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GOVERNMENT OF NORTHWEST TERRITORIES ASSESSMENT OF CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS ON INFRASTRUCTURE IN ALL NWT COMMUNITIES

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The Government of NWT engaged WSP Canada to conduct a high level climate change vulnerability assessment using the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) Protocol. The vulnerability assessment included every type of municipal infrastructure within the boundaries of the 33 communities of NWT (over 1900 interactions), including civil, parks and facilities, buildings, fuel storage and power facilities. In addition to the application of the Protocol, WSP provided risk maps for every community to illustrate the spatial extent of hazards and … Read more

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Étude des vulnérabilités aux impacts climatiques de l’édifice situé au 330 Gare du Palais, Ville de Québec

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Dans le cadre de la Stratégie fédérale de développement durable (SFDD) 2016-2019, le gouvernement du Canada a pris l’engagement de réduire les émissions de GES de 17 % d’ici 2020 et de 40 % d’ici 2030 par rapport au niveau de référence de 2005-2006. De plus, le plan d’activités de la Direction générale des biens immobiliers de Services publics et Approvisionnement Canada (SPAC) indique comme priorité par excellence les « Opérations d’écologisation du gouvernement ». Dans ce document, les Services … Read more

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Étude des risques aux changements climatiques des installations de l’Aéroport des Îles-de-la-Madeleine Rapport d’évaluation des risques et mesures d’atténuation

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Étude des risques aux changements climatiques des installations de l’Aéroport des Îles-de-la-Madeleine Rapport d’évaluation des risques et mesures d’atténuation Attachments Stantec – SPACSTC – May 2020 – FR (7 MB)

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Étude des vulnérabilités aux impacts climatiques de l’édifice situé au 3, Passage du Chien d’Or

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Dans le cadre de la Stratégie fédérale de développement durable (SFDD) 2016-2019, le gouvernement du Canada a pris l’engagement de réduire les émissions de GES de 17 % d’ici 2020 et de 40 % d’ici 2030 par rapport au niveau de référence de 2005-2006. De plus, le plan d’activités de la Direction générale des biens immobiliers de Services publics et Approvisionnement Canada (SPAC) indique comme priorité par excellence les « Opérations d’écologisation du gouvernement ». Un des objectifs de la … Read more

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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH)

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A climate change vulnerability assessment was conducted for Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH) using the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) protocol version PG- 10.1. The protocol was devised to assess infrastructure vulnerability to changing climate parameters. This work consisted of identifying the potentially vulnerable infrastructure systems, determining possible climate change induced effects on relevant climatic parameters, and developing a risk rating for each possible interaction. The assessment does not evaluate the risks posed by the current climate or extreme … Read more

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PIEVC ASSESSMENT OF THREE CITY PARKS: CITY OF MISSISSAUGA

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Risk Sciences International led the parks assessment of the overall City of Mississauga Climate Change Action Plan. Using the PIEVC Protocol, a climate change and severe weather risk assessment was conducted on all human-made and natural infrastructure within each of three City-selected parks. The assessment process and documentation yield a characterization and overview of the potential risks for other City park assets. This study represents the first explicit application of the PIEVC Protocol to a city’s park assets in Canada, … Read more

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ASSESSMENT OF 285 SHUTER STREET APARTMENT TOWER

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This report is a Case Study of the climate change vulnerability of a residential high-rise apartment tower at 285 Shuter Street owned by Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) and occupied by residential tenants. The building is a 16-storey apartment building constructed in 1964 and part of the TCHC portfolio of social housing, which includes more than 2215 buildings including high, mid and low-rise apartments, townhouses and houses. It is part of a three-tower complex currently within the Toronto Tower renewal … Read more

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INFRASTRUCTURE ONTARIO/MINISTRY OF INFRASTRUCTURE – THREE PUBLIC BUILDINGS

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Golder Associates, with Morrison Hershfield (the Consultants), have performred a Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment study in alignment with the protocol developed by the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC), for Infrastructure Ontario (IO). This study brought together experts in building systems engineering, energy, water, climate, cultural heritage and other key disciplines, who worked with IO’s project team, facility stakeholders, Engineers Canada and Environmnet Canda, to complete this vulnerability assessment. The study focused on three buildings in IO’s portfolio, located in … Read more

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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