Planning, Research, & Policy

Our team of registered professional planners, community designers, social workers, legal analysts, policy experts and experienced researchers is fully equipped to respond to your planning, research, and policy needs. In communities close to home and around the world; we respond to real challenges with real solutions and identify the opportunities needed to make a real impact. We are also available to create training tools, translate legal policy documents for children, and work with you to create strategic engagement plans.  

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What We Do

We work with municipalities, indigenous communities, private industry, and non-profit organizations to get people engaged, connected, working together, and generating solutions which build better plans, strategies, and communities.

  • Affordable Housing Developments
  • Age Friendly Planning
  • Child and Youth Rights Development
  • Child Care Needs Assessments
  • Child-Friendly Policy Development
  • Child Rights Analysis
  • Collaborative Work with First Nations
  • Draft Policy
  • Homelessness Studies
  • Housing Needs Assessments
  • International Planning and Research
  • Official Community Plans
  • Policy Analysis and Research
  • Resilience Planning
  • Social Planning
  • Sustainability Research and Advocacy
  • Urban and Rural Municipal Planning
  • Write policy in child or youth-friendly language including animation and stories 

Current Projects

Fair Trade Africa

Revision of the current Children and Vulnerable Adults Protection Policy with the objective of developing a relevant, up to date Children and Vulnerable Adults Protection and Safeguarding Policy.

Plan and Save the Children International

Poster and Summary Version of the African Committee of the Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child working with African Committee of the Welfare or theRights Experts, community partners including children.

UN-Habitat

Mathare Youth Research Training on participatory research methods.

African Child Policy Forum

Development of a Child Participation Policy including initiatives related to child voice in issues related to climate change.

Past Projects:

Age-Friendly Planning

Age-Friendly Action Plan

Village of Harrison Hot Springs, B.C.

Child and Youth City Strategy

City of Surrey, B.C.

Age-Friendly Plan

Alberni Clayoquot Regional District, B.C.

Child Rights and Policy

World Humanitarian Summit

Save the Children & UNICEF

Housing and Homelessness

Affordable Housing Plan

District of Peachland, B.C.

Homelessness Action Plan

City of Abbotsford, B.C.

Harmony Living

CMHC Flex Housing Project

Past Clients and Partners

  • African Child Policy Forum
  • Alberni Clayoquot Regional District, B.C.
  • City of Abbotsford, B.C.
  • City of Chilliwack, B.C.
  • City of Pitt Meadows, B.C.
  • City of Surrey, B.C.
  • District of Peachland, B.C.
  • District of Summerland, B.C.
  • Fair Trade Africa 
  • Plan International 
  • Multi-Agency Partnership
  • Save the Children
  • Township of Langley, B.C.
  • UNICEF
  • Village of Harrison Hot Springs, B.C.