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Tag: resilience

Canada Joins International Efforts for Coastal Resilience in the Pacific Region

Canada will work with the international community to build resilience to climate change in the Pacific region. Announced by Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the...

Saskatchewan Auditor Advises on Provincial Drainage Strategy

Although a record 693 quarter sections of Saskatchewan agriculture lands were brought into drainage compliance in the 2017–18 fiscal year, Saskatchewan’s Provincial Auditor says...

From Risk to Resilience

Ask your average Canadian about the notion of water risk and they’re likely to say, “not here in Canada!” Yet water risk is a...

National Grant to Help Municipalities with Climate Change Staffing Gaps

The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have announced new funding to help municipalities close staffing gaps and support those...

New Brunswick Increases Funding for Emergency Preparedness

The Government of New Brunswick has announced an additional $1.7 million in funding to help improve local emergency preparedness and double the number of...

Top 5 Water Infrastructure Stories 2017

1. Every Drop Counts in Ontario While Canada continues to lag behind other OECD nations with its approach to pricing carbon, we know that there...

Top 5 Water Science Stories 2017

1. National watershed assessment We rejoice when water is prominent in the mainstream media. When WWF-Canada released the first-ever national assessment of Canada’s freshwater underscoring...

Improving Canadian Design Standards & Procurement for Climate Resilience

Much of Canada’s water infrastructure has been in place for many years. Infrastructure designs and associated procurement processes are based on existing climate patterns....

Funding for Community Flood Control in Lac-Saguay, Quebec

Canada and Quebec have invested in a project to improve the safety of public infrastructure in Lac-Saguay Français by refitting a flood control dam. David...

Thunder Bay Joins Climate and Asset Management Network

The City of Thunder Bay, Ontario has been accepted into the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) new Climate and Asset Management Network, which is...

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