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Carbon Talk: Implementing the Pan-Canadian Framework on Climate Change

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 12:30 – 1:30 pm Room 7000, SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W Hastings St In December 2016, the Prime Minister and Premiers announced a national plan to grow the economy, meet its emissions reduction targets under the Paris Agreement, and adapt to a changing climate: the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and […]

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Watch Now: ACT on Columbia River Treaty Panel

ACT’s Executive Director Deb Harford and Senior Advisor and water expert Bob Sandford were panelists at this recent event: The Columbia River Treaty: Seeking Solutions to Emerging Challenges This panel discussion on the Columbia River Treaty was moderated by Dr. Zafar Adeel, Executive Director of the Pacific Water Research Centre at SFU. Panelists included: Eileen Pearkes, Author, […]

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Two-Part Webinar Series: Collaboration to Enhance Resilience to Climate Change

Collaboration to Enhance Resilience to Climate Change An emerging trend in climate change risk management is a systems perspective considering the interdependencies of infrastructure providers. The first webinar provides an overview of how the City of Toronto has engaged internal divisions and external organizations, such as Toronto Hydro and other utilities, to better understand and […]

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Register Now: Renewable Cities' Global Learning Forum 2017

Register Now: Renewable Cities’ Global Learning Forum 2017

Have you registered for Renewable Cities’ Global Learning Forum 2017?  . Global Learning Forum 2017 is a solutions-focused dialogue on the road to 100% renewable electricity, heating and cooling, and transportation in cities. This three-day event takes place from May 17-19 in Vancouver, BC. . Join Renewable Cities to meet with your peers and experience […]

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Engineers Canada to Host Climate Law Course for Engineers in Toronto

Engineers Canada to Host Climate Law Course for Engineers in Toronto

Understanding the Changing Legal Climate: Canadian Climate Law for Engineers Engineers Canada will be hosting a two-day climate law course for engineers on February 14 and 15, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario. This professional development short course will educate engineers on climate change law issues and the associated implications for their practice. Successful completion of this […]

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Events: Health Risks and Future Development in a Changing Climate

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) is hosting two upcoming events with Dr. Kristie Ebi: The Health Risks of a Changing Climate Climate change is already starting to have far-reaching consequences for human health and these risks will grow in the coming decades. The choices we make now will impact how vulnerable we are […]

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Upcoming Event: Three Foreign Policy Challenges for Trump

Upcoming Event: Three Foreign Policy Challenges for Trump

ACT Executive Director Deborah Harford was on Roundhouse Radio this past Friday to discuss the upcoming event Canadian International Council on Three Foreign Policy Challenges for the Trump Administration.  Deb was discussing her role as a panelist in the event, which will include climate change as one of the three key issues the Trump administration will […]

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Call for Papers and Posters: 2017 BCSLA Annual Conference

Call for Papers and Posters: 2017 BCSLA Annual Conference

2017 BCSLA Annual Conference – Call for Papers and Posters Whatever the weather: Resilient responses to Climate Change March 30 – April 2, 2017 Delta Grand Okanagan Resort, Kelowna BC This Call for Abstracts is open to all British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects (BCSLA) Members and allies. University students in studies related to the conference […]

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