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Royal Roads University

Royal Roads University is an accredited, publicly funded, applied research university in Victoria, Canada that has focused on lifelong education since 1995.

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Toward a National Adaptation Strategy for Canada

The purpose of this paper is to outline some key issues and considerations that should inform the development of Canada’s National Adaptation Strategy (NAS).

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Green Infrastructure in Urban Centres

The course provides an overview of how green infrastructure (GI) systems work, the ecosystem services they can provide, and how they can be employed effectively.

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Climate Modelling and Forest Adaptation online course

This online course introduces climatic and ecological modelling tools and practical applications of models in forest and ecological resource management. See learning resources and taster videos!

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Project Management for a Changing Climate

This online course is designed to prepare professionals with project management responsibilities to add a climate change lens to their projects. Watch the videos for a taster!

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Natural Asset Management Fundamentals

This course helps local government staff, engaged professionals in multiple disciplines, and community organizations, understand the field of natural asset management. Watch the videos for a taster!

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Linking Knowledge Platforms to Facilitate Users’ Adaptation Journeys

This event explored why platform connections are important, how they can be made, and how they add value to a user’s adaptation journey.

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Enhancing Platform Impact

This session explored at how ‘in-person’ components play a central (but often under recognized) role in complementing digital efforts by climate adaptation knowledge platforms.

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Integrating User Needs into Platforms

This session explored how the needs of users are being integrated into, and addressed by, platform development. 

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National Adaptation Strategies

This event explored lessons learned from KE4CAP countries, including tools for effective engagement of partners in the National Adaptation Strategy (NAS) process, governance mechanisms, and M&E. 
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BKE EU-Canada

Working with KE4CAP, the Government of Canada hosted 4 workshops to enhance knowledge exchange on topics of relevance to CAPs, including experiences in developing national adaptation strategies.

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Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals

This course has been designed to help professionals working across multiple disciplines to bring a climate change adaptation lens to their current and future projects. Watch the videos for a taster!

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Low Carbon Resilience: Best Practices For Professionals

This project focused on the key role professionals play as change agents in climate action, and what is needed for all sectors to advance uptake of low carbon reslience based practices. 

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Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation

The Intact Centre helps homeowners, communities, governments and businesses to identify, and reduce, risks associated with climate change and extreme weather events in Canada.

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Canada’s Climate Change Adaptation Platform

Canada's Climate Change Adaptation Platform aims to create an enabling environment for adaptation, where decision-makers in regions and industry are equipped with the tools and information needed.

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Adaptation Learning Network

The Adaptation Learning Network is helping professionals in British Columbia who work at the front line of climate adaptation to integrate adaptation competencies into their professional practice,

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Canadian Centre for Climate Services

The Canadian Centre for Climate Services (CCCS) is a dedicated multi-disciplinary team and platform aimed at helping Canadians understand, and become more resilient to climate change.

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VKE2: Supporting and working with local actors

Participants shared practical experiences in supporting and working with local authorities and other local users, providing ideas and inspiration to apply across knowledge platforms.

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The KE4CAP Project

The Stepping-Up Knowledge Exchange between Climate Adaptation Knowledge Platforms project provides a forum for platform teams to learn from each other and work together to address challenges.

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City of Vancouver

The City of Vancouver has a climate change adaptation stratgy that aims to ensure the city remains liveable and resilient, maintaining its values, character and charm in the face of climate change.

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Canadian Red Cross

The Canadian Red Cross Society is a Canadian humanitarian charitable organization, and one of 190 national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies.

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New Brunswick Environmental Network

NBEN Mission

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RegionsAdapt 2018 Report: Multi-level Governance in Climate Change Adaptation

The RegionsAdapt 2018 Report gathers the physical and socio-economic climate risks that 42 regions around the world face and their best adaptation practices to address these challenges.

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Commission for Environmental Cooperation

Three countries working together to protect our shared environment: Since 1994, Canada, Mexico and the United States have collaborated in protecting North America's enviro

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