Webinar: Release of the Canada in a Changing Climate: National Issues Report

June 28, 2021 Lead authors and the Assessment Secretariat presented information for the release of the National Issues Report. Speakers include:Craig Brown, Cities and Towns chapterKelly Vodden and Ashlee Cunsolo, Rural and Remote Communities chapterHayley Carlson and Alain Pietroniro, Water Resources chapterMichelle Molnar, Ecosystem Services chapterRichard Boyd, Costs and Benefits of Climate Change Impacts and…

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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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Webinar: Municipal Risk and Return on Investment Tool

May 4, 2021 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 in five Canadians feeling stormwater systems…

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Webinar: Progress towards a Climate Resilient Built Environment

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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Webinar: Transportation Asset Risk Assessment: Climate Risk Assessment Tools and Frameworks for the Transportation Sector

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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Webinar: Integrating Future Climatic Design Data and Coastal Hazards into Transportation Infrastructure Design

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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Webinar: Understanding the determinants of effective policy instruments for climate change adaptation: Lessons from ongoing case studies in coastal areas of Québec, Atlantic Canada and Massachusetts

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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Webinar: Climate Change and Future Flooding: A Case Study of Calgary’s Bow and Elbow River Basins

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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Webinar: What’s new on ClimateData.ca?

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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