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Materials Available from Livable Cities 2017

Materials Available from Livable Cities 2017

The 2017 Livable Cities Forum took place in Victoria, BC September 18th-20th. The LCF2017 Program explored building low carbon, resilient communities. Presentations are now online. Visit the Program Page and scroll through the online schedule. Click on the presentation links in each session to see presentations! There is also a Storify of Tweets and photo highlights of the event […]

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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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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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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: The Most Comprehensive Plan to Reverse Global Warming

Check out this new webinar offered by the Security and Sustainability Forum: Drawdown: 60 minutes with Paul Hawken  The most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming   Wednesday, October 4 10:15 – 11:15 am PDT . Project Drawdown is facilitating a broad coalition of researchers, scientists, graduate students, PhDs, post-docs, policy makers, business leaders and […]

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Webinar: Enhancing the Resilience of the Nation’s Electricity System

Webinar: Enhancing the Resilience of the Nation’s Electricity System

See this exciting webinar from The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine: Report Release Webinar: Enhancing the Resilience of the Nation’s Electricity System Thursday, July 20 2:00 pm ET Electricity is fundamental to the United States’ health, safety, and economy. However, extreme weather events, earthquakes, cyber attacks, and other threats have the potential to cause […]

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Webinar: The Science, Business, and Education of Sustainable Infrastructure

Check out the next webinar offered by the Security & Sustainability Forum: The Science, Business, and Education of Sustainable Infrastructure: Building Resilience in a Changing World Thursday, July 19 1:15 – 2:45 pm EDT Systems thinking and a sustainability framework can serve to effectively guide investment in natural, built, cyber, and social infrastructure.  The trifecta […]

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