Community Adaptation Case Studies

NRCan has produced a series of communities-based case studies which illustrate a range of climate change adaptation actions across Canada. The case studies presented here (by region) were developed by NRCan to demonstrate a range of viable adaptation responses of communities across Canada to climate change impacts, risks and vulnerabilities.

Regions

Northern

Iqaluit

Iqaluit, NU
Sustainable Subdivision  (PDF, 201.2 kb)
February 2006

British Columbia

Kamloops

Kamloops, BC
Wildfire Protection Plan  (PDF, 574.0 kb)
December 2010

Vancouver

Vancouver, BC
Stormwater Management Program  (PDF, 524.0 kb)
December 2010

Prairies

Edmonton

Edmonton, AB
Urban Forest Management Plan  (PDF, 603.2 kb)
December 2010

Ontario

Toronto

Toronto, ON
Heat-Health Alert System  (PDF, 546.1 kb)
December 2010

Quebec

Sept-Îles

Sept-Îles, QC
Coping with Shoreline Erosion  (PDF, 279.6 kb)
February 2006

Atlantic

Le Goulet

Le Goulet, NB
Climate Change Adaptation Plan  (PDF, 575.2 kb)
December 2010

Halifax

Halifax, NS
Planning for Sea-level Rise  (PDF, 622.6 kb)
December 2010

Annapolis Royal

Annapolis Royal, NS
Preparing for Storm Surges  (PDF, 615.8 kb)
December 2010