Ontario Professional Planners Institute

Ontario Professional Planners Institute

May 16, 2016 15:02 ET

Media Advisory: David Crombie to Be Made an Honorary Member of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 16, 2016) - David Crombie will be made an Honorary Member of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) at a luncheon reception being hosted at Queen's Park on May 18, 2016.

Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Location: Committee Room 230, Main Legislative Building, Queen's Park
Speakers: Hon. David Crombie
Peter Milczyn MPP, Etobicoke-Lakeshore
Andrea Bourrie, RPP, President, OPPI

OPPI believes that it is important to recognize the work of people who are not planners who show an extraordinary interest in the planning profession and contribute substantially to healthy and sustainable communities. By recognizing the efforts of people like Mr. Crombie, the Institute is acknowledging the valuable contributions of those outside of the planning profession. Further information on OPPI's Honorary Members can be found at: http://ontarioplanners.ca/Who-We-Are/Honorary-Members

The Institute will also be profiling at the reception the importance of planning and planners in the Province of Ontario and in support of this, the Professional Regulation efforts that are being undertaken.

OPPI is the recognized voice of the Province's planning profession. Our almost 4,500 members work in government, private practice, universities, and not-for-profit agencies in the fields of urban and rural development, community design, environmental planning, transportation, health, social services, heritage conservation, housing, and economic development. Members meet quality practice requirements and are accountable to OPPI and the public to practice ethically and to abide by a Professional Code of Practice. Only Full Members are authorized by the Ontario Professional Planners Institute Act, 1994, to use the title "Registered Professional Planner" (or "RPP"). www.ontarioplanners.ca

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