DATE/TIME: April 29, 2021 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT Click here to register! Presentation by: Anna Zaytseva (MSc), Advisory and Technical Services Liaison, 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 region has been…

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DATE/TIME: May 4, 2021 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT Presentation by: Christine Zimmer, M.Sc (Eng), P.Eng. Chief Specialist, Watershed Projects Division, Credit Valley Conservation Authority Amna Tariq, P. Eng, Engineer, Watershed Projects Division, Credit Valley Conservation Authority Description: Approximately 50% of Canadians believe their storm water systems are in good condition with only about one…

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March 29, 2021 PresentersMarianne Armstrong, Director, Stakeholder Engagement and Management, Construction Research Centre, National Research Council CanadaChad Nelson, Principal Advisor, Climate Resilience and Natural Infrastructure, Infrastructure Canada DescriptionThis webinar summarized important progress which had been made towards Climate Resilient Infrastructure over the past 5 years, and will highlight the pathway forward to achieving a resilient…

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March 22, 2021 Presenters: Gary St. Michel, P.Eng, Technical lead for Tetra Tech’s Vancouver Asset Management groupPresenting on behalf of Public Services and Procurement Canada Vincent Leys, MSc, P.Eng, PMP, Senior Coastal Engineer for CBCL ConsultingPresenting on behalf of TC Atlantic Region Megan Roche, BSc, Climate Change and Environmental Analyst, Calgary Airport Authority Presenting on behalf of…

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February 1, 2021 Presenters Fiona Hill (Manager of the NRC’s CRBCPI project);Dr. Hamidreza Shirkhani (Research Officer at the NRC’s Construction Research Center); andEnda Murphy (Senior Research Engineer at the NRC’s Coastal and River Engineering center) Facilitated by: Alexa Bradley (Policy Analyst, Transport Canada) Canada’s transportation systems, including bridges and roads, are often designed based on…

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January 28, 2021 Presented by: Nathalie Beaulieu and Pierre Valois, Université Laval and Emanuel Nicolescu, CBCL Limited, on behalf of a team including members from University of Massachusetts Boston and Ouranos. This webinar presented examples of public policies and instruments implemented in various jurisdictions. Information obtained until now in six case studies allow us to…

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December 11, 2020 Presented by: Dr. John Pomeroy, PhD, FRGS, FRSC, Distinguished Professor, Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change and Director of Global Water Futures, University of Saskatchewan. While increases in precipitation and temperature have been observed across Canada in the last half-century and are predicted for the future as climate change…

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November 30, 2020 Presented by:Elaine Barrow, Senior Climate Advisor, Canadian Centre for Climate Services (CCCS)Katie Pearson, Policy Advisor, CCCSWith moderation by Sarah Rayfield, Manager, Climate Service Delivery, CCCS Description: This webinar provided a walk-through of ClimateData.ca, the web portal which provides climate information to help decision-makers build a more resilient Canada. While the focus was…

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November 12, 2020 Presentations by:Jimena Eyzaguirre (International Team Director and Business Lead for climate change adaptation at ESSA Technologies Ltd);Richard Boyd (Director of Research at All One Sky Foundation); andDG Blair (Executive Director, Stewardship Centre for BC) Description:Development impacts, including habitat loss and pollution, combined with climate change challenges are affecting the health of shoreline…

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