Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Tag: adaptation

FCM Talks Municipal Climate Change Strategies at COP23

Federation of Canadian Municipalities president Jenny Gerbasi issued the following statement after leading Canada's municipal delegation at the COP23 climate change conference, hosted by...

Floodplain Repair in Kelowna after Higher-Than-Normal Freshet Flows

Higher-than-normal freshet flows in spring 2017 caused changes to Mission Creek in Kelowna, B.C. that require repair and refinement of the floodplain and fish...

Water Management Key to Manitoba’s Sustainable Future

On Friday, Manitoba released its sustainability and climate plan, A Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan. The plan underscores the importance of water management, making it...

Canada Launches New Municipal Climate Innovation Program

Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Jenny Gerbasi, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have announced funding for 103 initiatives...

P.E.I. Seeks Feedback on Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

Prince Edward Island is seeking feedback on its provincial climate change adaptation strategy. The University of Prince Edward Island’s (UPEI) Climate Lab created the Prince...

Yukon Receives Fed. Funding for Climate Change Preparedness

Yukon will receive $1.7 million over five years from the Government of Canada’s Climate Change Preparedness in the North program (CCPN). The program supports...

Premiers Tackle Climate Change & Infrastructure in Canada’s North

The premiers of Canada’s three northern territories met in Yellowknife last week to discuss sustainable development in Canada’s north, including the balance of environmental...

Financial Tools to Increase Coastal Resilience

Every decade or so there is a global catastrophe that redefines the conversation about public policy. For those interested in coastal development and climate...

Sector Comments on Ont. Water Systems Energy, Climate Report

The report, Every Drop Counts, released this week by the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, is exactly what’s needed to move the water and wastewater...

A Climate Change Strategy for Canada’s Coastal Communities

We have come a long way in understanding how the impacts of climate change affect Canada’s coasts and what to do about them. In...

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