Province/ Territory Saskatchewan

Climate Change Impacts on Yellow Quill First Nation Infrastructure Yellow Quill First Nation, Saskatchewan

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The Yellow Quill community has been susceptible to multiple episodes of flooding. Flooding in 2005 and 2006 prompted the community to complete extensive drainage improvements to mitigate further flooding (completed in 2007). In May 2018, Lori Bradford, an Assistant Professor in the School of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Saskatchewan and Myron Neapetung obtained a First Nations Adapt Program grant to investigate the community’s vulnerability to more frequent flooding brought on by the effects of climate changes (Source: … Read more

Province/ Territory Saskatchewan

ASSESSMENT OF UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN CURRENT ENGINEERING BUILDING AND NEW ADDITION

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In early 2011, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), in cooperation with Engineers Canada, embareked on a joint-funded project to assess the potential vulnerability of the Engineering Building to climate change. Associated Engineering (AE) was retained to conduct the ristk assessment and report on the impacts that future climate change may have on the existing engineering building as well as on a proposed building expansion. The objective of this study was to identify the components of the existing building … Read more