Climate Smart Policy and Procurement

An Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) Online Course The course starts November 7, 2022 This course equips engineers and other infrastructure professionals with foundational awareness of procurement processes, as well as knowledge of critical climate policies and their implications for procurement. The course provides insight into how climate policies and resilience can be reflected in procurement…

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Climate Risk Institute collaborates with Bruce Power, the Council of the Great Lakes Region and Indigenous communities in Southwestern Ontario to produce Story Maps featuring key climate trends, impacts and opportunities

September 2022 Over the course of the past two years, Bruce Power, in partnership with the Council of the Great Lakes Region and the Climate Risk Institute, has worked on engaging the agricultural, municipal, and Indigenous communities in Grey, Bruce, and Huron counties to produce knowledge and information products that address opportunities and risks related to climate change…

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Engineering and Climate Risk Lead

CRI IS HIRING for the position of Engineering and Climate Risk Lead.  MAKE A DIFFERENCE! This position will help CRI lead exciting, innovative municipal, provincial, national, and even international efforts to advance the practice of climate and engineering/infrastructure vulnerability and risk assessment, and resiliency planning. CRI activities in this area currently include:  Oversight of the…

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Webinar: Ontario Chapter of Canada in a Changing Climate: Regional Perspectives Report

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 12:00pm – 1:30pm EDT This webinar will follow the official release of the Ontario Chapter of the Regional Perspectives Report. Hear directly from the authors about how climate change is affecting Ontario, and how communities and sectors are increasingly taking action to adapt. The Regional Perspectives Report, led by Natural Resources Canada, provides an overview…

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Webinar Series: Climate Change Vulnerability and Risk Assessments for Infrastructure

The PIEVC Program Alliance is pleased to announce the launch of the PIEVC Practitioner’s Network through the upcoming Climate Change Vulnerability and Risk Assessment Infrastructure Webinar Series and Global Forum. The Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) Protocol was developed to assist engineers in factoring climate change impacts into plans for design, operation, and maintenance…

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Doreen Wong

Doreen Wong, B.A., B.COMM., LL.B., CRIO, PMP, SCMP (Candidate) is the Vice President and a Principal Consultant of Robinson Global Management Inc. (RGM), a boutique multidisciplinary consulting firm. RGM, a proud Certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE), was the recipient of WBE’s 2021 Supplier of the Year for demonstrated excellence in business growth, impact on the…

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Building Adaptation Skills for a Changing Climate Webinar Series!

The Building Regional Adaptation Capacity and Expertise (BRACE) Program led by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), is launching a fall webinars series focused on sharing experiences on how to build climate change adaptation skills. The webinars series will feature the results of over 20 co-funded projects. The key objectives of the webinar series are to:  1)…

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Jazmin Vargas Najera, BSc, MCC (candidate)

Jazmin is a Climate Change Adaptation Intern at the Climate Risk Institute. As a Master of Climate Change candidate at the University of Waterloo, she strives to unpack complex questions while bridging social equity and climate change adaptation. Jazmin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Community and Environmental Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her educational…

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