Regional Climate Advisor for Northern and Eastern Ontario

2017-2021 Climate Risk Institute is proud to have served as a Regional Climate Advisor for Northern and Eastern Ontario. The regional climate advisor initiative was offered through the Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program, which is delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and funded by the Government of Canada. This initiative supports communities that are…

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Course Evaluation Survey

Climate Law for Infrastructure Practitioners – Online Course We thank you in advance for completing this survey. Your feedback will help us improve the Climate Law for Infrastructure Practitioners course. The survey should take 10 to 15 minutes to complete. All questions are optional and all responses are anonymous.

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Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) Credentialling Program

The IRP Program has been designed to help infrastructure practitioners strengthen the knowledge and competencies they require to advance more climate-resilient approaches for the planning, design and management of infrastructure. Engineers Canada – the umbrella organization for the 12 regional Canadian regulators of the engineering profession – launched the Program in 2016 as a series…

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Donna Chiarelli

Donna Chiarelli brings over 20 years experience helping to build healthy, prosperous and resilient communities. Her consulting work now focuses on strengthening decision making of local governments and the people they work with, related to asset management, environmental sustainability and climate action. She is working on multiple projects with the Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (https://mnai.ca)…

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Jody Rechenmacher

Jody Rechenmacher, P.Eng., is a Community Consultant and Principal with Urban Systems Ltd. Jody works with municipalities and First Nations to lead and facilitate the development of service-focused management programs, strategies, and plans that span all types of community services. Her expertise is in navigating complex problems that require both a technical and a social lens, with an…

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Allison Myles, B.A., MCC

As an Adaptation Extension Liaison with the Climate Risk Institute, Alli works with a wide range of stakeholder groups to build climate resilience. She is passionate about creating compelling content for communicating climate science to mobilize knowledge, improve capacity and highlight the interconnected technical and cultural dimensions of climate change. She has previously worked in…

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Webinar – Climate Change Information Products for Agriculture in Grey, Bruce and Huron Counties of Southern Ontario

April 29, 2021 Presentations by: Anna Zaytseva (BA, MSc), Advisory and Technical Services Liaison, Climate Risk Institute Kirsten MacMillan (BASc, BA, EIT), Climate and Engineering Analyst, Climate Risk Institute Description: Understanding the state of climate change science in the Great Lakes and the impacts of the changing climate on various sectors and ecosystems in the…

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THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION FOR PLANNERS: THE BRACE TRAINING SERIES

April 1, 2021 We are in a time of multiple complex challenges: the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and recovery being at the forefront for many communities, in addition to a greater focus on equity, anti-racism, fighting systemic discrimination, and advancing Indigenous reconciliation. Climate change is deeply connected to all of these issues, and adaptation continues to…

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Course – Climate Law for Infrastructure Practitioners

Online course currently in progress The online course, beginning on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, will be delivered twice a week for four (4) consecutive weeks (Tuesday and Thursday, 12:00 pm – 1:45 pm, EDT). Course Fee: $625 plus applicable taxes (if pursuing the IRP credential ); $475 plus applicable taxes (if for professional development only)…

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