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Elliott Cappell Named Director of Climate Change for WSP in Canada

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WSP announced that it has appointed Elliott Cappell to lead its climate change and resilience activities. “The greatest benefit we can provide our clients when...

Ontario Announces Members of Advisory Panel on Climate Change

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The advisory panel on climate change consists of experts on climate change resiliency who have experience in a variety of sectors, including the not-for-profit,...

New Study Explores Canadian Attitudes on Flooding

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Increased rates of flooding are taking a toll on Canadians with 31 per cent worried they will experience flooding in the next 12 months....

Measuring Water and Climate Risk in an Uncertain World

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Water is the ultimate Goldilocks product – too little and the land shrivels into desert, too much and we’re paddling. Still, managing water flow has...

ACWWA Receives $318,000 for Climate Adaptation Project

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The Government of Canada is providing $318,000 over three years to the Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association (ACWWA) for a climate change adaptation...

Expert Panel Identifies Canada’s Top Climate Change Risks

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An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) has identified Canada’s top climate change risks. It has also determined that many...

Global Commission on Adaptation Meets with Leaders in Davos

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Representing the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA), Ban Ki-moon, the 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kristalina Georgieva, CEO of the World Bank, and...

Intact Centre Report on National Flood Standard Released

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The new report from the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, Weathering the Storm: Developing a Canadian Standard for Flood-Resilient Existing Communities, highlights a range...

Saanich, B.C. to Host Free Climate Change Workshops for Residents

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The District of Saanich is helping drive engagement with its new Climate Plan by facilitating free public workshops on November 29th and December 1st,...

Colwood, B.C. Hosts Community Climate Adaptation Project

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Colwood, B.C. has been selected along with seven other communities to participate in an Island-wide collaborative project to help communities understand how a changing...

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