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(November 21) Livable Cities Forum Highlights and Presentations Posted

(November 21) Livable Cities Forum Highlights and Presentations Posted

Highlights from this years Livable Cities Forum hosted co-hosted by ACT, ICLEI, SHIFT Collaborative, and the City of Victoria on October 28-30 have now been posted. Some of the highlights of this year’s event include: Over 350 North American delegates gathered to be a part of the conversation on building community resilience. More than 83 […]

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(November 22) Seminar on Sea Level Rise: Dr. Jeremy Fyke

(November 22) Seminar on Sea Level Rise: Dr. Jeremy Fyke

Join SFU’s Geography Department for a seminar on Sea Level Rise Projections with Coupled Global Ice-Sheet/Earth Systems Models. The seminar will be on Friday November 22, from 11-12 in RCB 6136. Sea level rise from ice sheets depends closely on interactions between ice sheets and the surrounding Earth system. These interaction determine how forcings to the […]

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(November 20) Salmon Matter Episode 1: the State of Salmon

(November 20) Salmon Matter Episode 1: the State of Salmon

Pacific salmon face tremendous challenges, and with climate change and habitat loss impacts, it can seem overwhelming. The real question most of us have is simple: how are Pacific salmon doing? The answer…. well, it’s complicated. 2019 had the lowest ever return rates for Lower Fraser Sockeye, says Jason Hwang, VP of Salmon with the […]

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(November 18) Fraser Basin Council Hiring Program Manager: Flood Strategies

(November 18) Fraser Basin Council Hiring Program Manager: Flood Strategies

Are you looking to advance flood resilience and sustainability in BC’s Lower Mainland and across the Province of BC? Join FBC’s dynamic environment on the leading edge of collaborative flood planning and governance. Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, this position provides program management services to support the development of a Lower Mainland Flood Management […]

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(November 15) City of Victoria Call to Action

(November 15) City of Victoria Call to Action

“We stand together as local government leaders, acknowledging that wherever we are in Canada we are on Indigenous land, and expressing our highest concern at the climate crisis that the world is now facing.” The Victoria Call to Action was co-developed by elected officials at the Livable Cities Forum that ACT co-hosted in Victoria on […]

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(November 20) Talk on Climate Change and Building Science

(November 20) Talk on Climate Change and Building Science

Humans spend over 90% of their time indoors, so understanding how climate change is affecting the operations and adaptation of buildings is critical. Join the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium in Victoria, along with building scientist Rob Lepage in Victoria on Nov 20 at 3pm to discuss this interesting topic in more detail.  Register for the […]

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(November 29) Can't Face it Alone: Public Dialogue

(November 29) Can’t Face it Alone: Public Dialogue

We cannot face climate change alone. It impacts our communities, our decisions, and emotions, but leveraging our personal connections and relationships can drive solutions and innovation. Join SFU’s Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue on November 29 at 4:30 to discuss this topic, and learn about how climate change moves beyond the individual.  To learn more […]

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(November 21) Webinar: Living with the Rain: Adapting to Increased Future Rainfall in the Greater Vancouver Area

(November 21) Webinar: Living with the Rain: Adapting to Increased Future Rainfall in the Greater Vancouver Area

Climate change is expected to bring an increase in total annual precipitation as well as more intense rainfall events to the Greater Vancouver area. How can this region and others work with climate projections of future precipitation and prepare for these changes? This webinar will give examples of how two government bodies are leading the […]

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