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No.: PR3165
TITLE: Edmonton Metropolitan Regional Planning Commission fonds
CREATOR: Edmonton Metropolitan Regional Planning Commission
DATE RANGE: 1950 - 1972
HISTORY/BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH: In 1950, the Edmonton Regional Planning Commission formed to manage the growth of urban areas in the Edmonton and area district. In pursuit of their objectives, the Commission prepared proposals for local and provincial government, and analyzed the region under their management through the preparation of studies, reports, publications, and plans. In 1982, the Edmonton Regional Planning Commission became the Edmonton Regional Metropolitan Planning Commission (ERMPC) and managed a small area, more centralized within the Edmonton metropolitan area. In 1994, the ERMPC dissolved and the Capital Region Forum formed to manage planning in the Edmonton district.
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The fonds consists of material created by the Edmonton Regional Metropolitan Planning Commission including site plans created by the Commission in 1966 for the communities of Alcomdale and Mearns, Ardrossan, Glenevis, Magnola, Gunn, Kaunagh, Looma, Namoa, Nisku, Riviere Qui-Barre, Rochford Bridge, Rollyview, Sherwood Park, Sunnybrook, Tomahawk, Telfordville, Villeneuve, Calmar, Devon, Fort Saskatchewan, Leduc, Mayerthrope, Morinville, Stony Plain, Bon Accord, Breton, Entwistle, Gibbons, Legal, New Sarepta, Onaway, Sanguido, Thorsby, Spruce Grove, and Warburg; a map created by the Commission in 1964 displaying Edmonton and Environs; and a 1972 report created by the Commission entitled "Report of Market Areas and Service Centres Edmonton Regional Planning Commission Area."
ASSOCIATED MATERIAL: See the Battle River Regional Planning Commission fonds at the City of Wetaskiwin fonds.
GENERAL NOTE: Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from: Planning Canadian Regions by Gerald Hodge and Ira M. Robinson. "New Regionalist Metropolitan Action: the Case of the Alberta Capital Region Alliance" by Edward C. LeSage, Jr. and Lorna Stefanick. Presented at the Canadian Political Science Association meetings, Winnipeg, June 2004, available at: (Accessed Dec. 10, 2008).
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