Monday, December 9, 2019

Tag: resilience

Toronto Appoints New Chief Resilience Officer

The City of Toronto has appointed Elliott Cappell as chief resilience officer (CRO), a new position created to lead city-wide resilience-building efforts to help...

FCM Announces Advisors for Municipal Climate Resilience

The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announced today a new initiative connecting municipalities with local environmental experts to assist...

A Climate Change Strategy for Canada’s Coastal Communities

We have come a long way in understanding how the impacts of climate change affect Canada’s coasts and what to do about them. In...

Ont. Receives Over $93M for Water Infrastructure

The Government of Canada has announced several water infrastructure projects across Ontario, totaling more than $93 million in federal investment. Funding includes $2.6 million for...

Markham: Insurance Board Should Consider City Flood Control

The City of Markham, Ontario, has urged the insurance industry to consider city flood control measures when setting home insurance rates. Over the past three...

Insurance Co. Partners to Build More Flood-Resilient Communities

At a multi-stakeholder roundtable discussion, it was agreed that to improve our flood resiliency, Canadians needed the following conditions to be in place: Canadians understand the risk that overland and urban flood presents to their homes, business and communities

Cottage Owners Encouraged to Implement Climate Adaptation Measures

Climate change impacts everyone, but when you own property on a shoreline or in a floodplains, the impacts can be substantial. The Federation of Ontario Cottage...

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