The Climate Risk Institute undertakes program and policy evaluation to ensure public resources are used effectively, efficiently, and equitably, to enable effective adaptation. Evaluation can identify policies and plans that enable or create barriers to effective adaptation, leading to more resilient communities.

Policy and Program Evaluation

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Sault Ste. Marie OP Review

This project with the City of Sault Ste. Marie involved review of the City’s draft Official Plan to identify potential gaps, possible issues with maladaptation, and opportunities for implementation of additional adaptation actions/direction. CRI completed the review and performed a high-level comparison of the proposed policy with applicable provincial planning policy and relevant examples from…