Miramichi. like most Canadian communities, is being impacted by a changing climate. Increases in both temperature and precipitation are resulting in sea-level rise, coastal erosion and increased intensity and frequency of storm-surge events. Miramichi, which is in a tidal zone, is presently experiencing ﬂooding during extreme precipitation events. The resulting climate change related impacts are having signiﬁcant negative economic and socio-economic impacts on Miramichi. In May 2012.