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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 Coast Magazine: Canadian Architects Support Integrated Climate Action

(Jan-Feb) @Home on the Coast Magazine: Canadian Architects 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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(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 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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(April 2,3,4,) Parksville 2019: Building Nanaimo Region’s "Actionable Vision" for Water & Watersheds

(April 2,3,4,) Parksville 2019: Building Nanaimo Region’s “Actionable Vision” for Water & Watersheds

Join delegates from the east coast of Vancouver Island and beyond, and attend a ‘watershed moment’ in the City of Parksville on April 2-3-4 for a field day followed by the 2-day symposium. In 2019, the Regional District of Nanaimo is updating their Action Plan for Drinking Water and Watershed Protection (DWWP) to incorporate learnings […]

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(Feb 28) The Impacts of 1.5 Degrees

(Feb 28) The Impacts of 1.5 Degrees

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, Climate Futures Initiative and Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Environment are pleased to introduce the Climate Futures Series: The SCIENCE, the IMPACTS and SOLUTIONS to limit global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees. On February 28th, the Impacts of 1.5 Degrees talk will focus on the approach used by the scientific […]

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(Jan 25) TEDx: The Power of Multisolving for People and Climate

(Jan 25) TEDx: The Power of Multisolving for People and Climate

Beth Sawin presents “The Power of Multisolving for People and Climate” at TEDx Sun Valley. Elizabeth Sawin tells how we can solve the climate issue by helping other people solve their problems. Elizabeth Sawin is Co-Director of Climate Interactive, a think tank that applies systems analysis to climate change and related issues. A biologist with […]

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