Dr. Graham Whitelaw
School of Urban and Regional Planning
Department of Geography and Planning
I have over 20 years of experience in the land use and environmental policy fields, 10 of those with the Land Use Policy Branch, Ontario Ministry of the Environment. I have extensive consulting experience providing services to government and the NGO sector and am an accomplished facilitator bringing innovation to the policy development process through public engagement processes. I completed my PhD in the School of Planning, University of Waterloo in 2006 and joined Queen's University in 2007. I am currently a volunteer Director with the Save the Oak Ridges Moraine Coalition and the Oak Ridges Institute for Sustainability.
- B.A. (Western Ontario)
- M.A., Ph.D. (Waterloo)
- MCIP, RPP
My research interests are focused on environmental assessment, land use planning, community based and multi-party monitoring and First Nations. I am currently working with the Mushkegowuk Cree of the Western James Bay, the Coalition on the Niagara Escarpment, and a group of stakeholders across the Oak Ridges Moraine, north of the City of Toronto on the Niagara Escarpment, and a group of stakeholders across the Oak Ridges Moraine, north of the City of Toronto.