The Yukon Land Use Planning Council has hired Tim Van Hinte as the Senior Land Use Planner to assist the Dawson Regional Planning Commission. Tim brings a range of planning experience from across Canada and is looking forward to assisting the Commission in developing the regional plan.
Tim has over 13 years of professional planning experience in the public, private and non-profit sectors in Ontario, New Brunswick and British Columbia. In 2005, Tim received a master’s degree in Resource and Environmental Management from Simon Fraser University where he specialized in collaborative land use planning and environmental impact assessment. He has coauthored major reports on oil and gas development and impact assessment for the Coastal First Nations Turning Point Initiative in Vancouver. For the past seven years, he has worked as a regional planner for the Region of Waterloo in Kitchener, Ontario. In his spare time, Tim likes to play and coach hockey, and explore the outdoors with his wife and two boys. Tim and his family are excited to be living in Whitehorse and they look forward to learning about and exploring the Yukon!