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The Metrolinx Five Year Strategy

The Metrolinx Five Year Strategy (2015-2020) included the provision for a Corporate Climate Adaptation Plan to be established by 2018. In view of this goal, Metrolinx created a Senior Advisor position in resiliency and adaptation, and engaged a project team, consisting of specialists from AECOM, Risk Sciences International and Toronto Region Conservation Authority, to conduct a pilot study on climate change vulnerabilities.

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Évaluation de la vulnérabilité aux changements climatiques du réseau de drainage unitaire de Montréal

Le Service de l’eau de la Ville de Montréal a signé une entente avec Ingénieurs Canada afin d’utiliser le Protocole du comité sur la vulnérabilité de l’ingénierie des infrastructures publiques (Protocole) pour l’évaluation de la vulnérabilité des infrastructures de drainage unitaire du Service aux changements climatiques. Le Protocole consiste en une méthodologie d’évaluation centrée sur l’utilisation d’une matrice de risques et sur le jugement professionnel. (Available in French only)

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Évaluation de la vulnérabilité aux changements climatiques du réseau de drainage unitaire de Montréal

Le Service de l’eau de la Ville de Montréal a signé une entente avec Ingénieurs Canada afin d’utiliser le Protocole du comité sur la vulnérabilité de l’ingénierie des infrastructures publiques (Protocole) pour l’évaluation de la vulnérabilité des infrastructures de drainage unitaire du Service aux changements climatiques. Le Protocole consiste en une méthodologie d’évaluation centrée sur l’utilisation d’une matrice de risques et sur le jugement professionnel.

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Mine Access Roads in Northern Canada - Economic Implications of Climate Change

Note: This project used the PIEVC Protocol for various parts of the work, as well as additional surrounding work. An example of how the PIEVC Protocol can be integrated into large projects of wider scope.

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Assessment of Highway Infrastructure – City of Miramichi

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.

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British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure - Yellowhead Hwy 16

The British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is responding to issues of climate variability in its highway design, operation and maintenance processes by undertaking

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City of Toronto Study of Three Road Culverts

The City of Toronto owns over one hundred and fifty large culverts with diameters larger than 3 metres, and countless smaller culverts, all of which are affected in some way by changes in the climate. The collapse of the Finch Avenue culvert during the August 19, 2005 storm event highlights the importance of these pieces of infrastructure.

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