Coming Soon! BRACE Webinar Series

The Natural Resources Canada Building Regional Adaptation Capacity and Expertise (BRACE) Program invested in training, knowledge-exchange activities and practical action to increase the capacity of organizations, professionals, communities and small- to medium-sized businesses to undertake climate change adaptation actions. This upcoming webinars series will focus on the twenty co-funded BRACE projects. They target several themes,…

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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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Alyssa Hill, B.Msc, MCC (candidate)

Alyssa is a Climate Change Adaptation Intern with the Climate Risk Institute. Alyssa holds a Bachelor of Medical Sciences Degree from Western University and is in the process of completing a Master of Climate Change at the University of Waterloo. In addition to studying the complexities of climate change mitigation, adaptation, and governance in Canada,…

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Daniela Bodden, BSc, MEng

Daniela, Project Manager (International), Resilience and Climate Risk, is a professional civil engineer with over 8 years of experience that has included developing and managing water infrastructure, social development, climate adaptation and mitigation projects. She has worked in a multicultural and interdisciplinary environment through projects funded and partnered by national and municipal governments and international agencies…

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Webinar: Get to Know the New Canadian Center for Climate Service’s Interactive Map of Adaptation Actions

March 25, 2022 Decision-makers and adaptation practitioners across Canada have identified the need for accessible examples of climate change adaptation actions, from others that have faced similar issues, as a key tool when incorporating climate change considerations into their work. The new Map of Adaptation Actions aims to address this need by providing interactive, one-stop-shop…

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Webinar: Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)’s Forest Management Standard

March 30, 2022 The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) is an organization committed to improving the practice of forestry on all forestlands in North America. The most recent revisions to their “SFI Forest management standard (2022)” included 2 new objectives titled that are focused significantly on forest management adaptation to climate change. Climate Smart Forestry (Objective…

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Vincent Leys

Vincent Leys, M.Sc, P.Eng, PMP is a Halifax-based coastal engineer with consulting firm CBCL Limited. He brings over 20 years of experience helping coastal communities adapt to the growing challenges of sea level rise, flooding, eroding shorelines, wave action, or shoaling navigation channels. Vincent is involved in many climate change adaptation initiatives across Atlantic Canada.…

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