NEWSROOM Archives

Archive of Press Releases

Seasons Greetings
Friday, December 16, 2016

Dear Friends and Members of LACF-FAPC, 

It has been a very fruitful year for the Foundation.  We would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a peaceful and joyous time for the upcoming celebrations of... > read more

NOVEMBER eNEWS
Monday, November 21, 2016
It's late November and LACF has been busy.  The 2017 GRANT proposals are in, the Campaign of Fellows is ongoing until the 31st of December and APALA / LACF announce the recipient of the PETER KLYNSTRA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2016.
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OCTOBER eNEWS
Friday, October 14, 2016

MILESTONES, Cornelia, grants 2017, inspirations and the Schwabenbauer Award winner Nora Topalian [UdeM] make the news this month as LACF continues moving forward and gaining new ground. Vincent... > read more

ANDRE SCHWABENBAUER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD RECIPIENTS 2016
Monday, October 3, 2016

The Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation (LACF) is pleased to announce the 2016 National LACF Andre Schwabenbauer Scholarship recipients. This scholarship is named in honour of former Canadian Society of Landscape Architects president Andre... > read more

SEPTEMBER eNEWS
Monday, September 12, 2016

Summer is over and it’s time to look ahead and consider the many upcoming LACF related events and activities. Note that the deadline for proposals for the Annual Grants Program is fast approaching.... > read more

GOVERNOR GENERAL'S MEDAL IN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Cornelia Hahn Oberlander to receive the inaugural Governor General’s Medal of Canada in Landscape Architecture.  CSLA, in collaboration with LACF|FAPC, will host a dinner and reception in honor of the occaision.  This extraordinary event will be... > read more

SUMMER eNEWS ... CONGRESS UPDATE
Wednesday, July 13, 2016

CSLA CONGRESS IN WINNIPEG was TOTALLY AWESOME!  The theme “Home-inspired locally” was developed creatively throughout the program and Manitoban hospitality and generosity were upfront and center... > read more

JUNE eNEWS _ SEE YOU IN WINNIPEG
Friday, June 10, 2016

CSLA CONGRESS 2016 is approaching quickly.  Hoping you will be joining LACF in WINNIPEG at the Fort Garry Hotel and Conference Center for the “HOME _ LOCALLY INSPIRED" CSLA Congress. There are a number of LACF... > read more

MAY eNEWS _ LACF ANNUAL MEMBERS MEETING
Monday, May 2, 2016

All LACF MEMBERS are invited to be heard at the AMM over a continental breakfast on Saturday June 26th. A new scholarship strategy and the emerging strategic plan will be part of the discussion.  ... > read more

APRIL eNEWS _ WLAM IS BACK!
Sunday, April 10, 2016

Cecelia Paine receives OALA Pinnacle Award and Happy WLAM!   LACF joins Landscape Architects around the globe in celebrating WORLD LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MONTH by sharing our news, recognizing our... > read more

MARCH eNEWS _ SPRING IS HERE!
Friday, March 18, 2016
MARCH BRINGS GOOD NEWS.  LACF-seeded projects are flourishing. 
Landscape Architecture in Canada Wins 2016 Brinckerhoff Jackson Book Prize   
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2015 CSLA CAMPAIGN OF FELLOWS
Saturday, February 20, 2016

RESULTS ARE IN from the 2015 Campaign of Fellows and they are more than encouraging.  Donations amounting to almost $50,000 were received between October and December 31st. during the annual Campaign... > read more

FEBRUARY eNEWS
Saturday, February 20, 2016

FEBRUARY NEWS looks at how LACF expands our historical understanding at the University of Guelph Library and invites you to mark your calendar with some... > read more

JANUARY eNEWS _ ANNUAL GRANT AWARDS
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
LACF AWARDS $20,000 in Grants for 2016.

Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation (LACF) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2016 grants in support of research, communication and... > read more

LACF SUPPORTS EXTRACTION PROJECT FOR VENICE BIENNIAL 2016
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
BREAKING NEWS!  LACF SUPPORTS MULTI-MEDIA PROJECT ABOUT OUR EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES 
The Canadian Council for the Arts recently announced... > read more
SALUTATIONS LACF | FAPC
Sunday, December 20, 2015
Salutations dear LACF members and friends. We would like to take this seasonal opportunity to thank you all for your generosity this year and wish you health, wealth and creativity for 2016.  If you haven't... > read more
LACF ANDRE SHWABENBAUER AWARDS 2015
Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Shining Stars...On November 9, 2015, faculty and students gathered at a reception at the University of Guelph to present this year’s LACF Andre Schwabenbauer Scholarship Awards.   Congratulations to landscape... > read more

APALA /LACF PETER KLYNSTRA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD 2015
Wednesday, November 25, 2015

A passion for the profession...APALA & LACF have awarded the 2015 Peter Klynstra Memorial Scholarship to Aislin Livingstone, a 2017 MLA candidate at the University of Guelph at an awards reception held on... > read more

CAMPAIGN OF FELLOWS 2015
Thursday, October 29, 2015

ONGOING!  The CSLA College of Fellows launches its annual fundraising Campaign of Fellows 2015 in support of LACF. Read the letter below from College of Fellows Chair Wendy Graham, inviting CSLA members, friends... > read more

CREATING A NEW COMMEMORATIVE SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS STUDYING LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE IN QUEBEC
Wednesday, October 14, 2015

AAPQ CELEBRATES 50 YEARS 

The AAPQ’s recent GALA event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Association des architectes paysagistes du Québec was a fabulous success on all fronts!  It also turned out to be... > read more

2016 ANNUAL GRANTS PROGRAM - CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Monday, September 14, 2015

THERE IS STILL TIME TO APPLY!  Every fall, LACF sends out a call for proposals to invite individuals or groups to submit funding requests for projects that explore a specific dimension of landscape architecture.... > read more

LACF PROUD _ A GOOD RETURN ON OUR INVESTMENT!
Monday, September 14, 2015

The recent Awards issue of CSLA magazine Landscapes Paysages and LP+ report favorably on LACF activities and feature a number of interesting articles about LACF funded projects! See how your donation dollars are... > read more

CELEBRATING THE CANADIAN LANDSCAPE EXPERIENCE
Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The CANADIAN LANDSCAPE CHARTER and PORTFOLIO PROJECT are now LACF endorsed! It might be summer but LACF is still active on various projects and we want to keep you informed while you enjoy your summer holidays! 

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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS ARE GENEROUS!
Tuesday, June 23, 2015

OVER $ 22,000 WAS RAISED FOR LACF AT 2015 CSLA CONGRESS IN MEXICO.  The 2015 CSLA Congress closing Gala in Mexico City confirmed a well-known fact: landscape architects are generous!  After Cam Patterson’s annual... > read more

LACF ANNOUNCES NEW OFFICERS & BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Monday, June 8, 2015

After almost a decade serving as President of the Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation (LACF), Cecelia Paine, FCSLA, OALA announces LACF’s 2015 Slate of  Officers and Board members in her new capacity as Nominating Committee Chair. 

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2015 - 2016 LACF BOARD OF DIRECTORS SLATE OF CANDIDATES and PROPOSED REVISED BYLAWS
Thursday, April 16, 2015

AGM NOMINATIONS AND BYLAWS _ The LACF Board of Directors, on the recommendation of the 2015 LACF Nominations Committee, presents the following slate of candidates to serve on the 2015-2016 LACF Board of Directors.  Members will have the... > read more

LACF 2015 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Saturday, February 28, 2015

 The Annual General Meeting for members of the LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE CANADA FOUNDATION (LACF) will be held Friday, May 22 at 3:45 pm – 5 pm,... > read more

LACF AWARDS $20,000 IN GRANTS FOR 2015
Monday, February 2, 2015

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE CANADA FOUNDATION (LACF) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2015 grants in support of research, communication and scholarship.

“From landscape restoration at... > read more

FIRST KLYNSTRA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED: Nathan MacLeod
Friday, January 30, 2015

Nathan MacLeod, MLA candidate at the University of Manitoba, has been awarded the inaugural Peter Klynstra Memorial Scholarship. Described as an exceptional student with a commitment to community, Nathan is a strong... > read more

2014 ANDRE SCHWABENBAUER AWARD : Caroline Magar
Thursday, January 22, 2015

It is our pleasure to congratulate Caroline Magar from the University of Montreal on receiving the André Schwabenbauer Scholarship for 2014.

According to faculty members at the University, Ms. Magar has... > read more

T'IS THE SEASON TO BE GIVING !
Friday, December 5, 2014

Greetings to CSLA and LACF members friends.  Why not begin your holiday season in the spirit of Giving Tuesday

On December 2 and throughout the entire month, join others in celebrating Giving Tuesday, a... > read more

UPDATE : Grants Program receives an unprecedented number of proposals!
Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Response to the Call for Proposals, part of the LACF | FAPC Annual Grants Program, has exceeded expectations. The LACF Grants Committee received 17 Professional and 13 Student Proposals applying for 2015 Grants. "LACF is pleased... > read more

LACF NAMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR : Paulette Vinette
Thursday, November 6, 2014
2015 GRANTS : Policy and application information
Thursday, July 24, 2014
LACF ANNUAL SCHWABENBAUER AWARD (2013) : Megan Esopenko
Friday, March 14, 2014
NEWS! LACF Grant Winners 2014
Tuesday, February 11, 2014

ts 2014 grants in support of research, communication and scholarship.

“From farmland sustainability to urban pop-up parks, LACF is proud to support these projects... > read more

LACF New Website Launch + Membership Campaign
Monday, December 16, 2013

LACF has a NEW look!  LACF _ Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation invites you to the launch of their new Website!  You can review the 100+ projects in the LACF Portfolio, and learn more about our Annual Grants and... > read more

SALA Makes Significant Donation!
Monday, December 9, 2013

A donation of $6000 was recently received from the Saskatchewan Association of Landscape Architects. This significant gift was the result of the success of the CSLA Congress in Regina last July and continues a 25-year tradition of component... > read more

Campaign of Fellows 2013
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Once again, the CSLA College of Fellows invites you to participate in the annual fundraising CAMPAIGN OF FELLOWS 2013 in support of the LACF.  This year, the Foundation celebrates 25... > read more

Call for Proposals _ LACF Grants Program Underway
Tuesday, October 1, 2013

If you have always wanted to delve into a specific aspect of landscape architecture, this is your chance.

Every year, LACF sends out a Call for Proposals to invite individuals or groups to submit funding requests for projects that explore... > read more

Schwabenbauer Award Goes to UBC Student
Monday, November 5, 2012

The 2012 Schwabenbauer Award was presented to Michele Campbell, a student in the University of British Columbia Master of Landscape Architecture program.  Nominated by the UBC faculty, the $1000 scholarship honours and encourages excellence in... > read more