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Natural Asset Management: An Introductory Course

Natural Asset Management: An Introductory Course

Enrollment is open for an upcoming course at RRU, Natural Asset Management: An Introduction to Making Nature Count in Canadian Municipalities. A growing number of municipalities are taking steps to identify, value, account for and work with nature, and are implementing green infrastructure into their financial and asset management planning. Interested in learning how you can, […]

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Internship Opportunity with the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA)

Internship Opportunity with the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA)

The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) is now accepting applications for its 2020 Internship Program. The CCA convenes the best experts in their respective fields to assess the evidence on complex scientific topics of public interest to inform decision-making in Canada. The Internship Program provides an opportunity for two successful applicants to work at the interface of […]

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Exciting Job Opportunities with the Institute for Climate Choices

Exciting Job Opportunities with the Institute for Climate Choices

The Canadian Institute for Climate Choices is hiring! The Institute produces rigorous and independent research, analysis and insight to bring clarity to the climate challenges and transformative policy choices ahead for Canada. As a collaborative team with more than 50 experts from across the country, the successful candidates will be able to work from anywhere in Canada with […]

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(Feb 13) Research Seminar: The Mental Health Impacts of the Climate Crisis

(Feb 13) Research Seminar: The Mental Health Impacts of the Climate Crisis

The Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University will be welcoming Dr. David Pollack to share his research in a seminar on February 13th, The Mental Health Impacts of the Climate Crisis. Climate change has led to increased extreme weather events, intense heat, ocean acidification, air pollution, and biodiversity losses at alarming rates. While the physical […]

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(Feb 18th) Advancing Nature-Based Solutions in Canada: High-Level Panel and World Café

(Feb 18th) Advancing Nature-Based Solutions in Canada: High-Level 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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(Feb 12-27) Metro 2050: Planning Now for Future Generations

(Feb 12-27) Metro 2050: Planning Now for Future Generations

Metro Vancouver’s Future of the Region Sustainability Dialogue Series Metro Vancouver is updating its regional growth strategy, referred to as Metro 2050, to make it more effective and resilient to change. The updates will take place over three phases between 2019 and 2022, and will take into consideration social equity, climate change, impacts of growth policies, […]

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Vancouver Island Symposium on Water Stewardship in a Changing Climate (April 22-24)

Vancouver Island Symposium on Water Stewardship in a Changing Climate (April 22-24)

British Columbia’s Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (MNAI) and Ecological Accounting Process (EAP) are encouraging local action on nature based solutions. Rather than continuing to attempt to do more with less, local governments have an opportunity to do things differently––and achieve better results––by including natural assets in asset management processes. Learn more about British Columbia’s MNAI and EAP at […]

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(February 4) Show me the Money: Sustainable Municipal Project Funding Webinar

(February 4) Show me the Money: Sustainable Municipal Project Funding Webinar

Join us in attending the next webinar in the series Show me the Money: Sustainable Municipal Project Funding on Tuesday, February 4th, 2020. Hosted by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, this webinar will focus on available funding and grant writing and stacking tips. The webinar will be offered in both English and French. Participants in French […]

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