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    Sea Level Rise and Forced Migration: The Challenges for Climate Refugees

    Sea Level Rise and Forced Migration: The Challenges for Climate Refugees

    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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    CBC Early Edition: How do we adapt for 2050?

    CBC Early Edition: How do we adapt for 2050?

    On June 15, ACT Executive Director Deb Harford was a guest on CBC’s The Early Edition to discuss the new podcast series 2050: Degrees of Change. This new podcast, produced by CBC, explores how our world and lives will adapt to climate change over the next few decades. Each episode focuses on a different issue, with […]

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    150 Years and Beyond: The Impact of Diaspora Communities on Canada

    150 Years and Beyond: The Impact of Diaspora Communities on Canada

    Join Cuso International and SFU International for a panel discussion and dialogue on the role of diaspora in politics, business and society. Canada prides itself on its diversity, contrasting its mosaic approach to the integration of immigrants with the American melting pot. But are newcomer communities successfully integrating into Canadian society? What impacts have diaspora […]

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    McMaster Centre for Climate Change Public Lecture Series - David Miller

    McMaster Centre for Climate Change Public Lecture Series – David Miller

    For our colleagues in Ontario: Wednesday, October 18 6:30 pm McMaster Innovation Park Hamilton, ON Join the McMaster Centre for Climate Change for their Fall 2017 public lecture from David Miller. David Miller was the visionary behind the City of Toronto’s 2007 Climate Change Action Plan which set an ambitious target of 80% below 1990 levels by […]

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    Webinar: The Future of Wildland Fire in Canada – Hot and Smoky?

    The Forestry Adaptation Community of Practice (FACoP) is pleased to announce the following webinar: The Future of Wildland Fire in Canada – Hot and Smoky? Tuesday, October 3 1:00-2:00 pm EDT Presented by: Mike Flannigan (Director of the Canadian Partnership for Wildland Fire Science & Professor of Wildland Fire at the University of Alberta) Wildland fires are […]

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    Job Posting: Executive Director, Renewable Cities

    Job Posting: Executive Director, Renewable Cities

    Renewable Cities is an international program of the SFU Centre for Dialogue in Vancouver, British Columbia whose mission is to support cities in the transition to 100% renewable energy. The program launched in May 2015 at a Global Learning Forum and has since helped to catalyze international leadership by providing the inspiration, ideas, connections, and supports […]

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    From Pipelines to Dams: Energy Production and BC’s Water

    On September 20th, the POLIS Water Sustainability Project is hosting the first webinar in its 2017/2018 Creating a Blue Dialogue webinar series. Register now! WHAT: From Pipelines to Dams: Energy Production and BC’s Water DATE: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 TIME: 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. PT ( 3 p.m. to  4:30 p.m. ET) Communities across BC experience a range of impacts on their water and watersheds related to […]

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    Survey: Is Your Local Government Taking Action on Biodiversity?

    Local Government Representatives, Is your local government engaged in area-based nature conservation? ICLEI Canada wants to know your opinion – in 10 minutes! Canada Target 1 aims to protect and conserve at least 17% of terrestrial areas and inland waters, and 10% of coastal and marine areas, by 2020 to help stem the loss of biodiversity.  Reaching this […]

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    Shape-shifting risk: Climate change adaptation strategies for an un-stationary planet

    If you’re in Victoria, check out this event from the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions: Shape-shifting risk: Climate change adaptation strategies for an un-stationary planet Thursday, September 14 3:00-4:00 pm Cadboro Commons, Campus View Room, University of Victoria Climate change is producing new types and degrees of risk associated with severe weather, such as floods […]

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    Call for Funding Requests - Infectious Diseases and Climate Change Fund

    Call for Funding Requests – Infectious Diseases and Climate Change Fund

    The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is currently accepting proposals through its Infectious Disease and Climate Change program. PHAC is currently accepting funding requests from interested applicants to address the impact of climate change on human health by building and increasing access to infectious disease-based evidence, education and awareness. The focus will be on […]

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