M.C.P., University of Manitoba
B.A. (English literature), University of Manitoba
Registered Professional Planner (RPP)
Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP)
Urban Idea Centre
Manitoba Zoning Officials Association
A home-grown Manitoban, Martin has over 20 years’ experience as an urban planner in Western Canada. His consulting practice (SPAR Planning) focuses on neighbourhood planning, community development, and urban design—with an emphasis on enhanced community engagement methods. Recent work includes preparation of a neighbourhood planning service delivery framework for the City of Regina, a heritage conservation district policies and procedures primer for the City of Winnipeg, and coordination of several neighbourhood plan and zoning by-law initiatives. He has also served as a sessional instructor at the University of Winnipeg (Political Studies Department) and the University of Manitoba (City Planning Department).
CITY 7470 Professional Planning Practice (2014 - present)