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Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (CRiVA) Saint John Postal A Station and Annex

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The objective of this project is to assist Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) in effectively incorporating adaptation measures to changing climate into the design, development, and management of the Saint John Postal Station “A” building and its Annex, by conducting a climate change risk and vulnerability assessment (CRiVA) using the PIEVC Protocol. The risks were estimated as a product of the likelihood of the climate indicators for the three time periods (historical, mid-century, and end of the century), and … Read more

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Town of Aurora Climate Change Adaptation Plan

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A changing climate has resulted in increases in temperature and extreme weather events in southern Ontario. Physical impacts from heat waves, strong winds, and flooding have been experienced in the Town of Aurora and are projected to occur more frequently and with greater intensity. As climate change continues to shift weather patterns and norms, it is important to understand how these changes may manifest in the Town of Aurora, and what the impact to the community may be. Attachments Town … Read more

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VILLAGE SQUARE LEISURE CENTRE CLIMATE RISK AND RESILIENCE ASSESSMENT

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The City of Calgary (the City) has embarked on this resilience planning process in response to the impactful climate changes being experienced by the City. This project contributes to the process by conducting a climate risk and resilience assessment (CRRA) on the Village Square Leisure Centre (the facility) in accordance with the City’s Integrated Risk Management Framework and the Public Infrastructure Climate Risk Assessment process. The Village Square Leisure Centre is located at 2623, 56th Street Northeast, Calgary, Alberta, and … Read more

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NORTH MOUNT PLEASANT ARTS CENTRE CLIMATE RISK AND RESILIENCE ASSESSMENT

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The City of Calgary has embarked on a climate resilience planning process in response to the impactful climate changes being experienced by the City. This project contributes to the process by conducting a climate risk and resilience assessment (CRRA) on the North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre in accordance with the City’s Integrated Risk Management Framework and the Public Infrastructure Climate Risk Assessment process. The North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre is located at 523 27 Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta. The original … Read more

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MANCHESTER COMPLEX SITE – CLIMATE RESILIENCE ASSESSMENT

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The City of Calgary (the City) has embarked on a climate resilience planning process in response to the impactful climate changes being experienced by the City. This project contributes to the process by conducting a climate risk and resilience assessment (CRRA) on the Manchester Complex (the Complex) in accordance with the City’s Integrated Risk Management Framework and the Public Infrastructure Climate Risk Assessment process. The methodology applied in this project builds upon the City’s Public Infrastructure Climate Risk Assessment process, … Read more

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Future of Stephen Avenue Climate Resilience Assessment

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Increased trends in the magnitude and frequency of climate related events have prompted the City of Calgary to develop a Public Infrastructure Climate Risk Assessment process that aligns with the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) and Infrastructure Canada climate lens requirements. An expanded version of this process was applied to the planned redevelopment of Arts and Culture Character area (referred to as The Commons) along Stephen Avenue. The physical project boundary extends from the east end of Stephen Avenue … Read more

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CALGARY TRANSIT FLEET ELECTRIFICATION PLANNING STUDY

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The City of Calgary declared a climate emergency on November 15, 2021 and is now accelerating City-wide timelines to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and advance climate adaptation and mitigation priorities. In response, Calgary Transit is underway with a Fleet Electrification Planning Study, supported by WSP’s Transportation and Infrastructure Advisory Services. The Project would see the replacement of internal combustion engine buses with battery electric buses (BEBs) along with electrification planning and infrastructure upgrades at three garage facilities. This CRRA … Read more

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CITY OF CALGARY Marda Loop Climate Change Risk Assessment

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This document reports on the Climate Risk and Resilience Assessment (the Assessment) process conducted for of the Marda Loop Streetscape Project and is a process commissioned by the City of Calgary (the City) for its development projects with goals of reducing life cycle project risk and providing the decision-support information that fosters improved decision-making during project planning and design phases. The City of Calgary’s Marda Loop Streetscape Project refers to the transportation project involving the design, construction, operation and maintenance … Read more

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Glenbow Museum Climate Lens CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCE ASSESSMENT FINAL REPORT

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The Glenbow Museum was originally constructed in 1976 and is in the Design Development Stage of a major capital project to revitalize and redesign the building exterior and interior spaces. This report provides a summary of the methodology and outcomes from the Climate Change Resilience Assessment (“the resilience assessment”) completed as a requirement for funding through Infrastructure Canada’s Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) – Community, Culture and Recreation Stream. The assessment was completed to fully satisfy requirements in the … Read more

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CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCE STRATEGY SAINT JOHN AIRPORT, NEW BRUNSWICK

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Saint John Airport Inc. commissioned WSP to develop a Climate Change Risk Assessment and Environmental Management Resiliency Strategy. The assessment is a risk-management approach to understand the likelihood and consequences of how future climate change events may affect infrastructure components and operations. The Saint John Airport serves the City of Saint John, New Brunswick, and accommodates about 280,000 passengers annually, with annual revenues of over $7 million. The airport consists of two runways, five taxiways, and the associated infrastructure (i.e., … Read more