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Tag: resiliency

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....

Climate Change-Water Vulnerabilities Identified for Three St. John River Communities

Power outages, groundwater contamination, and telecommunications disruptions are the top three climate-change hazards identified by New Brunswick municipalities in a Community Climate Change Vulnerability...

Reinsurance Against Flood

The agreement will allow the NFIP to share flood risk with private reinsurance companies to help defray the cost of claims from large and unexpected insured events, such as large hurricanes, ultimately strengthening the NFIP’s solvency and lessening the burden on taxpayers, according to background information from Munich Re.

Review of Lake Winnipeg Hydroelectric Operations Sets New Requirements

This week the Manitoba Clean Environment Commission (CEC) released a report on the review of the regulation for hydropower development on the Nelson River...

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