTIA from the list below:

Canadian Institute of Planners/Institut canadien des urbanistes

Atlantic Planning Institute/Institut des urbanistes de l’Atlantique (NL, NS, NB, PE)

Ontario Professional Planners Institute/Institut des planificateurs
professionnels de l’Ontario (ON):

Manitoba Professional Planners Institute:

SPPI - Saskatchewan Professional Planners Institute

Alberta Professional Planners Institute (AB, NT & NU)

Planning Institute of British Columbia (BC & YT)

Other Planning Links:

There are many other groups involved, either directly or indirectly, in planning in Canada and around the world.  The list below, while far from exhaustive, gives you a flavour of the many different planning stakeholders.  Please note that CIP maintains reciprocal agreements with two of the bodies listed below (from Australia and the US); potential Candidate members who are already accredited through one of the three can follow the special Reciprocal Agreement registration process with PSB.

Planning Institute of Australia*:

American Institute of Certified Planners*:

New Zealand Planning Institute:

Planning Accreditation Board:

Ordre des urbanistes du Québec:

Canadian Society of Landscape Architects/Association des
architectes paysagistes du Canada:

Engineers Canada:

Architecture Canada:

Canadian Association of Planning Students:

Association of Canadian University Planning Programs:

Canadian Urban Institute:

Federation of Canadian Municipalities:

International Society of City and Regional Planners:

Canadian Association of Certified Planning Technicians:


* Denotes an organization with which CIP has a reciprocal agreement.