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The cancellation of the Manitoba Marathon due to extreme heat may provide a case study for athletic event management in extreme weather.
Conversation Media Group, the
Long-term disaster mitigation plans and net-zero ambitions are running up against the realities of human impatience and reimbursement limits from insurers in Lytton, Canada, a village burned in 2021.
Thomson Reuters
The St. Lawrence riverbanks are eroding. This has an impact on infrastructure, economy and inhabitants’ well-being. It exposes communities to flooding and can destroy local ecosystems.
Conversation Media Group, the

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Sendai Focal PointPublic Safety Canada

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Coverpage of "Climate resilience guidelines for BC health facility planning and design"
2020
The purpose of the Climate Resilience Guidelines for Health Facility Planning and Design is to better enable the planning and design of new health facilities that are equipped to deal with the challenges of climate change.
Fraser Health Authority
2019

The Emergency Management Strategy for Canada (EM Strategy) builds on the foundational principles articulated in the Emergency Management Framework (EM Framework) and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in order to establish Federal

Public Safety Canada Government of Canada
2018

This action plan responds to a publication released in 2017, "Addressing the new normal: 21st century disaster management in British Columbia," as well as other reports. The plan acknowledges work to date in fire and flood management, and identifies

British Columbia Government

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Cover and title of publication
2021
This report summarizes the risks posed on Canada's climate, ecosystems, food and water systems, and citizens by climate change, as well as the country's policies for mitigation, adaptation, and emissions reductions.
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
2014
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development