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Tag: flood resilience

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...

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...

Gov’t of Canada Provides Funding to Increase Flood Resilience in Yellowknife

New funding has been announced by the Government of Canada and the City of Yellowknife to support a project that will increase flood resilience...

Gov’t of Canada Provides Funding to Increase Flood Resilience in Edmonton

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced funding for several flood mitigation projects in Edmonton. This includes building new dry ponds in...

Gov’t of Alberta Approves New Grants to Increase Community Resilience

The Government of Alberta has approved new Alberta Community Resilience Program grants totalling $15 million for two high-priority projects in the City of Calgary....

Grand River Conservation Authority Board Approves 2019 Budget

The Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) will spend more than $35 million this year on programs that protect life and minimize property damage from...

Intact Centre Report on National Flood Standard Released

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...

Toronto Partners with IBC and Intact Centre for Flood Resilience Program

Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has joined the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo and the City of Toronto to launch a pilot Toronto...

Feds, Prov. Fund 30 Flood Mitigation Projects in B.C.

On Friday, Harjit Singh Sajjan, Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, and Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and...

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