Water Governance

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ACT on Global News for Earth Day

ACT on Global News for Earth Day

Check out our Executive Director Deborah Harford on Global News! Deb spoke about Earth Day 2018, touching on what we can do to help reduce our negative impact on the planet. Research shows that by 2050 the ocean will be filled with more plastic than fish, but luckily there is much we can do to […]

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Have Your Say: Coastal Flood Adaptation in Surrey

Have Your Say: Coastal Flood Adaptation in Surrey

The City of Surrey is seeing feedback about options for coastal adaptation in Mud Bay. Fill out their survey here before March 30 to give your opinion. Surrey is asking about four options to respond to sea level rise in the area. These options are based on two years of work canvassing Surrey residents and […]

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Green Shores Level 2 Training: Burnaby, Feb 20-21

Green Shores Level 2 Training: Burnaby, Feb 20-21

The Stewardship Centre of BC is hosting a Green Shores Level 2 training: Green Shores Level 2 Training February 20-21, 2018 Burnaby, BC This two-day workshop provides participants with in-depth knowledge about how the Green Shores credit and rating systems can be used in shoreline management projects. The content is of interest to professionals (biologists, engineers, planners, […]

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New Report: Climate Change and Cities

New Report: Climate Change and Cities

The Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) has finalized its Second Assessment Report on climate change and cities, and now presents its Summary Report for City Leaders. Read it here! This report summarizes the conclusions of the second assessment report, which includes the latest scientific research on climate change and cities. Mitigation and adaptation climate […]

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ACT Article in Public Sector Digest: Low Carbon Resilience

ACT Article in Public Sector Digest: Low Carbon Resilience

The latest issue of Public Sector Digest includes an article from ACT! ACT’s Senior Researcher, Edward Nichol, writes about low carbon resilience in Canadian municipalities. He emphasizes how municipalities are at risk from a variety of current and future climate change impacts, and that these risks affect the built and social infrastructure within municipalities – the buildings, transportation […]

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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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