Water Governance

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Contribute Your Ideas: Canada in a Changing Climate

Contribute Your Ideas: Canada in a Changing Climate

The Government of Canada has launched Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action, the national assessment of how Canada’s climate is changing, the impacts of these changes and how we are adapting to reduce risk. The process to develop the assessment is an ongoing collaboration among subject-matter experts from a range of backgrounds. Together, […]

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City of Vancouver Sea Level Rise StoryMap

City of Vancouver Sea Level Rise StoryMap

The City of Vancouver has launched a new resource this year – a crowdsourcing tool to document high tide shoreline photos. What is it? A mobile-enabled website that allows citizens to contribute to our shared knowledge about the shoreline. The City is inviting citizens to capture photos of the shoreline at high tide and upload them […]

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Webinar: Green Shores Policy and Regulatory Tools for Local Government

Webinar: Green Shores Policy and Regulatory Tools for Local Government

Next up in the Fraser Basin Council’s Retooling for Climate Change series: Green Shores Policy and Regulatory Tools for Local Government Thursday, November 16 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Responding to local governments who are interested in bringing Green Shores to their communities, this webinar will outline a framework (including Shoreline Classification, Official Community Plan […]

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Webinar: 20 Ways to Stop the Rain - Celebrating Local Leadership

Webinar: 20 Ways to Stop the Rain – Celebrating Local Leadership

The Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources is pleased to announce the following webinar: 20 Ways to Stop the Rain: Celebrating Local Leadership Thursday, November 9 1:00-2:00 pm EDT Local governments are confronting one of the most important issues of our time – the alarming recent increase in damage to homes from extreme rainfall. Communities […]

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Workshop: Understanding Risk & Resilient Drainage Networks in a Changing Climate

Workshop: Understanding Risk & Resilient Drainage Networks in a Changing Climate

The Capital Region District’s Climate Action Program (CAP) and Integrated Watershed Management Program (IWMP) have partnered with Engineers Canada to create a regionally-specific professional development workshop focusing on risk, resiliency, climate change and storm drainage networks (i.e. pipes and creeks). Understanding Risk & Resilient Drainage Networks in a Changing Climate Thursday. November 2 8:15 am […]

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ACT Article in Latest Issue of Streamtalk

ACT Article in Latest Issue of Streamtalk

The latest issue of Streamtalk, the newsletter for stewards of salmonids and their habitat from Fisheries and Oceans Canada, includes an article on page 5 from ACT researcher Edward Nichol detailing ACT’s recent project on Still Creek. This report and other deliverables, released in June 2017, documents the restoration of Still Creek and the return of spawning salmon to […]

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Sea Level Rise - The Big Picture

Sea Level Rise – The Big Picture

ACT, along with local partners, is excited to offer the following free public discussion series: The Octopus’s Garden? Planning for Sea Level Rise  Regions around the world are experiencing climate change impacts such as droughts, floods, wildfires, and heat waves, while planning for the long-term effects of sea level rise and coastal storms. These stressors […]

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From Pipelines to Dams: Energy Production and BC’s Water

On September 20th, the POLIS Water Sustainability Project is hosting the first webinar in its 2017/2018 Creating a Blue Dialogue webinar series. Register now! WHAT: From Pipelines to Dams: Energy Production and BC’s Water DATE: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 TIME: 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. PT ( 3 p.m. to  4:30 p.m. ET) Communities across BC experience a range of impacts on their water and watersheds related to […]

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