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    ACT Article in Latest Issue of Streamtalk

    ACT Article in Latest Issue of Streamtalk

    The latest issue of Streamtalk, the newsletter for stewards of salmonids and their habitat from Fisheries and Oceans Canada, includes an article on page 5 from ACT researcher Edward Nichol detailing ACT’s recent project on Still Creek. This report and other deliverables, released in June 2017, documents the restoration of Still Creek and the return of spawning salmon to […]

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    Sea Level Rise - The Big Picture

    Sea Level Rise – The Big Picture

    ACT, along with local partners, is excited to offer the following free public discussion series: The Octopus’s Garden? Planning for Sea Level Rise  Regions around the world are experiencing climate change impacts such as droughts, floods, wildfires, and heat waves, while planning for the long-term effects of sea level rise and coastal storms. These stressors […]

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    ACT Executive Director Appointed to Federal Adaptation Panel

    ACT Executive Director Appointed to Federal Adaptation Panel

    ACT’s Executive Director Deb Harford has been appointed to the federal government’s Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Results. This panel will help to define how to measure progress on federal, provincial, and territorial adaptation efforts in building Canada’s resilience to climate change. The panel will also help communicate to Canadians how the government […]

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    Watch the Video: Coastal First Nations Flood Stories

    On September 1, ACT co-hosted an event exploring Coastal First Nations flooding stories in relation to climate change and sea level rise. This event featured Squamish Chief Ian Campbell and Haida elder Captain Gold. Watch the video from the event now!   Also, make sure to check out the forthcoming events in our Planning for Sea Level […]

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    Natural Resources Canada - Climate Change Adaptation – 2017 Call for Proposals

    Natural Resources Canada – Climate Change Adaptation – 2017 Call for Proposals

    Canada’s Climate Change Adaptation Platform, chaired by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), brings together representatives from industry, Indigenous, municipal, professional and not-for-profit organizations, federal, provincial and territorial governments, and research institutions to address shared adaptation priorities. To support the objectives identified by Adaptation Platform working groups, Natural Resources Canada is soliciting proposals for cost-shared projects that […]

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    Webinar: Green Shores Policy and Regulatory Tools for Local Government

    Webinar: Green Shores Policy and Regulatory Tools for Local Government

    Next up in the Fraser Basin Council’s Retooling for Climate Change series: Green Shores Policy and Regulatory Tools for Local Government Thursday, November 16 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Responding to local governments who are interested in bringing Green Shores to their communities, this webinar will outline a framework (including Shoreline Classification, Official Community Plan […]

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    Webinar: 20 Ways to Stop the Rain - Celebrating Local Leadership

    Webinar: 20 Ways to Stop the Rain – Celebrating Local Leadership

    The Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources is pleased to announce the following webinar: 20 Ways to Stop the Rain: Celebrating Local Leadership Thursday, November 9 1:00-2:00 pm EDT Local governments are confronting one of the most important issues of our time – the alarming recent increase in damage to homes from extreme rainfall. Communities […]

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    Workshop: Understanding Risk & Resilient Drainage Networks in a Changing Climate

    Workshop: Understanding Risk & Resilient Drainage Networks in a Changing Climate

    The Capital Region District’s Climate Action Program (CAP) and Integrated Watershed Management Program (IWMP) have partnered with Engineers Canada to create a regionally-specific professional development workshop focusing on risk, resiliency, climate change and storm drainage networks (i.e. pipes and creeks). Understanding Risk & Resilient Drainage Networks in a Changing Climate Thursday. November 2 8:15 am […]

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    Now Online: Legal Implications of Climate Change for Professionals

    Now Online: Legal Implications of Climate Change for Professionals

    On September 28, the Fraser Basin Council held a webinar on the legal implications of climate change for professionals. In this webinar, Zizzo Strategy spoke about climate change liability issues with a focus on case law and climate-related litigation related to negligence and class action lawsuits. The webinar also touched upon recent developments in corporate governance and disclosure […]

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    Webinar: How Might Climate Change Affect Forest Growth and What Can We Do About It?

    The Forestry Adaptation Community of Practice (FACoP) is pleased to announce the following webinar: How Might Climate Change Affect Forest Growth and What Can We Do About It? Tuesday, November 7 1:00-2:00 pm EST Presenter: Caren Dymond (Forest Carbon and Climate Change Researcher, Government of British Columbia) In this webinar, Caren will discuss the results of two different […]

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    PICS Strategic Plan 2017-2022

    PICS Strategic Plan 2017-2022

    The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) has released their Strategic Plan 2017/2022.  Over 100 people in the PICS community contributed to the creation of this plan. The document defines PICS’ vision, revised mandate, objectives and principles. It builds on the institute’s core competencies and sets the strategic research approach and governance direction for PICS. The […]

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    Postdoctoral Position: Hydroclimate Scientist

    PCIC is seeking to hire a postdoctoral Hydroclimate Scientist.  Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC)  The Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC) was created to assess climate impacts in the Pacific and Yukon Region of Canada. The goals of the Consortium are to foster collaborative research, to strengthen the capacity to address regional climate change and variability, […]

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