Lara Nelson joined the planning practice at Hemson as a Consultant in the beginning of 2012. Her main areas of expertise are in regional planning, growth management strategy and land needs assessment. Lara’s background includes an internship with the Canadian Urban Institute, involvement in growth management projects for the Province of Ontario and various municipal governments, and research positions with Ryerson University.
Lara received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, specializing in Environment and Resource Management, and a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning from Ryerson. Lara is a Registered Professional Planner (RPP).
Lara lives in North Toronto with her husband and son. She enjoys cooking meals and playing tennis with her family, exploring dog parks with their beagle and travelling. Her favourite getaways have been summer trips to Prince Edward Island and winter adventures in Thailand and New Zealand.
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