About Us


John B. Corbett, M.C.I.P., R.P.P


John Corbett is a professional urban planner with diverse and integrated disciplinary experience since 1981. Throughout his career, John has provided strong leadership in all facets of Community Planning including managing the formulation of large scale development projects and development approvals. John also has extensive experience providing expert testimony at the Ontario Municipal Board. As President of the firm, John manages all aspects of company operations and provides strategic advice and services directly to clients.

Cindy D. Carignan

Vice-President and Managing Director

Cindy is a licensed real estate professional in Ontario and is responsible for all real estate activities of the firm related to executing advice and decisions with respect to acquisitions. Cindy also oversees all administrative aspects of the firm including finances and human resources.


Matthew Palladina, B.Sc

Senior Associate

Matthew Palladina has extensive experience in directing and delivering projects in both the private and public sectors. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Toronto Mississauga in 2002 in the area of environmental analysis and monitoring. Mr. Palladina has gained experience in corporate development, public sector capital construction, municipal site plan approvals, project management, and environmental consulting. His technical understanding of environmental issues and foresight on potential site challenges have been key to his success, and the success of the many projects he has managed to completion. Mr. Palladina’s role as Senior Associate is to develop business and advance the firm’s project portfolio through effective and efficient project management.

Ruth Conard, M.C.I.P., R.P.P


Ruth Conard is a Registered Professional Planner with 10 years of experience working in the municipal sector. Ruth graduated with an Honours degree from the University of Guelph with a major in Geography and from Mohawk College with a diploma in Urban and Regional Planning. Ruth brings a wealth of knowledge in the development approval process. She has considerable experience facilitating a variety of applications including official plan and zoning by-law amendments, site plans and Committee of Adjustment.