Reader’s Aid

Too many abbreviations, acronyms and definitions to remember? Here’s a quick guide to help out.

ACRWWC – Alberta Capital Region Wastewater Commission

AUMA – Alberta Urban Municipal Association

CRB – Capital Region Board

CRWMAC – Capital Region Waste Minimization Committee

CUTA – Canadian Urban Transit Association

DARP – Downtown Area Redevelopment Plan

FCM – Federation of Canadian Municipalities

ICLEI. – (pronounced “ick -ly”) International Council for Local Environmental Initiative

NGO – non-governmental organization

P3   – Public-Private Partnerships, also known as ‘PPP’

PCP – Partners for Climate Protection

PPP – Public-Private Partnerships

Transit Village – ICLEI term meaning heavily regulating vehicular use and eventually curtailing it completely.

Urban Village – ICLEI term encouraging packing as many people as possible into as small a living space as possible.




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