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(Mar 7) To Catch a Falling Sky: Sustainable First Nations' Futures

(Mar 7) To Catch a Falling Sky: Sustainable First Nations’ Futures

To Catch and Falling Sky is a series of public dialogues, hosted by SFU Faculty of Environment, Pacific Water Research Centre, and Science World British Columbia. The second talk of the series, March 7th (6pm-9pm), will focus on sustainable First Nations futures. The discussion will be moderated by Emilee Gilpin (Metis and National Observer journalist), […]

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(Mar 13) Communicating Climate Solutions and Measuring Progress Workshop

(Mar 13) Communicating Climate Solutions and Measuring Progress Workshop

On March 13th, join ICLEI Canada, Renewable Cities, and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for a free workshop focusing on communicating, implementing and measuring climate action. This workshop is intended for municipal staff, elected officials, public servants, academics, utilities, and NGOs. The workshop is divided into two parts (participation in both is not necessary): Part […]

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(Jan-Feb) @Home on the Coat Magazine: Canadian Architect Support Integrated Climate Action

(Jan-Feb) @Home on the Coat Magazine: Canadian Architect Support Integrated Climate Action

We would like to thank @Home on the Coast  for showcasing in their January-February edition the joint statement signed in 2018 by the Canadian Institute of Planners, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, Canadian Water and Wastewater Association, Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, and ICLEI Canada pledging to actively promote integrated climate action or “low carbon resilience” […]

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(Mar 6) The Impacts of Climate Change on Mental Health on the Canadian Prairies

(Mar 6) The Impacts of Climate Change on Mental Health on the Canadian Prairies

Join the Prairies Regional Adaptation Collaborative (PRAC) for an online and in-person discussion on how climate change is impacting the mental health and well-being of communities on the Canadian Prairies. The forum will contain a mix of expert presentations on the topic and community case studies from both Indigenous communities and municipalities on the Prairies. […]

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(May 29) State-City Collaboration on Clean Energy Transformations Conference

(May 29) State-City Collaboration on Clean Energy Transformations Conference

Globally, cities are responsible for 75 per cent of energy consumption and an equivalent share of greenhouse gas emissions. A growing number of international bodies—including the IPCC, IEA, OECD and the Global Commission on Climate and Economy—have recognized not only the pivotal role of cities, but underscored the need for stronger collaborative governance. To successfully […]

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(Feb 27) Information and Tools to Support Transportation Adaptation Webinar

(Feb 27) Information and Tools to Support Transportation Adaptation Webinar

            Canada’s Climate Change Adaptation Platform is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar led by Transport Canada: Information and Tools to Support Transportation Adaptation The webinar will focus on three federally-led climate initiatives of interest to the transportation sector: The transportation aspects of the Climate-Resilient Buildings and Core Public Infrastructure […]

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(Mar 26) Nature for Impact Conference

(Mar 26) Nature for Impact Conference

Hear from Christiana Figueres (former Executive Secretary of the UNFCC 2010-2016) and brands such as L’Oréal, Nespresso, Kering and Chanel on how they their ambition to take action and create net positive impacts along their value chains through nature-based solutions. Recent studies show that nature-based approaches to carbon capture including climate smart agriculture, restoration and […]

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(Mar 1) Home Flood Risk Assessment Training

(Mar 1) Home Flood Risk Assessment Training

Fleming College, Seneca College, Toronto Hydro and Intact Financial Corporation are launching a course to highlight the importance of flood resiliency for Canadian homeowners. The course highlights a range of solutions that can be deployed practically and cost-effectively at the lot level to help residential homeowners reduce flood risk. The course enables learners to gain […]

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