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ICLEI Canada's Adaptation Changemakers Project

ICLEI Canada’s Adaptation Changemakers Project

After two years of building adaptive capacity across Canada, ICLEI has concluded its Adaptation Changemakers Project.  ACT has been proud to partner with ICLEI to support this initiative–in fact, our LCR Interventions report was produced as a resource for the project. Through this project, ICLEI worked with eight municipalities, building their capacity to understand local climate […]

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Annual Conference of the New Brunswick Climate Change Adaptation Collaborative (postponed)

Annual Conference of the New Brunswick Climate Change Adaptation Collaborative (postponed)

**This event has been postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19. We will provide updates as they are made available.** ACT’s very own Deborah Harford will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Annual Conference of the New Brunswick Climate Change Adaptation Collaborative on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020, in Moncton, NB. This year’s conference, Integrating Nature in Adapting […]

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Still Creek Streamkeepers Talk Series: Green Infrastructure

Still Creek Streamkeepers Talk Series: Green Infrastructure

    On February 24, as part of the Still Creek Streamkeepers Talk Series, ACT Research Assistant Kacia Tolsma will give a presentation on green infrastructure application in the Still Creek area. This talk will focus specifically on bioswales; how they work, how much water they can absorb, design guidelines, and general considerations will all […]

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ACT is hiring!

ACT is hiring!

  ACT has an exciting job opportunity for a post-doctoral fellow starting May 1st, 2020. The successful candidate will join the Integrated Climate Action in BC Communities team, carrying out research with local governments across BC on planning-to-implementation pathways for low carbon resilience approaches that reduce emissions and build resilience to climate change, with multiple co-benefits.       […]

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Advancing Nature-Based Solutions: Panel and World Café

Advancing Nature-Based Solutions: Panel and World Café

Join us at our upcoming event, Advancing Nature-Based Solutions in Canada: a High-Level Panel and World Café. In partnership with Environment and Climate Change Canada and the Insurance Bureau of Canada, ACT is co-hosting a free event to explore nature-based solution in Canada on February 18th, 2020. This event seeks to assemble a diversity of voices […]

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Introducing the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices

Introducing the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices

The Canadian Institute for Climate Choices is a new independent national research body that brings together experts from a broad range of disciplines––including ACT’s own Deborah Harford who is on the Institute’s Expert Adaptation Panel. The Institute aims to help decision-makers and Canadians understand and evaluate the policy choices that could put Canada on a […]

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City of Victoria Call to Action

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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(September 30) Partners for Climate Protection Webinar

(September 30) Partners for Climate Protection Webinar

The Low Carbon Resilience (LCR) and Green Asset Management Webinar gives a detailed explanation of LCR, discusses the  cutting edge Integrated Climate Action for BC Communities Initiative (ICABCCI), and outlines various LCR interventions such as green roofs and rain gardens. Presented by ACT ED Deborah Harford, the webinar gives participants: A definition of LCR The […]

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