Climate change is one of the defining issues of our time. Communities across the country continue to experience the effects of a changing climate, from increased flooding to longer and more extreme heat waves to advancing invasive species and vector borne diseases. 

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Thursday, 04 February 2016 00:00

BARC Profile: City of Thunder Bay

Congratulations to the City of Thunder Bay for recently completing its Climate Adaptation Strategy! This achievement reflects the culmination of the significant amount of research, stakeholder consultation, risk and vulnerability assessments, climate change adaptation action identification and plan development that has taken place over the past several years.

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 20:08

Livable Cities Forum 2014 Recap

The 2014 Livable Cities Forum brought together North American adaptation practitioners to explore the theme of building resilient communities in picturesque Vancouver, BC.  

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Innovative approach to urban resiliency yields new resource for city leaders

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Count the City of Surrey as being an active leader on community climate change mitigation and adaptation in Canada.

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ICLEI Member and BARC Program participant, Durham Region, acknowledged internationally for their innovative waste management practices. 

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The flooding experienced by the City of Calgary may be one of the most-covered weather-related extreme events in Canada's history as municipal staff and residents took to social media to capture what unfolded on Twitter, Facebook, blogs, and various other online platforms - and Calgarians are better off for it.  

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