RDI Director, Bill Ashton, representing Brandon University will participate in the Manitoba Planning Excellence Awards initiative as a jury representative for the 2013 Awards.
The Manitoba Planning Excellence Awards acknowledge individuals, organizations, companies and Manitoba municipalities and planning districts in their efforts to enhance communities through innovative and high quality planning initiatives. The Awards promote outstanding planning practice deliberately guided by and supporting sustainable development principles in Manitoba communities. This includes planning processes, as well as products, that support well-being by design. Sustainable development principles as described by the Manitoba Round Table on Environment and Economy can be found here: www.gov.mb.ca/ia/plups/pdf/pgsd.pdf