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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October 1, 2020 Presented by: Dr. Katie Hayes (Policy Analyst, Climate Change and Innovation Bureau, Health Canada) In this webinar, Dr. Katie Hayes explored how climate change affects mental health. She discussed the mental health outcomes from specific hazards, and the latest research on eco-anxiety and eco-grief. Particular attention was paid to the disproportionate risks…

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September 28, 2020 Presented by: Pete Zuzek (President of Zuzek Inc.)Linda Mortsch (University of Waterloo) A coastal vulnerability assessment was recently completed for 120 km of Lake Erie shoreline considering both historical extremes and projected climate change impacts on future lake levels, ice cover, and exposure to wave energy.  The project was supported by Natural…

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July 21, 2020 Presenter: Dr. Brent Doberstein, University of Waterloo Support: Michael Barnard and Dr. Patrick Saunders-Hastings, Gevity Consulting Inc. Abstract: Dr. Doberstein presented findings from an environmental scan and current state analysis of planned retreat in Canada and relevant international contexts, prepared for Natural Resources Canada. The team conducted a comprehensive review of planned…

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June 9, 2020 Presenters: DG Blair, M.Sc., Executive Director, Stewardship Centre for B.C. and Jim Johannessen, Licensed Eng., Geologist, MS, Principal, Engineering Geologist Coastal Geologic Services, Inc Abstract: Sea level rise, climate change adaptation planning and balancing many disparate needs brings complexity in determining appropriate courses of action required for shoreline management. In this webinar,…

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June 23, 2020 Presenters: Sheri Andrews-Key, University of Saskatchewan Mark Johnston, Saskatchewan Research Council This presentation described an integrated regional climate change assessment currently underway on a forested landscape in eastern Saskatchewan and western Manitoba. Partners include the forestry companies Weyerhaeuser and Edgewood Forest Products in Saskatchewan as well as Louisiana-Pacific Canada and Spruce Products…

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September 30, 2020 Presented by: Steve Winkelman (Founder, Green Resilience Strategies; incoming Executive Director, Ottawa Climate Action Fund) Deborah Harford (Executive Director, ACT (the Adaptation to Climate Change Team), Faculty of Environment, Simon Fraser University) Dr. Alison Shaw (Founder, FlipSide Sustainability) Facilitated by: Alexa Bradley (Policy Analyst, Transport Canada) Climate change mitigation and adaptation have…

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March 23, 2020 Presented by: Adam Cheeseman, Nature NB Jamie Burke, Town of Sackville Located on the traditional territory of the Mi’kmaq people along the Bay of Fundy, Sackville, New Brunswick is vulnerable to many climate risks, including increased extreme weather events, sea-level rise and flooding. As a direct response to youth climate strikes, the…

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