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CITY OF CALGARY Walden Fire Station and City Facilities Master Plan Climate Risk and Resilience Assessment

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This document reports on the Climate Risk and Resilience Assessment (the Assessment) process conducted for the Walden Fire Station and Library Project. The City of Calgary (the City) conducts CRRAs for its development projects to reduce project risks across an asset’s intended life cycle and to provide the decision-support information that fosters improved decision-making during project planning and design phases. Results from the resilience assessment are intended to identify anticipated climate change risks and recommend opportunities to reduce risks and … Lire la suite

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City of Calgary: 8 Street Revitalize Climate Risk and Resilience Assessment

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The City of Calgary is investing in the future and transforming, modernizing and revitalizing 8 Street SW, an important community connection for Downtown West and the Beltline. As a flagship project for Calgary’s Downtown Strategy and a priority of Calgary’s Greater Downtown Plan, this project provides a foundation for spurring redevelopment in the west end of downtown, addressing issues of accessibility, and providing wider, more equitable options for mobility for all users. This work is being undertaken by Urban Systems … Lire la suite

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

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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 … Lire la suite

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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 … Lire la suite

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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 … Lire la suite

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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 … Lire la suite

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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, … Lire la suite

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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 … Lire la suite

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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 … Lire la suite

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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 … Lire la suite