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New National Standards and Guidelines Developed for Increasing Flood Resilience

The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre) at the University of Waterloo and the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) have joined forces to...

Manitoba Invests $33 Million in Projects to Improve Climate Resilience

The Manitoba government is investing $33 million to improve climate resilience and support municipalities across the province, according to an announcement by Premier Brian...

Elliott Cappell Named Director of Climate Change for WSP in Canada

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...

Water Supply at Risk for 1.9 Billion People Worldwide: Study

New research has found that water towers, which provide water resources to 1.9 billion people globally, are at risk due to the threats related...

Ontario Announces Members of Advisory Panel on Climate Change

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,...

Diversification of Agricultural Crops Could Help Decrease Water Use

According to the authors of a new study, diversification of agricultural crops could help decrease water use, among other resource savings, but strategies to...

Alberta Confirms Funding for Flood Resilience Projects in 2019 Budget

Alberta’s 2019 Budget includes more than $43 million for 15 projects that will increase flood resilience in municipalities and Indigenous communities across the province. “Albertans...

City of St. Catherines, Ont. Receives Grant to Increase Climate Resilience

The City of St. Catherines, Ontario will use $125,000 in funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) climate change staff grants initiative, funded...

Saskatchewan Releases Climate Resilience Measurement Framework

Saskatchewan’s Environment Minister Dustin Duncan has announced a new Climate Resilience Measurement Framework to help measure resilience to climate change within the province. The framework...

Canada Invests $1.2M in National Water Projects

Yesterday, Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Jenny Gerbasi, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announced funding for 72 initiatives...

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