Water Governance

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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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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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