Date: February 19-21, 2020 Location: Vancouver, British Columbia Adaptation Canada 2020 is Canada’s national conference on climate change adaptation. Building on the success of the 2016 conference in Ottawa, Adaptation Canada 2020 rolls out February 19-21 for three intensive days, plus ample opportunities for networking and socializing. It all takes place in Vancouver, on Canada’s…

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This project informs the development of a methodology to assess the protection status of conservation lands and waters managed by Ontario’s Conservation Authorities, and to comment on the potential contribution of these properties to Canada’s Biodiversity Goals and Targets and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Aichi 2020 Target commitments, particularly but not limited to…

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This project informs the development of a methodology to assess the protection status of conservation lands and waters managed by Ontario’s Conservation Authorities (CAs). The project enables commentary on the potential contribution of these properties to Canada’s Target 1 contained in Canada’s Biodiversity Outcome Framework and 2020 Goals and Targets, which reflects Canada’s commitment to…

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Climate change will have major implications for many proposed projects that require environmental assessments (EAs). This will include the effects of climate change both on the project and on the environmental impacts of the project. The Best Practices described in this report state how the effects of climate change can and should be addressed in…

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July 22, 2019 Presented by: Abderrahmane Yagouti (Manager, Canadian Centre for Climate Services, ECCC) This webinar provided an overview and demonstration of ClimateData.ca, a user-friendly online climate data source. With the support from Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Canadian Centre for Climate Services, ClimateData.ca is the result of a collaboration between the Pacific Climate Impacts…

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July 4, 2019 Presented by: Dr. Xeubin Zhang (Senior Research Scientists, Environment and Climate Change Canada) Dr. Nathan Gillett (Senior Research Scientists, Environment and Climate Change Canada) Canada’s Changing Climate Report was released to the public on April 2, 2019. This report is about how and why Canada’s climate has changed and what changes are…

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June 19, 2019 Presented by: Blair Greenan (Research Scientist, Fisheries and Oceans Canada) Thomas James (Research Scientist, Geological Survey of Canada, Natural Resources Canada) This presentation summarized the observed and projected changes for the three oceans surrounding Canada in the context of anthropogenic climate change and natural climate variability. The results were drawn from Chapter…

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June 6, 2019 Presented by: Dr. Chris Derksen (Research Scientist, Climate Research Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada) Dr. Barrie Bonsal (Research Scientist, Watershed Hydrology and Ecology Research Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada) Canada’s Changing Climate Report was released to the public on April 2, 2019. This report is about how and why Canada’s…

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April 18, 2019 Presented by: Elizabeth Bush (Project Lead, Canada’s Changing Climate Report, Environment and Climate Change Canada) The report, Canada in a Changing Climate, is about how and why Canada’s climate has changed and what changes are projected for the future. Led by Environment and Climate Change Canada, the document is the first of…

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March 19, 2019 Presented by: Dirk Nyland (Chief Engineer, BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure) Allison Kader (Research/Analysis Officer, Transport Canada) Representatives from British Columbia’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (BCMoTI) and Transport Canada’s (TC) Transportation Assets Risk Assessment (TARA) initiative discussed the importance of incorporating climate considerations into current and future transportation infrastructure design…

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