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CSA Posts Further Guidance on Climate Change Risk

Earlier this month, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced the publication of CSA Staff Notice 51-358 Reporting of Climate Change-related Risks, which is intended...

ACWWA Receives $318,000 for Climate Adaptation Project

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...

City of Markham Takes Green Approach to Flood Control

The City of Markham is taking a green approach to flood control with plans to create natural infrastructure spanning five acres, roughly the size...

Expert Panel Identifies Canada’s Top Climate Change Risks

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...

Risk Transfer can Help Utilities Manage Costs of Volatile Weather: Report

A new report highlights how water utilities can use weather risk transfer (WRT) contracts to mitigate the costs of floods, droughts, and fluctuations in water...

New Study Examines State of Local Adaptation Planning in Canada

Over the past year, researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the University of Waterloo (UW) worked with the Federation of Canadian...

Resilient Vancouver Strategy Launched by City of Vancouver

The City of Vancouver has launched Resilient Vancouver, a multi-year strategy aimed at enhancing the capacity of the city’s neighbourhoods, government, and infrastructure to serve...

Resilient Calgary Strategy Receives Approval from Calgary City Council

Calgary City Council approved the Resilient Calgary strategy on June 17, 2019. The strategy provides a vision to make Calgary a more resilient city for...

Downpours More Frequent with Global Warming, According to Study

The frequency of heavy downpours has increased across the globe over the past 50 years, according to research led by the Global Institute for...

New Partnership to Strengthen Water Resource Management

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Global Water Partnership (GWP) are increasing their long-standing cooperation to strengthen water resource management. This is at a time...

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