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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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Meet Canada's Newest Chief Resilience Officers at the Livable Cities Forum

Meet Canada’s Newest Chief Resilience Officers at the Livable Cities Forum

The Livable Cities Forum will take place in Victoria from September 18-20. On the 19th, be sure to check out this exciting panel featuring Canada’s newest Chief Resilience Officers, to explore how the work they are undertaking could act as a model for other Canadian towns and cities irrespective of their size. Panelists: Elliott Cappell, CRO, City of Toronto Katie […]

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ACT Workshop at Livable Cities Forum 2017

ACT Workshop at Livable Cities Forum 2017

  The 2017 Livable Cities Forum will take place September 18-20 in Victoria, BC. As a special pre-event workshop, Green Resilience Strategies and ACT are offering the following: Taking Action on Green Resilience: Adaptation & Mitigation Synergies Sunday, September 17 1:30 – 5:30 pm Cost: $45 + tax and fees It is time to align […]

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Webinar: Making a Big Impact in Sustainability Science with Big Data

The latest webinar in the Security & Sustainability Forum series: Making a Big Impact in Sustainability Science with Big Data Thursday, September 21 10:15 am – 2:30 pm PDT Issues in sustainability science are increasingly being addressed using “big data” and data analytics.  Data rich modeling techniques can assist in improving systems thinking to integrate business […]

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Webinar: Legal Implications of Climate Change for Professionals

Check out this upcoming webinar in the Fraser Basin Council’s Retooling for Climate Change series: Legal Implications of Climate Change for Professionals Thursday, September 28 11:00 am – 12:00 pm With our changing climate, new risks are emerging for infrastructure, the economy, and the environment that can impact public safety and quality of life. Professionals […]

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